The Chief Medical Director, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, Professor Adetokunbo O. Fabamwo administration has restated the determination of the present administration to provide high-quality health service delivery to residents in the State through the medical facility.
The CMD disclosed this while welcoming a study team from the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, Jos, on a working tour of the State, adding that the hospital has embarked on cutting edge practices in areas such as Critical Care Unit, Assisted Reproductive Techniques, Family Medicine and Eye Bank amongst others.
Fabamwo also revealed that the facility hopes to achieve growth in providing a well-established, minimally evasive surgical unit, radiotherapy machine for cancer care and a self-sustaining institute for kidney care in the very near future.
In his remarks, the team leader and Acting Director of Studies, NIPSS, Dr. Nasirdeen Usman, stated that the group is on a working visit to LASUTH, as part of efforts by the Federal Government to create guided policies to enhance quality healthcare delivery in Nigeria.
He explained that the purpose of their tour is to understand how the federal government can effectively design and fund universal healthcare delivery system in Nigeria, stressing that funds must be adequately sourced and provided for the healthcare system to work efficiently.
“Upon completion of our findings, we will collate our reports and present it to the Federal as well as the State Government involved in order for them to initiate and create various policies and programmes to improve the health sector in the country”, he stated.