The minister of health, professor Isaac Adewole has said that the questionable state of teaching hospitals in the country is ascribed to the state and not lack of qualified personnel.
This he tweeted on the social media this Tuesday.
According to him: ”Our teaching hospitals are not lacking trained personnel. Where we have problems is with the States. The solution is for the States to engage people.”
On ways to reduce power consumption by the teaching hospitals he said, “There is an initiative of the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing where Teaching hospitals are being linked to their institutions. We are confident that if we can do solar, the power consumption will go down.”
“By law, the National Council on Health is expected to meet once a year but we have met 3 times this year. The commissioners have also formed a forum and I’ve been meeting with them,” he added.
Read tweet below:
“If we are not brought into it and you complete it, it will not work. Health institutions are not easy to manage that is why the States are finding it difficult. My advice is to let us stop building new structures. At the last count, we had 30,000 places all over the…
— The Nigerian Senate (@NGRSenate) May 21, 2019