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Day: June 27, 2018

Buhari Commissions Naval Hospital

Buhari Commissions Naval Hospital

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President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria was committed to the provision of affordable health care facilities in the drive to have healthy population. At the commissioning of the Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital in Calabar on Tuesday, Buhari said that Nigeria’s primary health care system needs to be innovative and quality driven. “Primary health care is the cornerstone aimed at creating the conditions that improve the general health of the people, meet the particular needs of patients, families and communities. “Similarly, our secondary and tertiary healthcare systems must meet the most complicated medical challenges for our people at affordable rates.’’ He explained that the significance of the commissioning could be better understood by making the connection between medical care an
‘PPP is the Way Forward in Healthcare Delivery’

‘PPP is the Way Forward in Healthcare Delivery’

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The CEO of Global Health Resources, Dr. Wale Alabi, has made a case for Public-Private Partnership in the delivery of quality health service to Nigerians. Alabi made the statement at the fifth edition of the Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award held last Friday at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. He said, “The way forward is for the private sector to drive healthcare in Nigeria. The government must actually step back and give the private sector the opportunity to run the health delivery. “We can actually have the Public-Private Partnership where government regulates the price of healthcare so that the poor will not be exploited,” he noted. On the Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award, Alabi said the award was created to promote excellence in the healthcare indus