BY DOYIN OJOSIPE
The first batch of candidates to be trained in pathology in Kebi State will soon commence the programme at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
This is as revealed in a press release by the Medic Aid Foundation, yesterday.
According to the statement, Kebbi State in its decision is set to train some of its indigenes and some from Zamfara at no cost.
The action will also help to address the shortage of human resource as far as this field of healthcare services was concerned.
The statement also revealed that the decision was made during a Pathologists Conference, which held in Ghana.
Speaking at the 11th Annual Pathologists Confrence held in Kuforidia, Ghana recently, the Founder, Medicaid Cancer Foundation, Dr Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu said in order to tackle and improve on Cancer treatment, there must be an accurate cytological diagnosis.
In her presentation, she noted that Medicaid diagnostic center relies on skills of pathologists and have equally used the opportunity to invite the experts to engage the Kebbi state ministry of health in order to bring about professional development.
She also acknowledged human resource for health as a burning issue that Africa needs to tackle.
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