Wranglings In Health Sector Worries Uduaghan



Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has expressed   worry over the intrigues and infighting going on among stakeholders in the Health sector.

Dr Uduaghan, who expressed dissatisfaction over the ugly situation when the Senate Committee on Health paid him a courtesy visit in Asaba , said the infighting was uncalled for as it has negatively battered the image of the sector.

“We are worried about the infighting among stakeholders in the Health sector. The sector is faced a lot of challenges that is why the National Health Bill is critical to those of us in the sector because the passage of the Bill will help regulate the sector,” he said.

The governor observed that the National Health Bill was critical to the development of the sector as it would help address the challenges of lack of Infrastructure and personnel in the sector.

In an interview, the Chairman of the committee, Ifeanyi said so many of the challenges in the Health sector were addressed during the NMA Health Summit in Asaba.

He said the committee was committed to ensuring that the National Health Bill was passed soonest as it would help improve on the negative image of the sector and it.

explained that the Bill when passed would regulate, manage and the Health sector for proper service delivery.

“We must take the interest of the average first before our own welfare as doctors. This is why we are working hard to that this Bill is passed soon,” he said.

On the issue of incessant strike in the sector, observed that measures were been put on ground to enable the of Health work out modalities that reduce strike in the sector.

He expressed the hope that when the sector was properly regulated and the welfare of personnel adequately promoted and implemented strike would reduce considerably.

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