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Pate: FG Seeks Adoption Of Improved Surgical Procedures

Muhammad Ali Pate, the Coordinating of Health and Social Welfare, has stated that the federal government is advocating for improved surgical procedures in an effort to improve the delivery of quality healthcare services in the country.

He stated this during the annual meeting of the National Institute of Health Research Global Surgery Unit (NIHR GSU) on Tuesday in Lagos.

The NIHR GSU meeting is an international event that provides a platform for leading experts, researchers and practitioners in global surgery to discuss and chart ways for improved surgical care.

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Mr. Pate said improved surgical procedures would reposition the health sector of Nigeria to be efficient in its services. He said the institute, through its various contributions in the medical sector, particularly as the platform for facilitating the largest collaboration in surgery across the globe, is critical to helping Nigeria attain the feat.

According to the minister, Nigeria, as a member of the global hub funded by the UK NIHR, has recorded giant strides in line with its objectives and has performed well as led by Ademuyiwa Adesoji.

He provided his assurance towards the institute regarding the government’s support in its discharge of duties, stating that President Bola Tinubu’s government prioritises research as a critical factor in facilitating development in the healthcare industry.