Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital
Emir of Rano is dead
The Emir of Rano Emirate Council in Kano State, Amb. Abubakar Tafida has died on Saturday in Kano. Alhaji Kabiru Alasan, the Turakin Rano and member Rano Emirate Council
Lassa fever kills two doctors, 18 others in Kano, Ondo
Confirmed cases of Lassa fever have killed three persons, including two medical doctors and a pregnant woman at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) in Kano.
Cardiovascular disease: only 14 specialists available in Kano
With the population ranging between 15 and 20 million, Kano can only boost 14 cardiovascular specialists; including 10 cardiologists and four cardio surgeons available to manage the growing multiple cases of heart diseases and another related burden. Besides the alarming dearth of manpower in the area of medicine, the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, the only…
Gunmen kidnap Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital doctor
Dr Bashir Zubayr of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) was kidnapped alongside his relatives by unknown gunmen on Wednesday. Zubayr, a consultant with AKTH was abducted around Lokoja Okene highway, Kogi state with two of his younger brothers, and younger sister at Irepeni village about 20km West of Lokoja. A family source, who confirmed the…
Buhari commissions cancer center, independent power plant
President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority-Lagos University Teaching Hospital (NSIA-LUTH) cancer treatment centre and over 5MW LUTH independent power plant in LUTH, Idi-Araba, Lagos. The world class Cancer Treatment project is a Public Private Partnerships meant to bridge the Infrastructural Gap in public institutions and provide Nigerians an affordable healthcare to…
Seven health workers die in auto crash in Kaduna
Seven members of Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria lost their lives on Tuesday in a road crash along Rikolo village, a few kilometres to Zaria.
High casualties as AKTH rejects patients over limited bed spaces
Scores of patients die daily at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), Kano due to lack adequate bed spaces to accommodate emergency cases and other classes of patients.
AKTH CMD counters NARD claims of salary payments
Suprised by the claim made by Dr. Ado Ahmed, President of the Association of Resident Doctors, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) branch, that doctors in the hospital ...