The Federal Government through the Directorate of Technical Aids Corps is looking for 74 medical specialists who will be sent to Guinea Bissau.
This was contained in a notice signed by the Registrar, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Dr. Tajudeen Sanusi, on Tuesday.
The Federal Government has in April, deployed 33 volunteers each to Uganda and Tanzania in response to humanitarian needs.
The notice for fresh request of medical specialists read in part: “The Technical Aid Corps has requested the Council to bring to the notice of registered medical practitioners its need to urgently recruit specialists in the underlisted specialties for deployment as part of the Technical Aid to the Republic of Guinea Bissau for a period of two years in the first instance.
“Interested specialists who are desirous of participating in the Technical Aid should apply to the Registrar.
“Some of the areas of specialities requested include Gynaecology and Obstetrics (10), Specialists Neonatology (3), Paediatrics (10), Ortho-Traumatology (4), General Surgery (11), Internal Medicine (10); Cardiology (1) Pulmonology (1), Intensive Therapy (2); Psychiatry (1), Anaesthesiology (10), Neurology (2), Urology (2), Ophthalmology (3), Gastroenterology (1), Nephrology (1) Otolaryngology (1) and Rheumatology (1).”