Why many Nigerians embark on medical tourism – Mamora

Honourable Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, has said that poor hospital environments and bad attitude of hospital workers werely largely responsible for medical tourism in the country. “President Mohammadu Buhari has resolved to curb medical tourism by supporting initiatives from individuals and groups. “We are focused on improving working conditions in the hospitals because medical tourism is not necessarily an outcome of lack of medical equipment. It encompasses factors like lack of conducive hospital environment and poor attitude of health workers towards health care delivery,” he said. Mr…

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