28 March 2021 by Rabo Bako
Twenty Bedded Pediatric Cancer Complex has been donated to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, UATH by a Non Governmental Organization, Abuja Metropolitan Lion’s Club.
Inaugurating the Complex the Minister of Health, Doctor Osagie Ehanire said that improving access to cancer treatment, Chemotherapy Radiotherapy and Surgery remained a priority of the present administration.
The minister noted that UATH has one of the active cancer registries in Nigeria with reliable data for national planning and policy direction.
Doctor Ehanire also stated that the ministry had approved the deployment of one Apheresis machine to the hospital for single donor blood product processing.
The Chief Medical Director of UATH, Professor Bissallah Ekele who lauded the NGO for the kind gesture appealed to the honourable minister of Health to assist with a Radiotherapy Unit for effective Health Care delivery.