Your position on medical tourism deceitful, self-indicting, PDP tells Buhari
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday described President Muhammadu Buhari’s scathing remark on overseas medical treatment as “self-indicting and raises public...
Stakeholders advocate commercialisation of health facilities to reduce medical tourism
Stakeholders in the health sector have urged the government to privatise and commercialise tertiary health institutions so as to improve care, reduce medical tourism and brain drain ravaging the country.
How to reduce medical tourism, by Okowa
Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has said that the worrisome medical tourism by Nigerians will greatly reduce, with effective Patient-Centered Care (PCC) system in place, as citizens will have more confidence in the health facilities.
Group blames dearth of special skills for medical tourism
Medical Association of Nigerians Across Great Britain (NANSAG), has identified the unavailability of special skills in the country as the main reason Nigerians are seeking such services outside the shores of the country.
Lagoon hospital commits to reduce medical tourism
As part of its commitment towards enhancing healthcare in Nigeria, Lagoon Hospitals has unveiled its newly acquired state-of-the-art equipment in advanced medical care for Nigerians to help reduce medical tourism.
Buhari laments Nigeria’s loss of over N400b yearly to medical tourism
President Muhammadu Buhari says the inability of government to address various health challenges has resulted in increasing medical tourism, that costs Nigeria over N400 billion yearly. The president stated this yesterday during the inauguration of Senior Executive Course 41, 2019 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Plateau State, with the…
Experts canvass investment in healthcare to check medical tourism, boost economy
Medical experts in the diaspora have called for more investment in the Nigeria’s healthcare system. This, they said was necessary to end the spectre of medical tourism and save the country from capital flight. The experts made the submission yesterday at the sixth yearly meeting of the Nigerian-American Medical Foundation International (NAMFI), in Lagos. The…
Aregbesola urges end to medical tourism, says herdsmen killings consequences of leadership failure
Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola has urged Nigerians to take advantage of the world-class medical facilities at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, instead of traveling abroad for medical treatment. Aregbesola also said that the killings being perpetrated by herdsmen in some states of the Federation are a consequence of the nation’s poor…
Medical tourism: Ondo health facilities, others waiting in the lobby for specialists
Medically, Nigeria is the proverbial man in the middle of a large ocean, who flounders around due to the soapy water that discomforts his sight, groping around aimlessly for a cure. This ugly scenario pictures the medical potentials that trifle away in the nation as a result of unbridled medical tourism abroad despite the available…