Anambra uncovers three illegal hospitals in Alor
…Over 10 fake doctors, others nabbed
THREE healthcare delivery institutions operating as hospitals without registration and practicing licence have been uncovered in Alor, Idemili South Local Government Area.
The illegal hospitals were burst by a delegation of Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Team of the ministry following a tip-off.
About 10 workers engaging in quack and illegal work were also nabbed in the facilities.
Addressing journalists during the raid, Head of Medical Services Department in Anambra State Ministry of Health, Dr. Chukwulobelu Ugochukwu, gave the hospitals’ name as Favour of God Hospital and Maternity, Bright Land Hospital, as well as Guardodion Hospital and Maternity.
Explaining that the facilities were operating either without licence, forged licence, unqualified staff or in unhygienic environment, Ugochukwu said they will be properly sanctioned for employing uncertified medical personnel among other infractions.