The Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award (NHEA) has announced nominations for the 5th edition of the Oscar of Nigeria healthcare award with stakeholders in the health sector, advised to visit www.nigeriahealthawards.com.ng to either make their nominations online or download the nomination form.
In a release made available to BusinessaDay, the NHEA programme director, Wale Alabi, has declared that “NHEA 2018 being the 5th edition will be bigger and very exciting considering the increased activities in the Nigeria healthcare sector in the last one year as well as increased popularity and acceptance of the award by stakeholders within and outside Nigeria.”
“Winners of the various categories will be honoured on Friday, June 22, 2018 at Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos. Nominations will close on May25, 2018 before the commencement of online voting to enable the award jury select winners in the various categories,” he added.
About 23 awards and recognitions will be presented at the ceremony. It is made up of four main categories; Special Awards, Healthcare Delivery Services, Biomedical Technology and Pharmaceuticals.
He said some of the awards up for grabs include; The Lifetime Achievements Award, Outstanding State Government Healthcare Programme of the Year, Outstanding CSR Health Project of the Year, Healthcare Media Excellence (print and electronic), Private Healthcare Provider of the Year, Public Healthcare Provider of the Year, Laboratory service provider of the Year, and Radiology Service Provider of the Year. Others are; Biomedical Engineering Service Company of the Year, IVF Service Provider of the Year, Dialysis Service Provider of the Year, Eyecare Service Provider of the Year, Laboratory Equipment Marketing Company of the Year, Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Award of the Year, and many more.
According to Moses Braimah, NHEA director of strategy, marketing and Communication, says “NHEA will continue to provide a virile platform for proper recognition, reward and celebration of successes, innovations, growth and excellence in Nigeria’s Health Sector. Moreover, we have observed that the award has been able to stimulate quality improvement and innovation in the Nigerian health sector leading to improved service delivery and management of key health issues and the capacity of individuals to influence and set new performance standards in Nigeria and beyond.”
In 2017, the NHEA Lifetime Achievement award was presented to Ibironke Akinsete, Chairman of PathCare Laboratories and Mazi (Pharm) Sam Ohuabunwa, Chairman of Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals Plc.
NHEA is organised by Global Health Project and Resources (GHPR) in collaboration with Anadach Group, USA.