Lagos governement set to revitalise PHCs system
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has reiterated the state government’s commitment to revitalise the Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in the state. Abayomi said on Sunday in Lagos that this was to provide quality, efficient and accessible healthcare services for the citizens.
Integrating financing mechanisms to achieve universal health coverage
The quest for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) has led to the introduction of several financing mechanisms. Until now, the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends the use of a pre-paid mechanism that will ensure that the patient does not pay for care out-of-pocket.
MDCN certifies 506 foreign trained doctors to practise in Nigeria
The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), has certified and inducted new 506 foreign-trained doctors to practice medicine in the country. Out of 903 students who sat for the October/November 2018, MDCN assessment examination for foreign trained medical students, which was conducted with the help of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), only…
Osun governemnt begins revitalisation of 332 healthcare facilities
Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has said that healthcare facilities will be guaranteed in all communities in Osun State from middle of the year. Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who corroborated this, said the step being taken by the governor to improve on healthcare is the first in the South-West, which he hoped “other…