NIGERIA: Medical schools in crisis

Popular Press

Sep 13, 2009

“Medical academics in Nigeria have expressed concern about falling standards in doctor training. They have complained about ineffective admission policies, inadequate facilities, low remuneration and the brain drain, among other ills - and recommended actions to tackle problems at the country's 33 medical schools and produce quality medical graduates.” “One of the major problems is lack of a coherent admissions policy."

Author
Tunde Fatunde

Region
West Africa

Country
Nigeria

Topic
Other

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