UITH plans antibiotic stewardship programme
The University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) is to begin an Antibiotic Stewardship Programme to curb abuse of antibiotics in the hospital and make it a model for others in the country. While condemning prevalent cases of abuse of administration of antibiotics on patients in hospitals, the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Prof. A. D. Yussuf,…
Ilorin residents cry out for help as snakes take over city
Residents of Ilorin, the Kwara state capital have expressed concerns and worries over recent upsurge in the quantity of snakes around the town.The development according to The Guardian sources showed that at least three patients are at present receiving treatments at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital ...
JOHESU nationwide strike takes toll on UITH, Lagos hospitals open for work, provide services
The ongoing strike by the Joint Health Sector Union JOHESU is taking its toll on the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), as it entered its third day today. The work to rule industrial action was declared by the non-doctors of the nation’s hospitals, especially, teaching hospitals and federal medical centres.....
Emerhor, chairman UITH board unveils plans for hospital
Newly appointed chairman, board of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Olorogun Otega Emerhor, has disclosed the readiness of the board and management to move the UITH to its next level.
UITH medical director wants NHIS to cover infertility in couples
The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Prof. Abdulwaheed Olatinwo, has canvassed the inclusion of infertility problems in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). He made the appeal at the weekend, while delivering the University of Ilorin’s 178th Inaugural Lecture. He spoke on the topic: “Help for the helpless…
UITH celebrates IVF children’s birthday
The University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Ilorin, has declared its commitment to sustain its services to humanity in the area of Intro-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF), just as its successes in the area have been described as the highest in the history of the gynaecoloy aspect of any public health institution in Nigeria. Speaking at…
Gynaecologist warns against oral sex
Prof. Adegboyega Fawole of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), has warned that Human Papiloma Virus (HPV) has been found in the throat of people engaging in oral sex.
UITH management orders striking doctors back to work or face sanction
The management of University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Ilorin, has sharply criticised members of the hospital’s chapter of Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) for non-adherence to the rules of industrial relations in their ongoing five-day warning strike, which today entered its second day.
Expert says high salt intake is dangerous to health
A medical expert, Dr Bola Idowu of University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has warned Nigerians against high consumption of salt, saying that it is dangerous to health.
Hospitals lament rampant cases of patients absconding during treatment
The economic recession is taking its toll on some patients in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital as their relatives now abandon them in hospitals after their admission due to inability to settle their medical expenses.