Dr. Umuzuruike Howard Akuna Daniel is from Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. He got his
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) in 1999 from the Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State.
Prior to his appointment, he was Ebonyi State Universty Teaching Hospital (ESUTH) Registrar in Surgery and
later become the Senior Registrar in 2007. He is currently a consultant lecturer and consultant surgeon at
the Ebonyi State Universty Teaching Hospital (ESUTH).
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.
The Ministry of Health in her quest to ensure that every Ebonyian is captured in its health plan
conducted a baseline survey of all health facilities in Ebonyi State. This is to enable us
know what is on ground and discover the gaps so as to determine the interventions needed.
This has greatly assisted the ministry in its activities all over the State as it serves as a
road map in achieving a laudable health care system in the State.