Foundation gives amputees new lease of life
Five years after its establishment, the Feet of Grace Foundation has continued to put smiles on the faces of amputees across the country, with the provision of prosthesis limbs to give them a new lease of life. To its 52-year-old founder, Dr. Irene Olumese, the gesture, borne out of her years of agonising experience between…
Encomium, Eulogies, as UCH Ibadan celebrates Ex - CMD Alonge
The University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan has rolled out drums to celebrate its immediate past Chief Medical Director (CMD), Professor Temitope Alonge, for his meritorious service to the institution. Alonge, a world renowned Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon credited with wide ranging reforms and other initiatives in positioning the institution as the foremost tertiary hospital in…
A mentor and pathfinder
If not for the risk of being charged with impudence, the heading that came to my mind for this piece was “The mentor and pathfinder”, making the definite article “the” say it all. What is the story? I will come to it presently. What editors call the curtain raiser can be gleaned in the crowd…
Man allegedly commits suicide at UCH
A yet-to-be-identified man on Wednesday morning allegedly committed suicide by jumping down from the fifth floor of the University College Hospital (UCH) on Wednesday. The man, who was said to be between 50 and 55 years, reportedly removed his pairs of leather slippers before he took a plunge to the ground. Sources said the deceased,…
UCH records 1,680 mental health cases in 1 year
Prof. Olayinka Omigbodun, a Consultant Psychiatrist and Head of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Department at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan...
UCH upgrades facilities, services to meet best standards
To celebrate its 60 years of existence in healthcare, the University College of Medicine (UCH), Ibadan has upgraded its facilities and expanded its services to foster quality healthcare delivery in the country.
‘My mandate is to raise foot soldiers against cancer’
I had successful treatment and everything done by UCH, Ibadan I didn’t go anywhere. That also brings the point that the country doesn’t know what they have because we have everything to make this country great.
Kehinde Yusuf urgently needs N400, 000 to fully recover from his hydrocephalus ailment, father pleads
He was born a normal child like his twin brother, but a sickness that took Kehinde Yusuf to the hospital to the hospital where he was infused with drips via his head, saw him coming down with a swollen head.
Police parade suspected ritualists, fake doctor in Ibadan
The Oyo State Police Command said it has arrested two suspected ritualists, a fake medical doctor and some armed robbers who have been terrorising unsuspecting residents of the state.
Lifting fistula burden off sufferers
For lengthy periods, the notion that cases of obstetric fistula was endemic in the North and sparse in the South held sway. But it has now come to light that the situation on ground in the South may not be as good as thought, or imagined.