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FG Embargo’s Private Practice For Medical Doctors

FG Embargo's Private Practice For Medical Doctors

The minister of health, Isaac Adewole, revealed that doctors in the public service would be stopped from practicing outside.correspondents at the end of the federal executive council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday.

The Federal Government has started taking steps to stop doctors in public service from engaging in private practice.

Adewole said a technical committee had been set up to look at the Yayale Ahmed report on the health sector.

The report was the outcome of a panel set up by former President Goodluck Jonathan to look into “unhealthy rivalries” among healthcare professionals.

While submitting the report, Ahmed, a former head of the service of the federation, had said the panel identified 50 areas of conflict after receiving memoranda and interacting with about 40 professional bodies in the public health sector.

He said the areas of conflict were broadly categorized into organizational management, leadership and teamwork, remuneration and motivation, career management, capacity building, professional practice, labour, legal and governance issues.

 

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