NAUTH Nnewi relocates To Permanent Site
The Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi would commence gradual relocation to its permanent site in Akammili, Umudim, Nnewi Council Area of Anambra State effective from Oct.5.
Dr Joseph Ugboaja, the Chairman Medical Advisory Committee CMAC said this during an interaction with journalists in Nnewi.
Ugboaja who sent his goodwill message on the nation’s independence anniversary also appreciated members of the hospital staff for their commitment to duty.
He said the hospital board was committed to moving activities of the NAUTH to its permanent site adding that all the Medical Outpatient Clinics with the attached units in Nursing, Pharmacy, Medical records would move first.
He said Pathology, Medical laboratory science, dietetics, works security as well as units in Accounts and Audit will equally move to the new site.
According to him, with this movement, the vision of making NAUTH rank among the top five teaching hospitals in the country has taken its root and will be pursued with vigour.
”I want to use this opportunity to appreciate all members of staff of NAUTH especially the front line staff for their commitment to duty, even in the face of the pandemic. I greatly appreciate your gallant and noble efforts in saving lives and improving health and I’m sure posterity will not forget you, he said.
“I want to thank members of the Medicine department for taking the bull by the horn to ensure that we kick start this process of moving to the permanent site.
“We have the manpower who are trained and well disposed to deliver quality services but we need the requisite infrastructure and equipment to make it happen,” he said.
Dr Ugboaja, who heads the board committee on Public Private Partnership (PPP) noted that the the responsibility of providing good and quality healthcare to the people cannot be left for government alone.
He said there were many areas of collaboration with the private sector to improve the standard of healthcare delivery within the hospital especially at the new site.
He encouraged the staff to continue to do their best and key into the ongoing efforts aimed at improving the quality of services rendered at the hospital.
“I want appreciate all stakeholders who have assisted us so far in our efforts to move to the new site and also call on others to partner with us in improving the hospital through the provision of the necessary infrastructure and equipment