Ondo Govt. tasks health unions on professional harmony



Prof. Francis Faduyile, the Special Adviser ( SA) on Health Matters to Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, has tasked different unions in the health sector in the state to relate with one another for inter professional harmony.Faduyile stated this on Friday when the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) paid him a courtesy visit in Akure.”

I want to assure you that this office is after harmony and unity. We don’t need to spit blood or injure ourselves on something that can be resolved amicably.“In the last 10 to 15 years, all of us have been fighting for crumbs that cannot move us forward in medical sector. Let us change our views.”

We seek your support so that Ondo State will be pivot study and good example on professional harmony,” he stated.He explained that when he was the President of Nigerian Medical Association ( NMA), he initiated inter-professional harmony in the sector.According to him, he is saddled with the responsibility of ensuring a united cordial set of people in the sector.

He added that there would be misunderstanding, saying the most important thing was to find ways to discuss and resolve them.The SA urged the AMLSN not to feel marginalised but have a sense of belonging.” If you are feeling marginalised, please don’t feel marginalised. We will hear you.

This office is open . Come to us and we will discuss and resolve issues. We will hear you,” he said.Faduyile enjoined the laboratory scientists’ union to harp on standardisation, saying every life is important to the government.He also asked the laboratory scientists to make patients a centre of their service.In her words, Mrs Olayemi Ayesoro, the Chairman of AMLSN, said that the association was refreshed and felt a sense of belonging by the words of the special adviser

.Ayesoro assured the government  of its support its programmes and put on mechanisms to ensure quality service delivery among the association’s members.She noted that the association was about to bear its minds before the SA and had been assured of addressing the issues raised.( NAN)