Nigeria medical practitioners overstretched,Paediatric Association cries out 

Written by on January 20, 2023

Nigeria medical practitioners overstretched, Paediatric Association of Nigeria cries out. The Paediatric Association of Nigeria ( PAN) has cried out that medical practitioners in the country are being stretched to extreme limits. It lamented that the country is losing its workforce to better-organised global settings.

Ogunrinde said that “available data showed that Nigeria has less than one doctor for every 3,000 Nigerians while there are 1.5 nurses for every 1,000 Nigerians.

According to him , despite Nigeria abundant quality human and natural resources, the nation, continue to make slow progress in actualising the Sustainable Development Goals, especially as pertain to children and youths.

 


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