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Meet Amaechina, The Heroic LUTH Doctor Everyone is Raving About

Twitter was agog with applause for one Dr. Sammie Amaechina of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital Idi-Araba, Surulere, Lagos State, who saved the life of a patient in urgent need of medical attention. The patient, Tochukwu Ezeukwu, yesterday, took to his twitter handle @Towchukwu to appreciate Dr Amaechina for his relentless

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LUTH petitions Dr Anu of Med Contour over patient’s death

The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, has urged the Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Investigation Panel to investigate the alleged professional misconduct of a Lagos-based cosmetic surgeon and owner of Med Contour Aesthetic Clinic, Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju. The hospital, in a petition dated June 11, 2020, and signed

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COVID-19 Positive Woman Delivers Baby Boy in Lagos

A 37-year-old woman diagnosed with coronavirus has been delivered of a baby boy at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba. The hospital made this known in a press statement on Tuesday. According to the statement, the COVID-19 patient was delivered of the baby boy on Saturday. It, however, did not state the COVID-19

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LUTH upholds sanction

COVID 19: LUTH seeks sanction for patients, relations who conceal information

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, has upheld sanctions for patients, and their relations who conceal travel information or health challenges of patients that might pose risk to health officials at the forefront of the fight against the coronavirus epidemic. The Director, LUTH Legal Services, Mr Sesan Olajide, in an announcement

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Covid-19: LUTH approves life insurance for health workers

by Winifred Okafor The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi Araba, Lagos Mainland, has announced a disaster protection for each staff functioning in the frontline to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the country. Commenting on the development, the Chief Medical Director of LUTH, Prof Chris Bode said; "We expect to record by zero paces of patient-to-staff

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COVID 19 in Ikorodu

Lagos rules out use of rapid test kits for Coronavirus

by Winifred Okafor The Lagos State government has ruled out the option of Rapid Test Kits for COVID-19 testing, saying most results from rapid tests are five times inaccurate and not fit to be used in an outbreak like COVID-19. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, stated this while inspecting a completed 120-bed isolation centre provided

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Police arrest suspected killers of LUTH doctor, Stephen Urueye

The Lagos Police Command has arrested two persons suspected to have killed Dr. Stephen Urueye, a graduate of the University of Lagos, near the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi Araba. According to a report by Channels Television, the suspects; Gbadebo Jimoh and Malik Adeboye, were arrested on Friday by police operatives from the Itire division. The suspects have been

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