Undeclared COVID-19 Result: Cross Rivers Medical Specialists suspend services indefinitely
The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA in Cross River State has reported the withdrawal of operations by its individuals in the State as from Monday, July 6.
The resolution was reached after the emergengy meeting general meeting that took place yesterday Sunday 5th of july that has the agenda to ponder on the current issues of Covid-19 testing, observation, contact following, disengagement, treatment and care in the State.
In a letter marked by the NMA State Chairman, Agam Ayuk and Secretary, Ezoke Epoke and routed to the Minister of Health, the medical specialists request in addition to other things clarification from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, why, the 5 Covid-19 affirmed cases from the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH completed at the NCDC authorize Molecular Laboratory at Alex Ekwueme University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State have not reflected in the Center’s every day circumstance report long after outcomes had been transmitted since July 1.
The Congress requests update of the NCDC circumstance report as an issue of earnest general wellbeing concern. The medical specialists additionally request clarifications from NCDC, why, the study of disease transmission code numbers must be produced by Cross River State Ministry of Health before consequences of tests sent by UCTH to a NCDC endorsed Molecular Laboratory can be distributed by NCDC, in spite of having affirmed UCTH as a free test place.
Emerging from the gathering, all NMA individuals in Cross River State working in the general and personal health centers have embarked on a complete as well as indefinite suspension of their services until NCDC and the State Ministry of Health concentrate on the matter of their concern.