The synergy between the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital and the 176 Guards’ Battalion of the Nigerian Army, Dukpa-Gwagwalada in the area of healthcare is to be stepped up for better results.

Chief Medical Director, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Prof. Bissallah Ekele stated this when he visited the Battalion during which he was conducted round the Medical Reception Station, MRS, of the Battalion.

Prof. Ekele said that the Army being an essential duty arm of government, the UATH Management would always treat all its referrals with dispatch.

Briefing the Chief Medical Director, the Commanding Officer of the Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel H.R. Toro said besides taking care of the needs of officers and soldiers of the Battalion, the MRS also caters for civilians in Dukpa Community and cases beyond it promptly referred to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital.

Lieutenant Colonel Toro said the Battalion was grateful to the Management and staff of UATH for the care given to its officers, soldiers and their families, and requested that the relationship between both federal institutions be sustained.

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