The Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award (NHEA) has announced call for nominations for the 5th edition of the Oscar of Nigeria healthcare award.
Speaking on this announcement, the Project Director, Dr. Wale Alabi, said, â€œNHEA 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.â€
To nominate for corporate or individual categories, the public can visit www.nigeriahealthawards.com.ng to either nominate online or download the nomination form.
According to him, â€œabout 23 awards and recognitions will be presented at the ceremony, and the Awards is made up of four main categories; Special Awards, Healthcare Delivery Services, Biomedical Technology and Pharmaceuticals.
â€œSome 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, etc,â€ he said.
NHEA Director of Strategy, Marketing and Communication, Moses Braimah, says â€œNHEA will continue to provide a virile platform for proper recognition, reward and celebration of successes, innovations, growth and excellence in Nigeriaâ€™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.â€
â€œWinners of the various categories will be honoured on Friday, June 22, 2018 at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos. Nominations will close on May 25, 2018 before the commencement of online voting to enable the award jury select winners in the various categories,â€ he said.
In 2017, the NHEA Lifetime Achievement award was presented to Professor (Mrs.) Ibironke Akinsete, Chairman of PathCare Laboratories and Mazi (Pharm) Sam Ohuabunwa, Chairman of Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals Plc.
THISDAY Health Correspondent, Martins Ifijeh, won the Healthcare Media (print) category of the award in 2016.
NHEA is organised by Global Health Project and Resources (GHPR) in collaboration with Anadach Group, USA.