Our problem with COVID-19 patients without symptoms – Faduyile

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Our problem with COVID-19 patients without symptoms – Faduyile, NMA President
Our problem with COVID-19 patients without symptoms – Faduyile, NMA President

•‘We cannot win this war without mass testing’

By Chioma Obinna

COVID-19: In the last few weeks, many patients have been denied access to healthcare for fear of the unknown by the healthcare professionals in many hospitals across the country. In Lagos, there have been stories of people resorting to self-help s a result of the development.

Sunday Vanguard spoke to the National President of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Dr Francis Faduyile, on the issue. To him, there is no reason for Nigerians, regardless of status, to experience psychological trauma and ugly outcomes arising from difficulty accessing healthcare services.

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Non-COVID-19 patients are said to be finding it difficult to access healthcare in private and public hospitals across the country. Doctors are trained to save lives and if at this crucial moment they are running away from patients, don’t you think they are…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper