Ogun commences recruitment of doctors

Ogun commences recruitment of doctors

Following the interim recommendations submitted by the Administrative Panel set up to look into the remote and immediate causes of the challenges facing the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital - OOUTH,  Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has approved the immediate recruitment of resident doctors for the health institution.


Also to be recruited are nurses, pharmacists, laboratory scientists and all other categories and cadres of healthcare professionals. 

The Governor ordered that notification be immediately rolled out in all Departments where manpower shortage exists, adding that that recruitment should take immediate effect.

In a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin the 9-man committee chaired by Dr Yemi Onabowale, advised the Government to recruit competent medical doctors to fill all the manpower shortage at the Teaching Hospital.

Recall that the Governor had frowned at the infrastructural and staff deficits facing the Teaching Hospital on his visit to the Hospital in June 2019. He had also promised to return the tertiary healthcare facility to its past glory.

While inaugurating the Committee, he had charged members to assess the operational modalities of the hospital and to suggest how to improve the standard in tandem with an acceptable universal standard for medical training, research and tertiary health care services.

 

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