A four-man panel of the Faculty of Obstetrics and Gyneacology of the West African College of Surgeons has commended the rural clinical posting policy of the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital at the Kwali General Hospital, describing it as a model for other teaching hospitals in the country to emulate.
The team, which was on a re-accreditation visit to the Department of Obstetrics and Gyneacology, said it was pleased with the scope of activities at the Kwali General hospital where the Management of the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital currently runs its rural clinical posting programme. Leader of the team, Professor Joseph Ikechebelu stated this while briefing the Chief Medical Director of the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Professor Bissallah Ekele at the end of the re-accreditation exercise.
He said the panelists were also pleased with the cleanliness of University of Abuja Teaching Hospital and charged the Management to keep up the good work. “We took particular note of the cleanliness of your hospital, we are impressed and we encourage you to keep it up,” he said. Professor Ikechebelu said the essence of the re-accreditation was to appreciate the areas of strength and correct areas of shortcomings in the department of Obstetrics and Gyneacology.
Responding, the Chief Medical Director, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Professor Bissallah Ekele thanked the panelists for their comments which he said would encourage the Management to do more. He gave an assurance that areas needing more attention would be attended to without delay.