Ekiti State Commissioner for Health, Professor Olusola Fasubaa has charged the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) to restructure its capacity building approach towards improving its members professionally.
Professor Fasubaa gave the charge in Ado Ekiti while receiving the new executive members of the state chapter of the Association led by the Chairman, Dr. Sunday Obimakinde.
The Commissioner expressed happiness over the peaceful conduct of the recently concluded NMA State elections and called for continued cooperation among the leaders and their followers.
Professor Fasubaa noted that issues relating to Consolidated Health Salary Scale (CONMESS) and Consolidated Medical Salary Scale (CONMESS) of local government Doctors and Nurses as well as other professional health workers will soon be resolved and expressed dissatisfaction over the rivalry between Laboratory Science Technologists and Medical Laboratory Technologists.
Professor Fasubaa called on NMA members not to use the time meant for government job for their private assignments and to also fix their continuous education programme for Doctors on weekends as well as charge moderate fees for their members as it is done in other neighbouring states to improve their levels of income.
The Commissioner also urged Doctors in the state to interact with one another in other to improve themselves professionally
Earlier in his remarks ,The Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Ekiti State Chapter, Dr. Sunday Obimakinde thanked the Health Commissioner for his fatherly advice, calling on the State Ministry of Health to collaborate with NMA in the area of capacity building.
Last modified: August 31, 2012