The planned Lagos state government Medical Park worth N49 billion would lead to improved healthcare experience and promote medical tourism. Jide Idris, Commissioner for Health said Medipark International Ltd. Consortium, US has been engaged to develop, construct, manage and operate the medical park that would be sited at the former Lagos State School of Nursing in Ikoyi, Lagos.
The commissioner stated that the Park would be first of its kind in Nigeria when completed, providing a full spectrum of excellent high technology cutting edge medical and diagnostic services.
Idris assured that the Park would serve as a one-stop shopping medical experience offering space to primary care physicians and inhouse specialists, as well as ancillary services. It would also cater for general and specialised medical services tailored to meet the medical needs of residents and Nigeria at large.
The Park is a joint venture arrangement with the state government; the huge bulk of the money is coming from the consortium while the government is putting down the site as equity, Idris explained.