Senate approves establishment of Health Education Practitioners Board

The Senate has passed a bill seeking to establish the Health Education Practitioners Registration Board of Nigeria.   The passage of the bill on Tuesday during plenary, followed the consideration of a report by the Committee on Health (Tertiary and Secondary).     Chairman of the Committee, Senator Yahaya Oloriegbe (Kwara Central), in his presentation, said upon establishment, the Board would determine the standards of knowledge and skills to be attained by persons seeking to become members of the profession of Health Education.   He added that it would also…