Ebonyi State Ministry of Health is a ministry of the Ebonyi State Government charged with the responsibility of developing and planning health policies and supervising its implementation. It provides health services to the people of Ebonyi State through the services rendered at the health facilities.
Presently there are 555 health facilities both registered private and public health facilities.
Further breakdown of this shows that we have 13 general hospitals and six mission hospitals, and 417 primary health care centres and 119 private hospitals/clinics.

However, in order to provide world-class health services, Ebonyi State Government is presently upgrading 171 PHCs i.e one PHC per ward and 13 General Hospital i.e 1 General Hospital per LGA in the State.
The Ministry also oversights all health training institutions in the State and at present we have Ebonyi University College of Medicine and Health Sciences using the facilities of Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki.

Ebonyi State School of Health Technology Ngbo and School of Nursing and Midwifery Uburu billed to commence academic activities in 2017/2018 academic session.
The Ebonyi State Ministry of health also has 3 parastatals with boards viz:
State Hospital Management Board, Ebonyi State Primary Health Care Development Agency and Ebonyi State Traditional Medicine Board.
The Head Office housing the administrative block is a complex of 3 storey building designated as block 5 in the New Secretariat complex Centenary City Abakaliki.

The Ministry also enjoys huge support from Development Partners and UN Agencies


To achieve universal health coverage in Ebonyi StateTo achieve universal health coverage in Ebonyi State.


To develop a strategic health system through good health policies and health financing policy.