Oyo State Authorities has shut 5 private properly being facilities in Saki and Ibadan allegedly for contravention and unethical practices.
The state course of drive on private properly being facilities, headed by the Commissioner for Effectively being, Dr Basiru Bello, shut down the facilities for partaking quacks, using unapproved premises; and failing to stay to completely different pointers guiding the apply.
The commissioner, who expressed concern over the angle of the proprietors of private properly being facilities throughout the state, talked about authorities wouldn’t tolerate quackery throughout the sector.
He talked about the state would promote good practices with a view to creating positive top quality properly being care provide.
The commissioner, who was represented by the Director of Secondary Effectively being Care and Teaching throughout the ministry, Dr Wale Falana, talked about the prepare was essential for the crew to evaluate the compliance diploma of operators to properly being authorized pointers.
According to him, most of the facilities visited by the responsibility drive operated with out licensed personnel and the becoming orientation.
Three facilities had been sealed up in Ibadan and two in Saki, whereas need was given to some facilities which have commenced registrations.
He talked about, “These people are practising quackery they usually’re killing people. They don’t appear to be licensed. The ambiance is simply not good, no scientific orientation; they’re merely doing what they like and people’s lives are in peril.
“After we went to Saki the other time, one among them used a room the place people reside. As everyone knows that one among many pillars of this present administration is properly being, we aren’t compromising this. Now we have to switch and guarantee our people are correctly taken care of by licensed personnel, with good facilities.”