NISA HOSPITAL COMMENCES HER 2017 WORKSHOP SERIES
Nisa Hospital, on the 20th of April 2017 organized a Continuing Medical Professional Education tagged ‘Childcare referral system Workshop’. The workshop is intended to provide a platform for the discussion of best practices in the implementation of child care referral systems within our immediate healthcare community. Participation in the workshop also attracts a 5 CME credit points accredited by the Nigeria Medical and Dental Council.
This high quality educational activity for Physicians and other health care professionals emphasised on the use, cutting-edge technologies and medical advances in child care.
The event was chaired by the Acting Secretary of the Health and Human Resource Secretariat FCTA who was ably represented by the Head of Planning, FCT Primary Health Board; Dr Sebastine Esomonu and co-chaired by Dr Udeoni – FCTA Health and Human Resource Secretariat. Also in attendance was a guest speaker from National Hospital Abuja.
Dr Sebastine Esomonu (Head of Planning, FCT Primary Health Board)
The Founder and Executive Vice-Chairman of Nisa Hospital referred to the workshop as ‘a networking system where practitioners from different hospitals in the FCT are brought together to address the issue of referral crisis and to improve on referral network and ease communication between the health practitioners’.
Dr Jaiyeola I.O, Group Head, Managed Care opened the workshop lecture with the topic ‘Challenges of childcare referral system’. Dr Audu L.I, a Chief Consultant Paediatrician/Neonatology at the National Hospital Abuja presented on ‘Optimising Child Care referral’ reiterated the fact that sick children will have more access to quality healthcare if there was a proper referral system. Dr Hananiah and Dr Eze of the Paediatric Department of Nisa Hospital educated the patients on ‘Infection in Sickle cell disease’ and ‘Survival of the under-5s’ respectively, while Dr Olagunju of the Neonatology Unit spoke on the ‘Quality of care for the preterm baby’.
Dr Kike Olagunju (Neonatology Unit) Dr Antoniah Hananiah (Paediatrics Unit)
The high point of the event was the interactive Q&A session where the participants and speakers traded knowledge and experiences; some practical solutions to the challenges besieging the healthcare system in Nigeria were also proffered.
Certificate of participants was issued and the workshop ended with a group photograph.