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2000 medical workers leaving Nigeria annually – NMA

The Nigerian Medical Association has said that about 2000 medical workers leave the country annually to developed countries. The National President of the Association, Francis Faduyile, said this in Abakaliki during the opening ceremony of the Annual General Conference/Delegates meeting of the association in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. He said the exodus necessitated the theme of …

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Pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) have unveiled blue print on how to eliminate malaria in Nigeria. The pharmacists at a press conference to mark the 2019 World Malaria Day (WMD), in Lagos, said a combination of disruption of breeding of mosquitoes and elimination of parasite from the system has …

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Improving Welfare of Health Workers in Nigeria

In commemoration of the International Workers Day which held on May 1, Martins Ifijeh writes on the need for the Nigerian government at all levels to give priority to the welfare of medical doctors, nurses and other health workers if they are serious about fixing the sector and reducing the burgeoning menace of brain drain …

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The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole

Nigeria’s health sector needs total overhaul – Dogara

Yakubu Dogara called attention to the huge number of Nigerians leaving the country for medical treatment. The speaker of the House of Representatives also noted that there was a brain drain of medical doctors in the country. According to Dogara, the health sector needs overhauling.   The speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on Wednesday, …

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I was misquoted, Ngige says, as Nigerians fault his statement on doctors’ brain drain

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has said that he was misquoted, following the public outcry that greeted his statement that mass departure of medical doctors out of the country was nothing to worry about since Nigeria has more doctors and could afford to export some.   Ngige made this known in …

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Fact check: Does Nigeria have surplus medical doctors as Ngige claims?

Dr Chris Ngige, Nigeria’s minister of labour and employment, on Channels TV claims that Nigeria has enough medical doctors to cater for its health needs.   The minister was responding to a question on brain drain and the deliberate recruitment of Nigerian doctors by foreign embassies in Nigeria to the detriment of the nation’s health …

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Sterling, PharmAccess, others partner on summit for health data

PharmAccess Foundation, Sterling Bank Plc and Premier Medical Systems (PMS) jointly held a digital health summit in Lagos recently to brainstorm on the importance of having a data for health records in Nigeria.   The summit which had in attendance; investors, development partners, government agencies, other stakeholders and startups was aimed at transforming Nigeria’s health …

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How Nigerian govt will spend $15bn green bond — Finance Minister

The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, on Sunday, at the 2019 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF), in Washington disclosed that proceeds from the Federal Government’s second $15 billion Green Bond will be used in financing agriculture, power, health and water resources sectors of the economy before the …

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NACC harps on use of ICT for healthcare delivery, productivity

The Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), has emphasized the need for both the public and private sectors to deploy global technologies to transform the nation’s economy.According to the chamber, developed economies of the world have moved on to deploying the use of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT), to increase productivity and human capacity development, …

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Borno Af-nship Begins Training Of Health Workers On Financial management In 10 LGAs

The Borno State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BOSPHCDA) through the Additional Financing -Nigeria State Health Investment Project (AF-NSHIP), a World Bank assisted project has embarked on Training for Facility Managers and Finance Clerks from 101 contracted Health Facilities and General Hospitals in 10 Local Government Areas of the state.   The training was in …

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