MDCN denies signing bilateral agreement with UK to curb brain drain


The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria has denied signing a bilateral agreement with the UK government restricting the migration of Nigerian doctors.

The MDCN in a disclaimer issued on its website several hours after it posted some pictures announcing that some officials of the council visited the GMC, UK.

Meanwhile, a Twitter user with the handle @doctorisonu had on Wednesday, tweeted that “I’m hearing that the visit of the Nigeria MDCN team to the UK …there was a bilateral agreement between Nigeria and UK government that before any Nigerian doctor can practice and be registered in the UK, they must have worked in Nigeria for 10 years.”

However, the council…

Source: Nigerian Tribune