COVID-19: Resident doctors decry setback on medical practice

The National Association of Resident Doctors says the COVID-19 pandemic dealt a devastating blow on the nation’s medical practice, especially with the death of 19 members. NARD President, Dr Okhuaihesuyi Uyilawa, said this on Thursday during the association’s first National Executive Council post-COVID-19 meeting in Umuahia. Uyilawa expressed regret that the pandemic “dealt heavily on resident doctors,” who lost at least 19 colleagues to the deadly scourge. He said the plight being suffered by resident doctors in the country informed the choice of the theme of the meeting: “The Nigerian…

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