November 30, 2021

Nigeria: Safeguarding overall health treatment solutions by means of synergy and conversation

The second national roundtable on the security of overall health treatment was organised jointly by the ICRC in collaboration with Nigeria’s Ministry of Overall health. The roundtable was a system for specialists from different sectors to arrive collectively, establish problems to the security of well being care expert services and operate collectively to recommend options.

“Well being treatment personnel are necessary personnel whose duty it is to help you save life”, Dr Philips Uche Ekpe, President of the Nigerian Healthcare Association stated. “They should be allowed to do the job unhindered in all climes, whether or not it is throughout a pandemic or in the aftermath of violence.”

Speaking on the trouble of synergy, a participant, CSP Dr Ifayase Olabanji Akinola, a health care health care provider operating in the Police force, said that even though the problems of synergy and a deficiency of inter-company collaboration ended up evident, prompt and timely stick to-through on the suggestions introduced was vital.

Recommendations highlighted contain coverage growth certain to health and fitness treatment products and services, productive synergy between health and fitness, security and federal agencies and regular schooling of staff from all sectors on the legislation defending health care workers and obtain to healthcare.

“We might appear from various sectors, but we are all functioning on the entrance strains with the exact same goal and that is to conserve lives”, said Dr Ekpe. “Operating together is ultimately in our finest desire since we are on the very same side”.

Dispersed by APO Team on behalf of Worldwide Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).