Members of the West African College of Physicians, Nigeria, have called for overhauling of the country’s healthcare administration in order to reduce some of the challenges confronting the sector in the country.
They made this known at the end of their 43rd annual general meeting, held in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
TVC News Kazeem Olowe reports that the Nigeria health care system is facing numerous challenges ranging from policy somersault, limited public funds, lack of equipment, high infant and maternal mortality with its attendant effects on life expectancy among others.
worried by the increasing nature of the challenges, the West African College of physicians during its 43rd annual general meeting called on
States Governments to invest heavily on healthcare development in the country.
The College laments poor nature of Primary healthcare system in Nigeria, calling on stakeholders to work towards having required facilities in
health centres in the country.
On his part, the Chief Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, Adewale Musa-Olomu also called for more professional training and
practice in order to meet up the required standard.
The host Governor, Dapo Abiodun assured them that his administration will invest heavily in the health sector but called for supports from the