LASUTH, Apollo Hospitals Hold Joint Press Conference on Medical Camp in Lagos

The Management of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) and the Lead Medical Consultants at Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi India hold a joint press conference at the premises of LASUTH on an organized free Medical camp in Lagos.

While delivering the opening remark, the Chief Medical Director of LASUTH, Prof Adewale Oke represented by the Director of Clinical Services and Training, Dr Ayoade Adedokun said that the Lagos State Government under the leadership of HE Mr Akinwumi Ambode, deserves commendation being a very active and effecient Governor who has brought dynamism to his government in terms of qualitative health care plans and services deliverables. Dr Adedokun also described Governor Ambode as a man of the people who believes in better healthcare partnership “we have many good scores in this administration ” he said.

He further stated that Apollo Hospitals are conglomerate of well-managed 60 hospitals in India with many trail blazers personnel while also describing the partnership as bringing smiles on the faces of patients with kidney disease, chronic renal failure, and problems that require cardiothoracic surgery.

In his address, the International Business development Manager for Apollo Hospital, Dr Arvind Rai said that the partnership is aiming at technology and skill transfer to LASUTH Medical Personnel through the medical camp.

Dr Rai in company of his colleagues; Dr Mukesh Goel a Senior Consultant, Cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr Vijaya Rajakumani, a senior consultant, kidney transplantation and Dr Robin Khosa, a consultant Radiotherapist promised to thoroughly screen patients and also discuss how to help them get further treatments.

The Apollo team also promised that the patients will have firsthand contact with them to determine whether they really need surgery and the kind of surgery they may require while offering them professional advice.

Meanwhile, the leader of the Kidney transplantation team in LASUTH, Doctor Joseph Awobusiyi gave the indices of people living with chronic diseases in Nigeria at 10 percent citing various studies as basis for the percentage.

While giving the closing remark, the Director of Hospital Administration, Mrs Olatokunbo Adio specially thanked the Apollo Team while also presenting them with gift items in appreciation of their partnership and service to the good people of Lagos State.

Also present at the briefing were the Director of Account, Mrs Adenike Akanbi, Director of Nursing Services, Mrs Adebola Aina and many other participants.

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