As the global community marks the World Diabetes Day (WDD) 2023 today, the high morbidity, mortality and soaring cost of treating the killer disease have continued to worry both patients and caregivers alike
Over 500 specialist doctors are reported to have left the country to practice in other countries.
And in the third category are the set of institutions that facilitates welfare-oriented social impact, services and human capital development.
Hospital doctors in England has launched their latest walkout on Friday as the government said their strike to demand a 35-per cent pay increase served "only to harm patients".
As doctors working in England’s public health service, yesterday, began what has been described as the most disruptive strike in UK’s history over pay and working conditions, doctors in Nigeria, in same vein, have demanded a review of the Consolidated Medical Salary Scheme (CONMESS) and payment of revised 2023 medical residency training fund by the Federal Government before May 29 hand-over date.
Nigerian doctors take the Hippocratic Oath. In April 2019, Nigeria’s labour and employment minister, Dr Chris Ngige, was asked about Nigeria losing healthcare professionals to economic migration that took them to better-paying jobs in other continents, and he brushed it aside, saying that Nigeria had a surplus that made the migration a non-issue. A year…