NMA calls for the revamping of local vaccine production in the country

 

The Nigerian medical Association, NMA has called for the revamping of local vaccine production in the country.

 

And the need to tackle the incessant insecurity in the country which has affected the health care delivery

 

These were part of the communique reached at the Annual general conference of the Nigerian Medical Association.

 

speaking on the communique, the president of the Association, Professor Innocent Ujah explained that the revamping of lock production of vaccine would reduce the over dependence on other countries for vaccine supply

 

According to Professor Ujah, other issues raised include monitoring of the Public Private Partnership program, PPP for better implementation, Remuneration and welfare, as well as unpaid salaries and allowances of medical doctors in some state.

 

The conference commended the Presidential Steering Committee, PSC, on its recently issued international travel advisory aimed at avoiding a 3rd wave of the covid19 pandemic and further appealed to Nigerian especially medical workers to get vaccinated against the virus.

 

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