U.S. Ambassador To Nigeria Encourages Nation To Further Invest In Health System Resiliency, Health Security

Daily Post: Why Nigerian govt must spend more on health — U.S. Ambassador
“The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, has urged the federal government to continue to invest in building resilient health systems for the citizens. Doing so, he argued, would not only safeguard the people but also act as a strategy to bolster economic transformation in the country…” (Jannah, 9/10).

Premium Times: How U.S. is partnering Nigeria to strengthen health sector — Diplomat
“…According to a statement made available to Premium Times by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Mr. Symington made this call during a courtesy visit to the agency’s office in Abuja. Mr. Symington reportedly said that the correlation between health security and economic stability for nations cannot be overemphasized as Nigeria contends with various economic and social priorities…” (Yahaya, 9/10).

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