Kidney Disease: Zulum Approves N50m to University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital in Borno

Gov. Babagana Zulum has approved an N50 million grant to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, UMTH, for research into the spread of kidney disease in Borno State.

UMTH’s Director General of Medical Doctors (CMD), Prof. Ahmed Ahidjo, described how Zulum entered the hospital’s kidney center, during a press conference in Maiduguri on Wednesday.

This is according to a report from the News Agency of Nigeria, published on March 23, 2022, by the Daily Nigerian online news.

“However, His Excellency the Governor of Borno State Baba Umada Zulum approved a grant of N50 million for our Kidney Research Center to conduct research on kidney diseases in this society. Research is part of our mission here and we run it. Cancer screening is also our priority, ”Mr. Ahidjo was quoted as saying in the report.

The CMD, he added, urged other organizations and stakeholders to emulate a good example of the state government, noting that UMTH included the provision of nursing services and training and research. helps control communicable diseases.

“We are education experts. Therefore, clinical, training and research activities are integrated into all areas of hospital operations, ”he said.

Mr. Ahidjo assured us that the hospital would continue to be committed to ensuring that patients in the North East have access to quality services.

Meanwhile, a ministerial committee headed by the secretary-general of the Ministry of Health, Mamuda Mamman, who has completed the assessment of the hospital’s operations and specialization, expressed satisfaction with the situation below. The NAN report said.

“From what we have seen, I can affirm that the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH) is a center of quality. I can encourage you that if we continue to maintain this belief, Medical tourism in Nigeria will be a thing of history, ”Mr. Mamman said in a statement.

Source: Borno State Government


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