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1. FG to Adopt Public Private Partnership in the Health Sector.
During his visit to tertiary health institutions in Enugu State, The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has revealed federal government’s readiness to adopt Public Private Partnership model in developing healthcare infrastructure in order to augment the budgetary provision, as well as fast track development in the health sector,

and that the PPP does not translate to loss of job but rather would make public sector run with effectiveness, efficiency and prudence of the private sector.According to him, the Federal Government was committed to gradual upgrade of tertiary facilities in the country for effective healthcare in order to reduce medical tourism.In his visit to the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), the Minister of Health observed the warmness and solidarity displayed by the team, and therefore encouraged them to continue as quality care can only be guaranteed in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility.UNTH, which is regarded as the foremost thoracic cardiac centre in Nigeria has conducted 175 open heart cases since 2013.

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