Osinbajo inaugurates cancer equipment
As part of efforts to end medical tourism, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has launched the Elekta Synergy Platform 160 MLC (VMAT) Linear Accelerator for the treatment of cancer at the National Hospital, Abuja.
The General Overseer of The Redeemed Church of God (RCCG) also launched the equipment at the Redeemers Health Centre, Redemption Camp, Mowe, Ogun State. Enoch Adeboye. It was the launch of the third Enoch & Folu Intensive Care Unit.
Medical Equipment suppliers JNC International Limited is the exclusive distributor in Nigeria for Elekta and over fifteen other products.
For decades Nigerians have sought succour from cancer and other life-threatening ailments abroad as a result of inadequate facilities and expertise in treatment.
JNC’s managing director, Mrs. Clare Omatseye, stated: “Nigeria is blessed to have one of the best radiotherapy machines for the treatment of cancer in the world and that would greatly reduce medical tourism thereby growing our economy.”
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