Anxiety as teaching hospital allegedly admits first COVID-19 suspect in Cross River
The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) may have admitted the first Coronavirus suspect to its isolation centre in Cross River.
UCTH partners U.S. foundation, military to refurbish hospital
The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) has commenced a partnership with its United States (U.S.) Voom Foundation and U.S. Military medical research team
Calabar varsity hospital owes N3 billion debt
The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) is indebted to contractors and other creditors to the tune of N3 billion. The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme, who disclosed this in a meeting with creditors and hospital contractors at weekend, appealed for patience and cooperation, promising that the two months old management under his…
Fear, confusion as robbers attempt invading UCTH
Fear, confusion at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) as robbers tried to invade Female Orthopaedics Ward at about 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday. Nurses and patients, who had recently undergone surgeries in the ward, narrowly escaped being robbed by the hoodlums. A patient (names withheld) told The Guardian that the hospital was in total darkness…
UCTH doctors join ARD indefinite strike
Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) chapter, yesterday joined the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) to embark on indefinite strike over the management’s failure to meet their demands. The hospital had had too many strikes from different unions in recent times, which all boiled down to welfare…
Committee of CMDs decries poor funding of hospitals
The Chairman, Committee of Chief Medical Directors (CCMDs) and Medical Directors (MDs) of Federal Tertiary Hospitals, Prof. Thomas Agan, has decried the country’s poor healthcare delivery
Multi-billion naira equipment abandoned at 14 health institutions
The House of Representatives’ Committee on Health has uncovered abandoned medical equipment worth billions of naira at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) and at 13 other federal health institutions in the country.
Manuwa: An effigy of national “heroes past” forgotten
Manuwa-Olumide revealed that the father could not raise money to rent a house due to the abrupt ultimatum given to them to evacuate the quarters, while all entreaties to his friends and top government functionaries for consideration or waiver fell on deaf ears.
‘We will prosecute anyone found guilty in Calabar tank-farm explosion’
The Managing Director of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Mr. Emmanuel Jime has promised to prosecute anyone found guilty in the tank-farm explosion at the Calabar zone of the authority.
Lassa fever kills corps member in Cross River
A youth corps member, Onwuegbuzie Stanley Samuel, serving in Community Secondary School, Ofodua in Obubra Council of Cross River State, has been reported dead as a result of Lassa fever attack.