To mark this year’s World Family Doctor’s Day, a passionate call has gone to the Nigerian family physicians to renew family medicine as unique and indispensable discipline critical in achieving universal health coverage in the country. Chairman of the Lagos Society of Family Physicians of Nigeria, SOFPON, Dr Blessing Chukwukelu in a speech she delivered on behalf of the President of SOFPON, said family doctors are distinguished by their resolute commitment to patients, healthcare providers, and their communities. She maintained that family medicine must engage in new efforts to expand its scope of practice.  ”We, physicians must therefore begin to define, delicate and demonstrate what family medicine is and how it is the true centre of healthcare…Readmore 

By Chioma Obinna