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NHEA 2024: Online voting opens for distinguished healthcare nominees

Nigeria’s race to tech-powered medicine

The Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award (NHEA) Local Organising Committee says its platform is open for online voting which officially commenced for the NHEA 2024 nominees.

According to NHEA, the nominees had successfully passed the initial assessments by the Jury and are now in the running for the prestigious awards.

Among the distinguished nominees are FMC Ebute Metta, Duchess International Hospital, Cedarcrest Hospitals, LifeWORTH HMO, Total Health Trust, General Electric, JNCI, First Bank, Stanbic IBTC, EchoLab, Sterling Bank, Channels Television, and over 100 other notable organisations and individuals.

Commenting on the nomination and voting process, Shola Alabi, NHEA Project Coordinator stated, “Nomination closed on May 23rd, 2024 with many surprises and much excitement. We are now at the final stage where the general public can cast their votes. Additionally, some categories of shortlisted nominees are being visited by our team of inspectors to verify claims made by nominators.”

Vivian Alikali, NHEA Executive Secretary, provided insights on the voting process, saying, “The voting process requires potential voters to visit the NHEA voting portal at https://nigeriahealthcareawards.com.ng/online-voting/ to register and create an account, which is then authenticated via the email provided. After successful registration, voters can begin casting their votes.”

Voting will conclude at midnight on June 19, 2024. Winners will be revealed at a grand ceremony on Friday, June 21, 2024, at the Convention Centre, Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The NHEA Jury shortlisted nominees from over 40,000 entries.

The NHEA awards aim to recognise and celebrate the exceptional contributions of individuals and organisations to the Nigerian healthcare sector over the past year.

The awards highlight the rapid growth of the healthcare sector, the transformative role of technology, and the ability of organisations and individuals to set new performance standards in Nigeria and beyond.

Known as the “Oscar of Nigerian healthcare,” NHEA is supported by PharmAccess Foundation and organized by Global Health Project and Resources (GHPR) in collaboration with Anadach Group, USA.