Tagged: Adeoyo State Hospital

Declare state of emergency on Oyo State Hospitals, Nigeria

Olufemi Oluwajobi, 32 years was a radio journalist based in Ibadan, Oyo State. He was involved in a road traffic accident on the New Year Eve. When taken to the State owned hospital at Ring Road, Ibadan, the hospital was in total darkness because the main electricity supply to the hospital had been cut off for owing huge debt to the supplier and no functional generator. There were no medical equipments and competent medical staff to manage his condition. There were no functional ambulance to transport patient to secondary facility UCH. On his way to the UCH in a private...

Oyo state battles to unravel suspected Ebola patient

Oyo state battles to unravel suspected Ebola patient

The Oyo State government is battling to unravel the veracity of a report that a suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) patient was brought to Adeoyo State Hospital, Ring Road, Ibadan, on Monday. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, said the result of the blood sample taken to University College Hospital (UCH) for laboratory test is being awaited. “We saw a suspected patient. It will be presumptuous to jump into conclusion until the result of the test is out. But it is not likely to be positive,” Dr. Gbadegesin said. The case has created fear and panic among residents...