The Federal Government says it is set to continue working with all stakeholders in building strong and sustainable healthcare systems.

The government also promised to support stakeholders to prepare, detect and respond to any disease outbreak in any part of the country.

Yemi Osinbajo,Vice President
Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of Nigeria

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, gave the assurance at the 55th Annual Scientific Conference and workshop of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria.

The conference was under the theme: ‘Global Health Security: The Medical Laboratory Agenda for Sub- Saharan Africa’.

The Vice President, who was represented by the Minister for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said that this would require all stakeholders to get actively involved.

Osinbajo said that Global Health Security is a top priority agenda for the country and should not be left unchecked.

He explained that a single infectious disease outbreak anywhere in the world has the potential to become a larger epidemic, or worse, a pandemic that could devastate entire communities.