Vedic Hospital Secures MDCN’s License For Expatriate Doctors

After the Health Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA), shutdown Vedic Lifecare Hospital, Lekki, the hospital management yesterday said the practising licenses of the three expatriates medical personnel that led to the closure of their facility have now been issued by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).

In a press statement by the head of operations, Vedic Lifecare Hospital, Dr. Tosan Omaghomi and a copy made available to BUSINESSinsiderng, the hospital said the applications of the medical personnels had been submitted but, there were some delays in the issuance and procurement of the personnel’s liscences from MDCN.

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwoolu
The facility head of operation who, however, stated that all requirements had been complied with, vetted and endorsed by the government of India through the Indian High Commission Nigeria said the affected medical personnel are qualified with over 20 to 30 years of experience internationally with all documents endorsed by the medical authorities in India and elsewhere.
Her words, “since the closure, we have been working closely with MDCN and are pleased to report that, with their help and support, as well as that of the Indian High Commission, we have successfully completed the registration of these three expatriate  medical personnel and their practising licenses have now been issued. “
“Vedic Lifecare Hospital is committed to the highest standards of professionalism and ethics and would never jeopardise the health and well being of any of our patients by engaging unqualified personnel.
 “We have a strong relationship with the MDCN, HEFAMAA and the Lagos State Ministry of Health and have worked very closely with them in the past, most recently being during the COVID 19 pandemic where we served as one of the government certified isolation and treatment centres.”
“We have learnt the lessons which the recent developments have offered and have received the admonition of the Ministry of Health and  HEFAMAA in good faith.”
Therefore, the hospital apologised to the public and assured that they would never compromise on their values or participate in any scheme that compromises the health and safety of Nigerians.
“We apologise to the public and assure every Nigerian of our commitment to improved service delivery and healthcare to all our patients. We would never compromise on our values or engage in, consent to or participate in any scheme that compromises the health and safety of our patients regardless of the limitations and circumstance.
“As the expatriate personnel concerned have now received their licenses from the MDCN, we are working with HEFAMAA to ensure that our premises is reopened as quickly as possible.
“Finally, we would like to convey our deepest gratitude to our esteemed patients for their continued confidence in the quality of our service. We are confident that our hospital will be reopened soon, and we will update the public on the developments in that regard,” she said.

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