04 September 2020 by Abdullahi jalaluddeen
Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria is to acquaint its members with modern tecniques of medical practice in this Era of emerging infectious diseases.
The National President of the Association, Professor Kenneth Ozoilo stated this during the opening ceremony of the National executive council meeting of the association held in Kano.
He said the association being the umbrella body of all clinical medical specialist in the country was working asidiously in ensuring that members were operating in a safe and conducive Atmosphere.
Professor Ozoilo maintained that with the emergence of COVID-19 the association deemed it necessary to build the capacity of members on how to explore modern technologies while treating patients aimed at improving healthcare delivery.
The national President applauded the efforts of the Federal Government on the prompt measures implored towards curtailing the spread of covid 19 pandemic.
“We must recognize and appreciate the efforts of the Federal Government and agencies especially the Nigerian center for disease control, the Federal Ministry of health among other partners”.
In a remark, the provost, college of health sciences Bayero University Kano, professor Ibrahim Adamu Yakasai who was represented by the Deputy provost of the college professor Aliyu Abdu said COVID-19 pandemic has redifined relationship and social interaction with patients,which among them includes telemedicine.
He maintained that the meeting would go a long way in providing modalities of protective measures while attending to patients.
The meeting themed Medical practice in the Era of Emerging infectious diseases attracted participants from all over the Nation.