Prince Abubakar University Teaching Hospital Anyigba currently under construction by the administration of His Excellency, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State. *** Governor Yahaya Bello at work on the age-old erosion ravaged section of the road from Anyigba to the headquarters of Dekina LG and to the neighboring Bassa LG.*** Ultra-modern General Hospital, Under Construction At Isanlu-Yagba East LGA-Kogi State. Similar projects ongoing simultaneously in two (2) other locations in the state, ie, Gegu in Kogi LGA and Eganyi in Ajaokuta LGA*** The World Bank commended Governor Yahaya Bello for refunding $4.63 million surplus funds under the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP)***  This app, is an Audio/visual excursion into the stewardship of His Excellency, Governor Yahaya Bello*** 



Enrollment for the Kogi State Health Insurance Scheme set up by the Governor Yahaya Bello-led New Direction Administration to guarantee all citizens equal access to quality health care is in top gear.



Automobile Hospitals in Kogi State

Hospital is not just where Doctors and Nurses work to earn a living but an institution of learning for the practitioners.

The unending brain drain of medical practitioners today is not because of the poor welfare as many think but lack of basic working tools/equipment in our hospitals is one of the critical factors. We’ve seen images of medical doctor in the theatre with candlelight while carrying out surgery on human being. This and many more unfavorable working environment are a red flag for medical practitioners.

In medical sector, we’ve lost millions of patients due to referral logistic problems. Countless number of accident victims, cardiac arrest victims, women in labour died on their way to nearby hospitals. This happens as a result of poor referral logistic system. Most of the ambulances in various hospital are mere empty ordinary lorries/buses with a single hospital bed in it.

Today in Kogi State, instead of procuring the usual ambulances we know, His Excellency Yahaya Bello as part of his health sector revolution has adopted Automobile Hospital System where victims in critical medical needs are attended to from their points of need to the nearest hospital.

Kogi state government is taking the delivery of Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulances which will be distributed across the state’s major health centers. These Advanced Life Support Vehicles are designed to transport patients in critical conditions to the hospital.
They are equipped with sophisticated features such as:

A recent quad view CCTV cameras with remote view which will help to provide evidence of safe driving on emergency runs and protecting the interest of both paramedics and patients.

Installed telephone system to ensure proper communication between paramedics and standby medical officers at the hospital.

Installed tracking system. The GPS tracking system in the ambulance helps increase response time, works with other features to save more lives during emergency transportation of victims.

Multi-channel patient monitor – In a life-threatening situations, the health condition of on-board patient can become very critical if they are not evaluated and treated in time. Chances of saving lives can increase significantly if patients’ vital signs inside an ambulance are transferred to a hospital in real time. The multi-channel patients’ monitor linked the ambulance to target hospital, the physicians in the emergency room at the hospital can monitor on-board patients’ vital signs and issue instructions to paramedics to stabilize the patients’ medical conditions before they reach the assigned hospital.

This system will open a lot of possibilities in telemedicine and disaster management in Kogi State Healthcare Sector which will be an example for others to follow.

In addition to the Basic Life Support equipments in an ambulance, there are further equipped with; AED, wireless intercom, Refrigerator , suction machine, wash hand basin, portable water storage system, among other ancillary medical equipments. They are well lighted with standard non-shadow casting LED lights. The ambulance is designed to allow for some procedures to be performed when stationed or on transit.

Three of these automobile hospitals are attached to the Kogi State Reference Hospital, Okene and others to be distributed across our major healthcare centres in the state.



Kogi State hospital has high-tech, State of the Art medical equipment

When you see any Nigerian leader going abroad for medical treatment in 2023, stop them at the airport and ask them to go to Kogi State Referece Hospital, Okene. If they can’t be saved there they can’t be saved anywhere else in the world. Governor Yahaya Bello said he will put an end to medical tourism and he has done it.

This hospital has high-tech, State of the Art medical equipment which includes Mammographic Machines, CT Scan Machines, Magnetic Resonance Images, (MRI machines), a Hyperbaric chamber. Just google Hyperbaric Machine and you will be referred to Kogi State. The only state that has it in Nigeria.

This will be done across the country. It’s a matter of time.

God Bless Governor Yahaya Bello

God bless Kogi State

God bless Nigeria.

Below are few images for your viewing pleasure.

NMA message to His Excellency, GYB

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Kogi State message to His Excellency Governor Yahaya Bello on his 47th birthday anniversary celebrations.

In a message by the NMA Chairman, Dr. Alhassan Abubakar, which was made available to journalists by the PRO, Dr. Emmanuel B.J Kelvin, on Sunday in Lokoja, the Association specifically commended the Governor’s great achievements in the state‘s health sector.

”It is with a deep sense of gratitude and sincerity that we appreciate His Excellency for embarking on construction, renovation and equipping of various healthcare institutions across the state.

”Among many others, we acknowledge with gratitude, construction of the Kogi State Reference Hospital, Okene, the remodeling of the Kogi State Specialist Hospital, Lokoja, upgrading of the Prince Audu University Teaching Hospital, Anyigba; and the Zonal hospitals, among a gamut of other such projects scattered across the three senatorial zones of the state,” he said.

The NMA also commended His Excellency for the implementation of CONMESS 2014 and proper placement of doctors across the State.

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