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Pharmacists leaving Nigeria over poor service conditions

Pharmacists leaving Nigeria over poor service conditions

1st August 2022 file.photo 1st August 2022 The National Chairman of the Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria, Olabode Ogunjemiyo, has said the poor service conditions were responsible for the brain drain in the health sector.” According to Ogunjemiyo, the conference, which commenced from August 1st to 5th, will be attended by over 1000 pharmacists from across the country.He said, “Poor condition of service is the reason for brain drain in the health sector.

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