Hospitals in Nigeria are shutting down over the rising cost of diesel.
The Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN) have raised concerns over the closure of hospitals due to the increased cost of diesel. A large number of private healthcare facilities can no longer deal with these prices, which is putting a strain on the healthcare system as a whole.
With diesel prices increasing, it has made it difficult for these facilities to keep up with their operating costs, and as a result, many have been forced to close their doors. This is having a detrimental effect on the overall health care system in Nigeria, as patients are left without access to essential medical care. The AGPMPN is calling on the government to take action to ensure that private healthcare facilities are able to remain operational.
Generators are expensive to operate and maintain.
Medical procedures and services are also affected by price increases and has had a negative impact on patients, causing them to complain and lose access to necessary healthcare. This is a direct result of inflation in the medical industry, as well as the overall increase in the cost of living. This has put a strain on patients, as they are increasingly unable to afford the treatments they need. In some cases, patients have been forced to choose between paying for their health care or other necessities, such as food and shelter. This has led to a decrease in the quality of life for many patients, as well as an increase in the number of medical complications.
Despite the fact that some hospitals do not have 24 hour access to power, this does not mean that patients are not receiving the care they need. Hospitals have backup generators that provide power in the event of a power outage. However, these generators are expensive to operate and require a lot of maintenance. If prices for this service were lower, hospitals would be able to afford it and provide around-the-clock care for their patients.
People are unable to afford the basic necessities.
The energy crisis in Nigeria has been an ongoing issue for some time now, and it has been increasingly difficult for most residents to afford the increase in costs. Additionally, many states have been struggling with scarcity of petrol, which has made the available petrol more costly. This has created a major problem for many people, as they are unable to afford the basic necessities.
Since transportation is a big issue in Nigeria, the prices of commodities are significantly higher than in other countries, making them unaffordable for many people. This causes difficulty in obtaining basic necessities needed for a healthy lifestyle. The lack of access to transportation also limits opportunities for employment and education, trapping people in a cycle of poverty. In addition, the high cost of transportation makes it difficult for businesses to operate, which further stifles economic growth.
A task force is set up to monitor petroleum products.
Systems currently in place for distributing petrol is based on a set of rules and guidelines set forth by the government. In order to ensure that these rules and guidelines are followed, a task force has been set up to monitor the loading of petroleum products. Those who do not adhere to the current rules and guidelines will face consequences from authorities.
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This has had a negative effect on the health sectors,most hospital run on generating sets with increase in diesel price this has led to price in services rendered and purchase of medical needs
This is bad why should fuel be affecting hospitals 😒