HAAN is a professional membership association for Healthcare Administrators whose prime objective is to bring together Healthcare Administrators in Nigeria as a unified body and to promote excellence in the profession of healthcare administration.
Healthcare Administrators in Nigeria are professionally trained Administrators whose job is to have oversight responsibility for the day-to-day administration of healthcare delivery and contribute to effective financial management in the running of health institutions. They make sure healthcare standards are met, also hospitals and healthcare run efficiently.
Healthcare Administrators in Nigeria can be found in the public health institutions, private hospitals, non-governmental organizations and quasi-government institutions like the police and military hospitals. In the public health sector, they work at all levels of the service delivery – National (Headquarters), Teaching Hospitals, State and Local Government Health Institutions as well as Public Health Centers and Polyclinics. They play a number of different roles within their respective institutions and these roles often vary by work setting and location.