The Federal Government has said it hopes to provide better health services for Nigerians, as it commissions the newly completed Diagnostic Centre in Umuahia, Abia state Capital.
This was disclosed by the managing Director of the NSIA- Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority in charge of the Sovereign Wealth Fund, SWF, Uche Orji.
In a statement on twitter, Orji said the vision for healthcare is three-fold, which centres around reducing medical tourism, developing and investing in centres of excellence, which he said will provide world-class healthcare services domestically.
He also said the diagnostic centre will providing tools which will ensure that the country’s healthcare professionals are able to deliver at the highest level.
According to him, within the first years of its operations, the centre is expected to serve as many as 70,000 clients and provide direct employment opportunities for many.