ONDO State Trauma Centre, Ondo has been described as adequate for Post Graduate Residency Training in Radiology and Anaesthesia.
This was disclosed by an accreditation team, which comprises the West African College of Surgeons (WACS) and National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN) while briefing Governor Olusegun Mimiko on their findings after visiting the centre.
The accreditation panel was led by the Chairman, Faculty of Anaesthesia, West African College of Surgeons, Professor Stella Eguma and the Chairman, Faculty of Radiology, National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Professor Adeyinka Abiodun.
According to Prof. Abiodun, while briefing Mimiko on the Faculty of Radiology, the team was overwhelmed with the level of transformation in the medical village, particularly the trauma centre.
He noted that the governor has raised the bar of medical profession in Nigeria by their findings, stressing that the various facilities as well as the personnel manning the centre are adequate for accreditation for the residency training, noting that this would further strengthen qualitative healthcare delivery in the country.
The chairman of WACS, Prof. Eguma, said Mimiko’s giant strides in the health sector was laudable and promised the college’s partnership with the state government in improving the achievements on ground.
The governor, who claimed the concept of the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo, is to turn the state a tourist destination for qualitative healthcare delivery, noted that the investment became imperative considering the volume of resources Nigerians expend in seeking medical attention abroad.
By: Oluwaseun Akingboye,