Nominations for the 4th edition of the Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Awards (NHEA 2017) has opened, 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 the media, the NHEA Programme Director, Dr. Wale Alabi, advised the public to “visit the NHEA website to make your nominations for deserving individuals and organisations who have demonstrated and provided outstanding services and support to the Nigeria healthcare sector in 2016.
“Winners of the various categories will be honoured on Friday, June 23, 2017 at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos. Nominations will close on May 26, 2017 before the commencement of online voting to enable the award jury select the winners of the various categories,” he added.
About 23 awards and recognitions will be presented at the ceremony. It is made up of three main categories: Special Awards, Healthcare Delivery Services and Biomedical Technology.
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 & Midwifery Excellence Award of the Year, and many others.
According to NHEA Director of Strategy, Marketing and Communication, Moses Braimah, the Oscar of the Nigeria healthcare will once again roll the red carpet to celebrate and honour the most outstanding and deserving individuals and organisations who contributed immensely and brought excellence to the Nigerian healthcare sector in 2016.”
In NHEA 2016, Professor Olu Akinyanju of the Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria and Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi of JuliPharmacy were honoured with the NHEA Lifetime Achievement Awards.
THISDAY reporter, Martins Ifijeh won the Healthcare Media Excellence Award (Print Category) in 2016.
NHEA is organised by Global Health Project and Resources (GHPR) in collaboration with Anadach Group, USA.