𝗖𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗦𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗶𝗰𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗠𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗧𝗿𝗮𝗶𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗺𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝘁 𝗥𝗦𝗨𝗧𝗛 𝗗𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗹, 𝗠𝗮𝘅𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗼𝗳𝗮𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹, 𝗘𝗡𝗧, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗢𝗽𝗵𝘁𝗵𝗮𝗹𝗺𝗼𝗹𝗼𝗴𝘆 𝗛𝗼𝘀𝗽𝗶𝘁𝗮𝗹, 𝗥𝗲𝗯𝗶𝘀𝗶(𝗚𝗮𝗿𝗿𝗶𝘀𝗼𝗻) 𝗙𝗹𝘆𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿
In a significant development for healthcare in Rivers State, the Dental, Maxillofacial, ENT, and Ophthalmology Hospital, an Annex of the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (RSUTH), commenced operations just five days after its official commissioning by His Excellency, Sir Siminalayi Fubara, GSSRS, the Executive Governor of Rivers State.
The hospital, dedicated to specialized areas of dentistry, maxillofacial surgery, ear, nose, and throat (ENT) care, as well as ophthalmology(eye), welcomed its first batch of patients amidst an atmosphere of enthusiasm and commitment. The Acting Chief Medical Director, Professor Chizindu Akubudike Alikor, was present on site, overseeing the seamless integration of medical teams and ensuring that all staff received the necessary support for optimal service delivery.
This state-of-the-art facility is poised to become a hub for specialized medical services in the region, catering to a wide range of healthcare needs. The timely commencement of operations underscores the dedication of the Management and entire healthcare team involved and the commitment of the state government to enhance medical services for the good of Rivers people.
As the hospital gears up to provide specialized care, it also aims to play a pivotal role in medical education and training. The inclusion of medical training programs will contribute to the continuous development of healthcare professionals, ensuring that Rivers State benefits from a well-trained and skilled workforce.
Patients can now access advanced dental care, maxillofacial surgeries, ENT treatments, and ophthalmic services in a purpose-built environment that prioritizes both patient comfort and medical excellence. The opening of the RSUTH Dental, Maxillofacial, ENT, and Ophthalmology Hospital marks a significant stride in bolstering the healthcare infrastructure of Rivers State, reflecting a broader commitment to the well-being of its residents.
27th November, 2023.