• Ebola hits Nigeria again as 10 are quarantined in UCTH, Calabar

    Ebola hits Nigeria again as 10 are quarantined in UCTH, Calabar

    University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH, has quarantined no fewer than ten persons following the death of a patient in the hospital on Wednesday with symptoms suspected to be Ebola virus.

    Chairman of Medical Advisory Committee of the hospital, Dr. Queeneth Kalu, who made the disclosure on Thursday in Calabar while addressing newsmen, said blood samples have been sent to the Ebola Diagnosing Centre in Benin Edo State.

    “On Wednesday, 7th October, 2015, we managed a patient who presented with symptoms mimicking […]

  • UCTH  Doctors Resumes  After 3 Months Strike

    UCTH Doctors Resumes After 3 Months Strike

    The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), on Friday returned to work after a three – month strike.

    A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) investigation showed that activities in the hospital were in full swing as doctors were seen attending to patients.

    It would be recalled that the resident doctors embarked on an indefinite strike on July 5 to demand for improved working conditions.

    A communiqué signed by Dr Ukweh Ikechukwu, President of ARD, UCTH branch said the […]