Khartoum Ministry of Health Recognizes Failure on Doctors Distribution
Khartoum - The Ministry of Health in Khartoum State complained of overcrowding doctors in hospitals, acknowledging that there is no administrative grip on these doctors, confirming that some of them are not registered.
Minister of Health of Khartoum State, Prof. Mamoun Himaida revealed the presence of large accumulating of workers in Khartoum Hospital, indicating, during the meeting held by the Health and Education Committee at the Legislative Council of Khartoum State with the ministry, to the size of debts on hospitals by companies.
Hamida revealed to the presence of interference in powers, especially with localities in the field of environment and health card, accusing it of interest in fees without interest to medical side, stressing that there is no problem in providing medicine, along with providing medical equipment of 60 million, calling for revision of the Local Government Act, speed up endorsement of number of laws and the establishment of special courts and prosecutors.
The minister acknowledged the existence of a shortage of nurses, pointing out that he is not disturbed by the migration of doctors, where it will not affect the work.
Director General of Health Ministry, Dr. Salah Abdul Razeg revealed a deficit in hospitals operation by (300-400%) as a result of prices increase and fail of number of projects, pointing out that
the Federal hospitals indebted is about (12) billion pounds.
Head of the said Committee , Mathaba Haj Hassan called the competent authorities to speed up solving the problems, stressing the importance of revising the Local Government Act, stressing the Council stand with the ministry to increase its budget in coming budget to enable it to play its role.
By Najat Ahmed, 02/09/2012