… Urges Healthcare Facilities to Renew Annual Registration
The Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency, HEFAMAA, has stated that registration of health facilities and renewal of certificates shall be done strictly online.
A release issued by the Executive Secretary of the Agency, Dr. Abiola Idowu, explained that the decision was taken to optimise the use of the HEFAMAA e-platform, which was developed a few years back to ease the process of registration as well as give facility owners and the public the opportunity to interface with the agency.
She advised health providers, who want to register their facilities or renew their certificates to log on to the official website of the Agency for necessary instructions, adding that any facility that fails to renew its license between the 1st of January and 31st of March 2021 will be sanctioned accordingly.
She observed that the usage of the e-portal will go a long way in reducing the number of visitors to the Agency and is in tandem with the measures put in place by the Government to contain the spread of COVID-19.
The Executive Secretary further explained that the Agency will no longer issue Assessment Form at its office, stressing that service providers should generate invoices online for bank payment.
“The Agency will no longer issue Assessment Form; therefore, we urge facility owners to generate the invoice for payment after uploading all the necessary documents to the portal”, she explained.
Idowu, who emphasised the need to upload tellers generated after making the full payment at designated banks to the portal, also stated that the profile details used for processing 2020 renewal/registration are still valid.
She, however, charged facility operators in the State to improve the quality of healthcare services provided to citizens, in order to actualise the Babajide Sanwo-Olu led administration’s T.H.E.M.E.S Strategic Development Agenda.
She implored the public to call the Agency’s dedicated phone numbers 09015637023, 09057273396, 09038795500 and 08172704228 for enquiries and to report facilities engaging in unprofessional conduct.