DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND DISEASE CONTROL

Public Health & Disease Control

The department of Public Health and Disease Control formally named Department of Primary Health Care and Disease Control was renamed in 2013 after the creation of the State Primary Health Care Management Board and the State AIDS Control Agency with some function of the department ceded to these two agencies.

The organogram of the department is indicated below:-

Department Overview: The department at is headed by a director and assisted by two deputy directors viz: Public Health/State Epidemiologist and training and manpower development. Presently there are 12 programmes headed by programme officers with offices situated in the Ministry, Sheikh Mohd Jidda, Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital and Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH).

Units Under the Department Public Health & Disease Control