The Hospital was originally designed to cater for the needs of women and children in Nigeria and the West African sub-region with a view to reduce morbidity and mortality rates and to carry out extensive research into the particular causes of women and children- related diseases in Africa.
After the recruitment of manpower from home and abroad, the Hospital commenced operations on 1 September 1999.
However, in order for the vast majority of Nigerians to benefit from the services and modern equipment in the Hospital, the scope of its operation was expanded to accommodate male patients. Initially christened 'National Hospital For Women And Children', the National Hospital, Abuja came into effect from 10 May 2000.
265 Independence Ave, Central Business District, FCT, Abuja, Nigeria.