The Intensive Care Unit of University College Hospital, UCH, has procured N120 millon equipment to reduce death arising from severe injuries and critical health conditions, Radio Nigeria Ibadan reports.
According to the report, the Chief Medical Director, University College Hospital, UCH, Professor Jesse Otegbayo, said the equipment were purchased from Internally Generated Revenue of the hospital.
Professor Otegbayo explained that the equipment has the capacity to ensure zero death from critically ill patients henceforth.
The UCH Chief Medical Director also said about thirty million naira had been received to further procure dialysis machines for kidney treatment.
In a remark, the consultant Orthopaedic Surgery, UCH, Professor Olusegun Ogunlade said the equipment had further placed the hospital to be at par with international best practices.
In an interview, Director of Nursing Services, Dr. Patricia Oniama said the Intensive Care Unit had been left dormant for more than three years due to inadequate facilities.
The equipment that were commissioned included seven mechanical turbo power ventilators, six multi-channel invasive monitor, four syringe pumps, among others
Source: Radio Nigeria Ibadan