University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital
Deceased coronavirus suspect hid his medical history, UITH explains
university of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has explained that the suspected coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patient that died in the facility hid his medical history
Paracetamol abuse could cause liver, kidney failures
A medical doctor with the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Gbenga Adebusoye, has warned that abuse of paracetamol in general and in tenderising meat in particular, could lead to liver and kidney failures.
Mufutau Olatinwo: Quintessential Son of Offa (September 16, 1954 — July 27, 2019)
Dr. Mufutau Olatinwo was born on September 16, 1954 in Offa, Offa Local Council of Kwara State and died on July 27, 2019. Olatinwo, who distinguished himself as an educational administrator of repute, started his education at Offa Grammar School, Offa.
Four family members die, others hospitalised after Amala meal
Four members of a family in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, have died after eating yam flour, popularly called Amala, suspected to be poisonous. The News Agency of Nigeria...
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,…
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…
Health expert canvasses ease of entry for physically challenged
Prof. Abdulwaheed Olatinwo, has canvassed prompt enactment of a legislation that would allow physically -challenged persons unhindered access into all public buildings and utilities in Nigeria.
UITH plans to boost open-heart surgeries with catlab before end of 2017
Chief Medical Director (CMD) of University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Professor Abdulwaheed Olatinwo said the UITH would before the end of this year make available a catlab towards boosting the open-heart surgery efforts the hospital.
Neurologist canvasses establishment of more stroke units in teaching hospitals
A consultant neurologist at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Prof Kolawole Wahab, has urged government to establish stroke units in the various teaching hospitals in the country...