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The Senate Federal Republic of Nigeria Committee on Health Call for Memoranda and Invitation to Public Hearing
Date Posted: 02/Dec/2020

Invitation to A One Day Public Hearing and Presentation of Memoranda on:

(I) FEDERAL COLLEGE OF TRADITIONAL, COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE OF NIGERIA (ESTABLISHMENT, ETC.) BILL, 2020 (SB.394)

(II) SICKLE CELL ANAEMIA (CONTROL AND PREVENTION) BILL, 2020 (SB.166)

As a follow up to the referral made by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Committee in respect of the foregoing Bills and in furtherance of best legislative practices of allowing participation by the citizenry in the making of laws for the Federation, the Senate Committee on Health do hereby invite the Stakeholders and the general public to present to it, written memoranda on the aforementioned Bills on or before Monday, 14th December, 2020.

The Senate Federal Republic of Nigeria

In order to facilitate the writing of such memorandum the full text of the Bills could be accessed from the National Assembly website www.nass.gov.ng or collected in person from the address below:

Office of the Clerk, Senate Committee on Health, Room - 1-11, Basement Floor, New Senate Wing, National Assembly Complex, Abuja.

All written memoranda in respect of the Bills should be:

  • Written in English
  • Type in double line space  
  • Presented in not less than 15 hard copies, a soft copy and addressed

To: The Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, National Assembly Complex, Abuja.

Specifically invited are the following:

  1. Federal Ministry of Health
  2. Federal Ministry of Justice
  3. Nigeria Medical Association (NMA)
  4. Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN)
  5. Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU)
  6. Organized Labor (NLC, TUC, etc.)
  7. Human Rights Watch
  8. Civil Society Organizations
  9. International Donor Organizations/Development Partners (WHO, UNICEF, etc.)
  10. Association of Classical Homeopathy of Nigeria
  11. Acupuncture Society of Nigeria
  12. Naturopathic Medicine Practitioners of Nigeria
  13. Association of Certified Traditional Complementary and Alternative Medicine Practitioners
  14. Osteopathy Society of Nigeria
  15. Chiropractor Association of Nigeria
  16. Federation of Women Natural Medicine Practitioners of Nigeria
  17. Association of Physician of Natural Medicine
  18. National Union of Medical Herbal Practitioners of Nigeria
  19. Traditional Bone Setter Association
  20. Traditional Birth Assistance Association
  21. Medicinal Plant Breeders Association of Nigeria
  22. Cam Therapist Society of Nigeria
  23. Nutritional Supplement Marketers Association
  24. Sickle Cell Foundation of Nigeria
  25. National Health Insurance Commission
  26. National Population Commission
  27. Tonymay Foundation
  28. Kebbi State Sickle Cell Association
  29. Sickle Cell Aid Foundation
  30. Sickle Cell Support Society of Nigeria
  31. All Medical Professional Bodies
  32. All Medical Professional Associations

A One Day Public Hearing on the Bills is scheduled to hold Monday, 14th December, 2020 by 10:00am at the Senate Conference Room 231, Second Floor, New Senate Wing, National Assembly Complex, Abuja.

For further inquiries, please contact the committee clerk on 08033205115 or e-mail at danladiangulu@gmail.com

Signed:

Senator Dr. Ibrahim Y. Oloriegbe

Chairman

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