Kano State

Ministry of Health

We strive to improve the quality of life of the citizens of Kano State. We adopt measures that strengthen the Health System through the Eight (8) departments & four (4) Agencies of the Ministry.

Disease Control

We coordinate and manage all State’s disease control programmes through Effective Surveillance, Emergency Preparedness, and Response.

Effective Collaboration

We collaborate with Local Governments, Private Sectors, and Donor Organizations to embark on developmental Programmes, Monitoring & Evaluating for these programs’ and their Implementation Strategies.

Total Provider Access

Coordinate post graduate training of physicians such a Family Medicine Physicians and Obstetricians/Gynecologist and other health care workers; coordinates Hajj Camp Clinics & Environmental Sanitation Programs.


State-wide free eye care programme (drugs distributed to over 50,000 beneficiaries, 8,480 Glasses Distributed, and 2,463 Surgeries (Trachoma (429) & Cataract (2,034)) conducted in 9 centers across the State

The State Ministry of Health Commissioners

Most Recent Commissioners

Dr. Sanda Muhammad

21st Commissioner

Achievements at a glance