The Nigeria Medical Association NMA Professor innocent ujah has called for improved surveillance on the activities of medicals practitioners working in public and private hospitals in nigeria to address quackery in the health sector..
The president of the Association,Professor innocent ujah made the call in Ado Ekiti when he led the national executive members of the association on an advocacy to health institutions and Govenror kayode Fayemi..
He noted that quackery in the health sector had further dent the image of medical practice thereby posed a serious threat to the society.
The NMA president noted that the association has set up a national committee to liase with federal amd state govts to check the menace to reduce untimely death of nigerians
He also called for the harmonization of salaries of federal and state health workers, while govt should ensure payment of covid 19 allowance to health workers in the state
Professor ujah also urged the chairman of the nigeria Govs forum to prevail on the federal govt to accept NMA proposal on the establishment of the office of surgeon General of the federation…
Earlier Governor kayode fayemi who spoke extensively on the various issues raised by the national leadership of NMA promised his govt reslove to assist the association to check quackry..
The Governor noted that the success recorded by govt in the health sector was as a result of collaboration between stakeholders with a promise to bring qualitative health delivery closer to the people…