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FG seeks 74 medical specialists for deployment to Guinea Bissau

The Federal Government, through the Directorate of Technical Aids Corps, is looking for 74 medical specialists who will be sent to Guinea Bissau.

The Registrar, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Dr. Tajudeen Sanusi, disclosed this in a notice on Tuesday.

The notice was titled, “Notice to registered practitioners of urgent recruitment of specialists.”

Recall that the federal government had in April, deployed 33 volunteers to Uganda and another 33 to Tanzania in response to humanitarian needs.

The notice for the fresh request of medical specialists reads, in part, “The Technical Aid Corps has requested the Council to bring to the notice of registered medical practitioners its need to urgently recruit specialists in the under listed specialties for deployment as part of the Technical Aid to the Republic of Guinea Bissau for a period of two years in the first instance.

“Interested specialists who are desirous of participating in the Technical Aid should apply to the Registrar.

“Some of the areas of specialties requested include Gynaecology and Obstetrics (10), Specialists Neonatology (3), Pediatrics (10), Ortho-Traumatology (4), General Surgery (11), Internal Medicine (10); Cardiology (1) Pulmonology (1), Intensive Therapy (2); Psychiatry (1), Anesthesiology (10), Neurology (2), Urology (2), Ophthalmology (3), Gastroenterology (1), Nephrology (1) Otolaryngology (1) and Rheumatology (1).”