Published On: Fri, Jul 12th, 2019

Kebbi procures 6 dialysis machines to tackle kidney disease

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From Ahmed Idris Birnin Kebbi

Kebbi State Government has purchased and installed 6 dialysis machines in the state owned hospital (Sahyaya General Hospital) Birnin Kebbi.
Briefing newsmen yesterday in his office, the newly appointed Medical Director of the Hospital, Dr. Aminu Haliru Bunza (MBBS) who is the chief consultant physician on Dertamentologit, said that the machine will undergo patients with kidney cases and other related heart diseases.
He explained further that their charges is the cheapest across the country “we collected N22,000 for the first time while subsequently the patient will be paying N15,000 only, adding that people visited the hospital from other States for the test.
“Am just two months old in this hospital as MD but I have put the hospital in a proper shape, I purchased more chairs, beds clothes, oxygen, equip A and E department, Amenities wards and other important health facilities in the hospital” he added.
Dr. Bunza who therefore, said that in collaboration with the MEDICAD Foundation The hospital has treated over thousands cancer patients across the State.
He added that the hospital have also registered about 5,000 NHIS patients while 3,900 people are undergoing HIV/AID treatment in hospital.
He then appealed to the state government to support them on manpower as the hospital need more medical and supporting staffs.
He also commended him on the recent upgrading of two health institutions in the State adding that it will also improve the quality of healthcare service delivery.

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