Psychiatric hospital builds 40 beds space for drugs, Substance Abuse Patients in Kaduna

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..Builds Covid-19 isolation centre, Procure Dialysis machine, others

By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduba

Federal Neuro-Psychiatric hospital kaduna has completed building of a new drugs rehabilitation ward “of at least” 40 beds space for treatment of patient with cases of drugs and substance abuse related problems.

The hospital has also provided building.of a new emergency ward of 40 bed facilities that will accommodate the medical records department and provide emergency cares as part of projects from routine capital.
The Medical Director of the hospital Prof. Abdulkareem Jika Yusuf who disclosed these in a chat with our Correspondent in kaduna also revealed that there’s a new completed building of isolation centre for the COVID-19 intervention project targeting procurement initiated by federal government to upgrade facilities available for treatment, and to prepared for future pandemic that are likely to happen
According to him, the new buildings have all been completed awaiting installation of equippment already procured for the various departments that would soon be commission.
“The hospital went into top gear to obtained equipment necessary for function of the isolation centre.
“The procurement of personal protective equipment, Mocular lab for diagones of most of the novel viruses”, the MD said,
describing the projects as a landmark development in other to deliver services to both psychiatric patient and general public.

MD Federal Psychiatric Hospital Kaduna

The MD recalled that “in 2019, their was problem of illegal rehabilitation, and the hospital played a key role in taken over the care of almost all the patient. So we’re expanding the services to accommodate more patient for quality service delivery.
Why he thianked federal government and management board for funding and support for the development, the MD also acknowledged the building and improvements made on the post Nursing class rooms school under his administration among other projects as first since established.
He However appealed for.more finding to meet up with other challenges requiring improvement to provide more quality services including more class rooms for the post nursing school, adding that without basic knowledge of mental health, there would be no health.
Earlier, the Senior system Engineer of Sudabelt Medical Olumide Akinola in conjunction with Haruna Usman Toma Head, Information and Protocol, recounted some of top notch equipments supplied the hospital including the lntensive Care Unit (lCU) Beds with Motorola electrical control, Air purifier, digital thermometer, oxigin Concentrator.
Others are Baxter Dialysis machines,,with dedicated central role system, BP checking facilities, in and out of the hospital stores, and indeed entrance examination imagency ward among others provided. End

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