UCH will resolve brain drain, medical tourism challenges in Nigeria – CMD


The University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Oyo State, is capable of resolving the brain drain and medical tourism challenges plaguing the nation’s health sector.

Prof. Temitope Alonge, the Chief Medical Director of the hospital, made the assertion on Monday at a news briefing to herald the week-long activities lined-up for the 60th anniversary of UCH.

According to him, UCH has now become a stop-gap between the private and general hospitals in the country through intervention in form of private suites for those who patronise the private health facilities.

“The advantage of private suites for patients is that it offers facilities, equipment and qualified specialists in various fields to attend to their needs at a specified cost.

“At the same time, we still handle other needs of patients in the area of general provision of healthcare services they require,” he…

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