Nigeria’s National Health Act 2014 was signed into law by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on the 9th of December, 2014. The Act established the framework for the Regulation, Management and Development of a National Health System and also set standards for rendering health services and other related matters.
One of the major objectives of the Act is the elimination of quacks and the promotion of professionalism in the health sector. The Act also seeks to help Nigeria reduce maternal and infant mortality rates amongst several other laudable objectives including the achievement of key Millennium Development Goals. (See Download links Below)