The three-tier health system introduced in Nigeria was meant to make health care readily available to all.
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Dr Adeola Badmus, Chairman, Association of Resident Doctors, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, says shortage of resident doctors has affected efficiency and productivity at the hospital.
“This should be of comfort to patients requiring surgical intervention for spine diseases in Nigeria,” said Dr Biodun Ogungbo, neurosurgeon with Spine Fixed in Abuja.
Adeolu said certain kinds of diseases were more common during the harmattan because the weather provided a better condition for transmission of the diseases.
The Zamfara Government says it will upgrade one hospital in each of the 147 wards across the state as part of its commitment to improving primary healthcare delivery.