The Minister of Well being, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says the Federal Authorities will do every part attainable to discourage docs from leaving the nation.
He mentioned the federal government will present the required incentives to make migration unattractive for the docs.
Ehanire mentioned this on Friday in Abuja after inspecting work on the brand new most cancers centre on the Nationwide Hospital, Abuja.
“I’ve heard the problem of docs leaving the nation. We’ve got plans to supply higher funding for our hospitals in Nigeria and make such migration unattractive,” he mentioned.
The minister additionally mentioned that the hospital carried out effectively throughout the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic within the nation, pledging that the federal government will do every part attainable to make sure that docs will want to stay and work in nation.
Talking additional, the minister suggested the hospital administration to spend properly, correctly preserve the amenities when accomplished and search various sources of funding.
He praised the hospital directors for its immediate companies to sufferers and suggested them to be ready for a attainable resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic as different nations at the moment are experiencing.
“Colleges are resuming, individuals are travelling out and in the nation so we have to be ready for any emergency,” he warned.
Additionally talking, the Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Dr Jaf Momoh, indicated that the hospital has launched incentives to encourage medical personnel to remain within the nation.