Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has outrightly rejeceted the Chinese Medical Personnel invited by the Federal Government to assist in the fight against spread of Covid19 in Nigeria.
The Association made this known in a statement made available to NCN as they provided reasons for the rejection of the Chinese Medical personnel.
According to the Association, they were taken aback by the statement recently issued by the Managing Director of the Chinese Donor firm operating in Nigeria which said ” the Chinese Medical personnel will be treating the Chinese workers in their facilities.
They association said it does not seen likely that the team will not have contact with Nigerian patients as the Presidential Task Force will make the public believe.
They further call on all healthcare professionals to be wary of unverified Personal Protective Equipment from China.
” we demand a thorough screening of the so-called medical team of experts by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) and other relevant regulatory bodies to verify their status, as well as call on the Federal Government to publish the names and designation of the medical experts, the statement reads.
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