Diaspora Doctors establish 10 hospitals in Nigeria
The Chairman Nigerians In Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa says 10 hospitals have been established in the country by Nigerian Doctors in Diaspora.
She stated this in Abuja when she received management of African Medical Centre of Excellence, a Medical facility aimed at promoting indigenous research and local expertise in the health sector.
Mrs Dabiri-Erewa urged the management of the centre not to forget their host communities in giving back to them as part of their corporate social responsibility.
She assured them of the readiness of NiDCOM to ensure speedy take off of the hospitals.
The Chief Executive Officer, African Medical Centre of Excellence Mr Brian Deaver said the team was in NiDCOM to seek partnership that would include training of Nigerian Doctors to keep them in the country.
The Chief Medical officer of the Centre, Dr Aisha Umar explained that when fully operational, the hospitals will attract partners from all over the world and improve the country’s health sector.
Reporting by Hamza Alkali; Editing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade