The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Bwari General Hospital, Dr. Abdullahi Anate, has disclosed that the ventilator given them by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) last year has been very helpful to the hospital.
He made the disclosure in an interview featured in November edition of the JAMB bulletin.
TheFact Nigeria recalled that the Board donated 3 ventilators in April 2020: two to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada and Bwari General Hospital both in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Dr. Anate said the ventilators donated by JAMB in the wake of covid-19 to mitigate the effects of the pandemic have been of great help to
mankind particularly the hospital to consolidate on the gains of the hospital in the management of covid-19 cases and to ameliorate the difficulty in managing other victims with other challenges that required them to be placed on life support.
The CMD commended the leadership of JAMB under Prof. Is-haq Oloyede for his ingenuity and intervention in healthcare and the education sector in general adding that the ventilator provided by JAMB has been very helpful to the hospital.
Dr Anate urged members of staff of the
Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to take advantage of the facilities provided by the hospital to assess quality healthcare services.
He said: “Staff of JAMB and all Bwari residents, in general, should feel free to access healthcare services in the hospital any time they need to do so. Again, the hospital is one of the few public hospitals in the FCT that uses a reliable electronic medical record system which ensures fast service delivery and safe record keeping”, said the CMD.
He further counselled all and sundry to
take proactive measures to protect
themselves against the deadly virus
particularly as it relates to the third wave
as well as imbibing other non-pharmaceutical safety protocols like wearing of face masks, regular use of hand sanitisers and practice of