In Kogi, Dr. Abdulkarim emerges MDCAN Chairman.
…..Says Welfarism will top of his agenda.
The newly elected Chairman of the Kogi State chapter of the Medical and Dental Association of Nigeria, MDCAN, Dr. Musa Abdulkarim has pledged his readiness to address critical challenges being faced by the association to enable function at the optimal capacity for cause of humanity.
He described MDCAN as the apex body of the medical association in the country, emphasizing that the union will continue to engaged stakeholders at the political and professional level to address issue of manpower development, welfare, infrastructure and capital flight occasioned by the ambition to seek greener pasture.
He however, pointed out that there are still challenges of personnel, infrastructure and urged stakeholders to look into that direction.
Dr. Abdulkarim call for the expansion of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, to cover the larger percentage of the population apart from it’s current condition of being accessed by only federal government workers and few others.
Speaking on the marking of the world suicide prevention day with the theme “creating hope through action”, Dr. Egbeola said urged the people to find solace among friends and families that can improved individuals mood.
He also appealed to politicians to mindful of policies they initiate particularly those that can frustrate people’s finance status and comfort.
According to him, those who sleep to depression to approach qualified health care personnel to address their mental illness.