Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has decried the high level of drain within the health sector, voice communication it’ll take the country concerning one hundred twenty years to own the quantity of doctors it wants, if all Nigerian doctors stay within the country.
Adamu explicit this on Fri, November 5, at the maiden admittance ceremony of the Federal University of Health Sciences Otukpo (FUSHO), command at its temporary web site in Otada, Otukpo LGA of Benue State.

According to the minister:
“Statistics have shown that doctor-patient quantitative relation in African nation falls so much wanting the globe Health Organization (WHO) recommendations, that stipulates quantitative relation of one doctor to every 600 patients. This contrasts with this 1:6000 quantitative relation in African nation.

It will take African nation concerning one hundred twenty years to own the quantity of doctors it wants, presumptuous all our doctors stay within the country.”

The minister any lamented the standard of coaching, competencies and skills required within the health profession that he aforesaid had become problematic, “This is thanks to a mixture of inadequate personnel and facilities.

This was any exacerbated the eruption of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic that exposed the weak institutional capability for unwellness management and police investigation within the country.”

Emmanuel Ajao

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