The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has commended the Federal Ministry of Health under the leadership of the Honourable Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, for championing the launch of the Patient Bill of Rights.
The Secretary-General, NMA, Dr. Olumuyiwa P. Odusote gave this commendation on behalf of the Association during her just concluded National Executive Council Meeting held recently, in Abuja.
The Director, Media and Public Relation of the Federal Ministry of Health, Mrs. Boade Akinola made the disclosure in a press statement
According to Dr. Odusote, the implementation of the Rights would improve Patient-Centred – Care in healthcare facilities across the country.
“The objective of the Patients’ Bill of Rights is to provide adequate health care, access to clean, safe and secure healthcare environment as well as access to equitable quality care and caregivers irrespective of the patient’s status.”