Expert call on FG to prioritise healthcare delivery for Nigerians
A Professor of Othopaedic, Lawrence Oginni, has call on the federal government of Nigeria to prioritise healthcare delivery to the citizens.
Oginni, a Professor at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), gave the advice during his Valedictory Lecture in Ile-Ife, Osun State.
Oginni charged the Federal Government to put measure in place for easy accessibility to clinics and primary healthcare hospitals such that people at the grassroots would have access to healthcare.
The Orthopaedic surgeon appealed to government to have proper arrangement for welfare of health workers for them to be committed to their duties.
He mentioned that, infrastructure was not enough at the hospitals which had adverse effect on their works.
He also called for staff motivation in all hospitals, adding that there should be current and further training and retraining regularly for updating their skills.