Effect of Covid-19 pandemic on internship training in Nigeria.

Muhammad DG1*, Adesina MA2
1Department of Physiotherapy, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi Nigeria.
2Slum and Rural Health Initiative Research Academy
*Correspondence: Daha Garba Muhammad; +234 706 680 5746; dahagarba@gmail.com

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Cite this article: Muhammad DG, Adesina MA. Effect of Covid-19 pandemic on internship training in Nigeria. Yen Med J. 2021;3(2):83–84.

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