A multi-billion-dollar healthcare system in the United States, Montefiore Health System, has expressed readiness to help find a lasting solution to Nigeria’s healthcare problem.
The group’s President Phillip Ozuah, stated this when the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Benayaogha Okoyen, visited the hospital to have a firsthand assessment of the facilities.
Ozuah, a Nigerian professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology and Population Health at Einstein, presides over more than eight thousand doctors and reportedly entered medical school at age fourteen in Nigeria’s premier University of Ibadan.
He said he was passionate about Nigeria healthcare system and was looking for enabling environment to make a lasting impact
The Nigerian, who is in the top twenty five minority executives in healthcare in the United States, said he was keen on using his expertise and connection to collaborate with the Nigerian government and give back to his homeland.