Afreximbank, Kings College London To Open Medical School In Abuja

African Export Import Bank, on Tuesday announces a landmark Memorandum of Agreement with King’s College London to establish a medical and nursing school in Abuja, Nigeria.
The ceremony which held November 24 at King’s College London’s Strand Campus, Afreximbank said in a tweet via its official handle, “is a significant step towards transforming healthcare education and training in Africa.”
The MoA, the bank said, “sets the stage for initiating a scoping study that will determine the feasibility of their plan to jointly establish a state-of-the-art medical and nursing school alongside the African Medical Centre of Excellence (AMCE) in Abuja, Nigeria.”
The project, it said, is expected to draw on King’s world-leading insight and expertise in healthcare education and training to create a model that will benefit the entire African continent. The MoA represents a bold step towards an empowered healthcare landscape, defining a new era for the continent.
“The establishment of a cutting-edge medical and nursing school is a significant stride towards ensuring that Africa possesses the expertise and resources to meet its own healthcare needs.
“With the support of King’s College London, this partnership holds the potential to transform Africa’s healthcare sector, delivering quality healthcare workers, doctors, nurses, and scientists not only for Africa but for the world.”
Together, the partners according to Afreximbank will “embark on a journey that not only bridges the healthcare gap but also redefines the standards of medical education in Africa.”