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Day: April 11, 2019

UNILAG Medical Students Seek More Security

UNILAG Medical Students Seek More Security

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Students of the University of Lagos have urged the government and the varsity’s management to beef up security at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, which shares premises with the varsity’s College of Medicine. They made the call during a march they held at the weekend to protest the death of a fresh graduate of the college, Dr Stephen Urueye, who was attacked by hoodlums in front of LUTH gate, a day after his graduation. He did not survive the injuries. Over 800 students took part in the procession. The late Urueye, a graduate of Medicine, had taken part in the institution’s 51st Convocation last Wednesday and by Thursday, he was dead. CAMPUSLIFE learnt that Urueye was robbed and stabbed between 9pm and 9:45pm around Canal/Sickle Cell Foundation
Only 40% of Nigerians patronise public hospitals, says physician

Only 40% of Nigerians patronise public hospitals, says physician

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A family Physician at the Nisa Premier Hospital,  Dr Joshua Ofoli has said that only 40 percent of Nigerians patronise public hospitals at the federal, state or local government levels. Dr Ofoli while presenting a paper titled, “Rationalising Public Hospital Governance and the Quality of Care” at the ICOHMA conference  in Abuja said,  73 percent of health facilities in Nigeria are public but are accessed by only 40 percent of Nigerians. “Despite serving as a critical provider of health services to the population, public hospitals are faced with several challenges that affect their ability to deliver quality healthcare to the population.” He said if properly put in shape, public hospital governance can serve as a tool to address structural changes and identify capable lea
Embracing PPP key to developing Nigerian healthcare system – Wada

Embracing PPP key to developing Nigerian healthcare system – Wada

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Nigeria must embrace Public Private Partnership (PPP) inorder to develop her health infrastructure, management principles and investment rapidly, Founder NISA Medical Group, Dr Ibrahim Wada has said. He stated this yesterday during the International Conference on Hospital Management and Administration (ICOHMA) organised by the Institute of Medical Sciences Africa (IMSA) in Abuja. The theme of the three day conference is “Ensuring a Healthy Africa through functional healthcare systems: How to change what we must change”. He said  the country also has no choice but to embrace PPP if it wants to  cut down waste. He said the International Conference on Hospital Management and Administration (ICOHMA) involves gathering brains from public, private, primary to secondary and