The United Kingdom’s general medical council has recently licensed 91 Nigerian trained doctors. It was discovered that the accredited of the 91 doctors occurred over 15 days between October 10 and October 25 2022.
The total number of nigerian trained doctors in the UK now is about 10,387. There are 5,210 associate specialist, 2318 doctors in training, 1837 general practitioners and 1,273 among the 10,387 doctors.
The accreditation of the 91 doctors came amidst cries by the Nigerian Medical Association against the brain drain that is a big threat to the health sector. Apart from the doctors, other categories of health workers are also migrating.
The statistics also showed that between January 1 2022 and September 30 2022. That about 1,037 Nigerian trained doctors were licensed in the UK as Nigeria continues to battle one of the worst situation of the brain drain in its history.
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