British Agency: Over 800 Nigerian doctors got license.

Between July and December 25, 2021, 805 Nigerian-trained doctors were licensed, according to data received from the General Medical Council of the United Kingdom.

In addition, the number of Nigerian-trained doctors in the UK has risen to 9,189.

This is in addition to the number of Nigerian doctors who have studied and practiced in the United Kingdom.

The GMB is the regulating authority in charge of issuing licenses to doctors in the United Kingdom.

In June, 8,384 Nigerian doctors were licensed, with the number of Nigerian-trained specialists and consultants migrating steadily increasing over time.

Saudi Arabia held a recruiting interview for consultants and specialists in Abuja in September, according to reports.

According to the council’s records, 233 Nigerian doctors passed the exam to practice in the United Kingdom in 2015.

In 2016, the number climbed to 279, and in 2017, it reached 475.

In 2018, the number jumped to 852 and then to 1,347 in 2019.

Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, proposed a nine-year bond for health workers during his budget defense in an attempt to prevent brain drain.

According to the data, 1,968 doctors were undergoing training, with 1,560 being general practitioners, 1,231 specialists, and 4,652 being associate specialists.

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