The Minister of State for Health, Joseph Ekumankama, has reiterated the effort of the Federal Government to address brain drain in the country.
Ekumankama who spoke with newsmen while inaugurating various projects at the Federal Medical Centre, Ebute Meta, Lagos, identified brain drain as the major challenge affecting the health sector currently.
Projects inaugurated by the minister included the Orthopedic and Trauma Centre, Molecular Building Complex and Oxygen gas plant.
Others are the Clinical Training Centre, Power House and Ultra-Modern Theatre.
The minister commended the Medical Director of the hospital, Adedamola Dada, for judiciously using the resources available to further provide infrastructures and services rendered to patients.
Speaking also, Dada said the hospital would continue to do its best to improve the health status of Nigerians.