FG decries quackery in community health practice


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*Tasks regulatory bodies on sanity

By Joseph Erunke

ABUJA–THE federal government has expressed concern over infiltration of community health practice by quacks, tasking the various regulatory bodies to sanitise the sector for efficient healthcare delivery to the citizenry.

Minister of State for Health, Dr. Adeleke Mamora, who said this at the flag-off of certificate and license verification exercise for community health workers in the country, reiterated the government’s commitment to supporting trained and licensed health workers.

Noting that the government of President Muhammad Buhari has zero tolerance for corruption, he warned quacks in the health sector to steer away, as according to him, those detected would face the wrath of the nation’s law.

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According to the minister, “Presenting oneself without being trained, certified and licensed is one form of corruption”, which…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper