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Lagos Shuts Popular Vedic Lifecare Hospital For Employing Unlicensed Expatriate Doctors, Nurse

The Lagos State Government has shut Vedic Lifecare Hospital in Lekki for unprofessional operations amongst other issues through the Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA).

According to the Executive Secretary of the agency, Dr Abiola Idowu, said the hospital was sanctioned for employing expatriates not certified to practice.

“The facility was shut down for engaging three foreign doctors and a nurse with unverified certificates and without licenses from any professional body”, she noted.

Patients receiving medical care previously are unaffected, however, she said.

She noted that authorities have discovered that some facilities bring in foreign-based Transient Medical Doctors who treat patients, perform medical procedures and leave the country after a few weeks/months.

Chairman, HEFAMAA Governing Board, Dr. Yemisi Solanke-Koya, said there will be continuous regulatory oversight of hospitals in Lagos.

The Chairman warned that hospitals in Lagos should desist from using foreigners whose certificates and licenses have not been verified by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.

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