COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL ( NEC) MEETING HELD AT THE GRAND ATLANTIS EVENTS CENTRE, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE ,NIGERIA FROM 26TH AUGUST TO 1ST SEPTEMBER , 2018 .
The National Executive Council meeting of Nigerian Medical Association ( NMA) held at the Grand Atlantis Events Centre , Osogbo, Osun State , Nigeria between 26th August 2018 and 1st September ,2018. The theme of the conference was “Alma –Ata Declaration on Primary Health Care: Nigeria Scorecard 40 Years After ’’ with subthemes include Stemming the Tide of Brain Drain in the Nigeria Health Sector: The Role of Well Equipped Hospitals and Healthcare Workers’ Welfare , Combating Quackery in Medical Practice and NMA Strategic Plan.
The event was declared open by His Excellency, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, the Executive Governor of Osun State represented by Dr. Olugbenga Oyinlola. The Keynote Speaker , Prof. I.F Adewole ,Hon. Minister of Health delivered the theme lecture with Dr. E.A Ajayi , CMD Federal Teaching Hospital , Ido- Ekiti, Ekiti State representing the Honourable Minister.
The NEC was preceded by a two day medical mission to Ara Village in Egbedore Local Government Area, Osun State where four hundred and twenty-nine (429) patients with varied medical conditions were offered free consultations and treatments including free laboratory tests.
The NEC meeting also featured a very successful Town Hall meeting, and Interactive Session with six Gubernatorial Candidates at the forthcoming Governorship Election in the Osun State, on setting agenda for Health in Osun State . The meeting also featured a panel discussion on Survival Strategies for Medical Practitioners in the Face of the Present Economic Reality……………….
The Communique contains 11 observations and 11 resolutions, you can download the full communique by clicking the link below.
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OSOGBO NEC COMMUNIQUE