• UITH boss, Prof Olatinwo appeals to doctors to suspend strike

    UITH boss, Prof Olatinwo appeals to doctors to suspend strike

    The Chief Medical Director of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital Ilorin, Prof. Abdulwaheed Olatinwo, has called on doctors in the hospital to suspend their strike.

    Olatinwo, who spoke on Saturday in Ilorin, urged them to lead the way in the area of change in the nation’s health sector. Doctors have embarked on indefinite strike over allegations of using wrong scale of payment to pay their allowances.

    Olatinwo, who described moral obligation to duty as a necessity for medical practice, said mundane issues […]

  • UNILORIN Teaching Hospital successfully performs three open heart surgeries

    UNILORIN Teaching Hospital successfully performs three open heart surgeries

    University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) yesterday successfully carried out Open Heart Surgeries (OHS) on three male patients aged between four and nine years.

    The feat was recorded barely seven months ago when the hospital performed its first OHS on two female children. According to the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the UITH, Prof. Abdulwaheed Olatinwo, yesterday at a press briefing in Ilorin, the feat was jointly done by the UITH and a team of paediatric cardiologists and anaesthetists from the famous […]