University Health Services Department

BRIEF HISTORY

The Health Services was established shortly  after the inception of the University in Adankolo Campus. We commenced operations on December 12, 2012. We offer 24 hours full services. We started out in a 2 bedroom house in 2012 and have expanded to have the following: Health Services Annexe (housing Pharmacy, Medical Laboratory and Revenue), Crèche, Drug stores, NHIS offices (Multiple Purpose Halls), Community Drugs Store (Seed Money) as we look forward to the Felele campus unit

The members of staff of the Health Services are 65 in number. Dr. Magnus Chinemerem Ogaraku is the acting Director. The team of Unit heads join the acting Head to become the management team for the Health Service.

UNITS OF THE HEALTH SERVICES

  • Administration Unit
  • Nursing Services Unit
  • Medical Services Unit
  • Medical Laboratory Science Unit
  • National Health Insurance Scheme
  • Pharmacy Unit
  • Medical Records Unit
  • Revenue (Bursary) Unit
  • Creche Unit
  • Diseases Prevention and Nutrition Unit
  • Occupational Health Unit

OUR SERVICES

  • 24 Medical Services
  • Ambulance Services
  • Medical Laboratory
  • Pharmacy
  • Nursing Services
  • Counseling
  • Health Education
  • Food Inspection
  • Health Insurance (NHIS)
  • Community Subsidised Health Services (Social Responsibility) - Drugs
  • Community Subsidised Health Services (Social Responsibility) - Medical Laboratory
  • Medical Records
  • Community Services
  • Trainings
  • Consulting
  • Surgeries
  • Immunization/Vaccination
  • Child Welfare
  • Ante Natal Care
  • Certification of food vendors to cook and sell on Camp9
  • Hospital Visitations
  • Circumcision/Ear Piercing
  • Occupational Health issues (Medical Board)
  • Public Health Lecturers/Awareness creation
  • Pediatric
  • Geriatric
  • Chronic diseases
  • Preventive Medicine

HIGHLIGHTS

The  Health Services parade very courteous staff. We offer 24 hours services. The Health Centre was recently remodeled and expanded by the University management to accommodate more offices, theatre, wards, investigation suites, laundry, call room, Medical Investigations, Female Ward,  Male Ward, Delivery Suite etc. Many members of staff have received either the University management commendation letters and/or annual Health Services award of excellence for units (to encourage team work) and for individuals (excellence)

MISSION STATEMENT

The Health Services, in line with the mission of the University plays its part to enable the University to train employable graduates through competency-based teaching, applied research and practical community service to the catchment area, Africa and the world

OUR VISION

The Health Services in line with the vision of the University tries to attain the height of being the best among the nine newly established Federal Universities in Nigeria in 2011 and one of the top ten ranking universities in Africa

OUR CORE VALUES

The Health Services share in the core values of the Federal University Lokoja which is a commitment to academic and moral excellence enshrined in Diligence, Innovativeness, Integrity, Responsiveness and Discipline

 

OUR MOTTO

"Sic itur Ad Astra"

 

OUR LOCATIONS

(ADANKOLO CAMPUS)

Federal University Lokoja

P.M.B 1154

Behind Specialist Hospital, Lokoja

Kogi state

 

(FELELE CAMPUS)

Federal University Lokoja,

P.M.B 1154

Along Lokoja-Okene Road,

Felele, Lokoja

Kogi State

 

 

DR. MAGNUS C OGARAKU

Ag. Head, Health Services

chinemerem.ogaraku@fulokoja.edu.ng

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