A Guide Anaesthetist and Palliative Care Clinician, Isreal Kolawole has alerted that lots of his workmates are leaving Nigeria.
Kolawole urged the Federal Authorities to avoid wasting the medical sector from mind drain.
The Guide on the College of Ilorin Instructing Hospital, Ilorin, spoke to the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja.
The physician mentioned manpower was reducing as these educated to deal with sufferers have been relocating.
Anaesthetists are specialist medical doctors accountable for offering anaesthesia to sufferers for operations and procedures.
Kolawole hinted that almost all Nigerians go to Saudi Arabia, America, UK and Canada.
“You can not blame them. The federal government must make services accessible in our hospitals for well being employees to follow what they know. They go away for a lot of causes, cash is a part of it, however job satisfaction is the final word factor,’’ he added.
Kolawole cited poor working situations, poor pay, lack of medical gear and insecurity amongst causes medical and different professionals search greener pastures.
He disclosed that the impact is already biting, warning that issues could worsen when there aren’t any extra human assets.
The physician mentioned anaesthetists are in excessive demand globally and most international locations don’t have sufficient arms.
“Nurses, Docs, Radiotherapies and different well being practitioners are all leaving in drove. If I let you know what number of of my colleagues who’re specialist anesthetics which have left within the final three months, you can be shocked. It’s as if we’re coaching them for different international locations.”
He famous that for 200 million inhabitants, and by the World Well being Organisation (WHO) normal, Nigeria ought to have 200 radiotherapy centres.
Kolawole lamented that at the moment, there are solely about 5 centres operational within the nation.