10 things the Nigerian government needs to do if it wants to bring about an end to the booming organ harvesting industry the country

Ayo Akinfe

[1] 12 specialist hospitals shall be built in Nigeria with two in each geo-political zone. These shall include - Dermatology, optometrics, renal failure, cardialogy, neurology, ear/throat/nose, cancer, Hiv/Aids, orthopedia, rheumatics, tropical diseases and sickle cell anaemia

[2] Pharmaceutical companies will be given 10 year tax holidays if they establish manufacturing facilities in Nigeria

[3] Each of Nigeria's 774 local governments must have at least two general hospitals

[4] Healthcare will be free at the point of delivery to all Nigerians

[5] Every state government must have at least one mobile clinic which visits remote and inaccessible areas

[6] A national target of 20 minutes waiting time shall be established for all ambulance services

[7] Nigeria shall spend 10% of its GDP on healthcare

[8] State governments who build specialist hospitals in new areas will be given special grants

[9] A national target of producing 20,000 doctors a year shall be aimed for

[10] Medical equipment manufacturers will be given a five year tax holiday if they establish plants in Nigeria