Nigeria has assured its international partners in healthcare that it is committed to strengthening the healthcare system across the country.
Consul-General of Nigeria at Atlanta, Mr Kayode Laro, made the pledge at the Nigeria Day to celebrate MedShare 20 years of strengthening healthcare in Nigeria.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that MedShare, a U.S.-based non-profit organisation, has donated more than 40 million dollars worth of new medical supplies and biomedical equipment to Nigeria.
Many State Governments, University Teaching Hospitals, community clinics and military hospitals have benefitted from the donation in the last 20 years, according to records.
According to him, it shows the importance that MedShare attaches to its partnership with Nigeria.
“I appreciate the important role that MedShare plays and the depth of the organisation’s partnership with Nigeria. This gives me the excitement to know more about MedShare.
“In its 20 years of partnership with Nigeria, MedShare has donated medical supplies and equipment worth tens of millions of dollars to hospitals across Nigeria.
“By doing so, MedShare has contributed significantly to strengthening healthcare in Nigeria,” the Nigerian envoy said.