Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria has received medical equipment from TETFund’s N1billion Special Intervention for the establishment of the Urology and Kidney Transplant Unit at ABU Teaching Hospital, Shika, Zaria, Kaduna State.
The director of public affairs directorate of the university, Malam Auwalu Umar, disclosed this in a press statement he issued yesterday in Zaria.
Umar said the supply of the medical equipment had strengthened the preparations for the establishment of Urology and Kidney Transplant facility by Ahmadu Bello University at its teaching hospital in Shika, Zaria.
He added that the first and second consignments of the equipment were delivered to the University in two months and that the last consignment would soon be delivered.
According to him, some of the medical items delivered to the university for the establishment of the facility include C-Arm X-Ray system, operating table, electric suction machine, anaesthesia machine, and virgor patient monitor.
“Others are a lent vest (radiation protector), apron hanger and ureteroscope flexible (video),’’ he said.
He said the vice chancellor, Prof. Kabiru Bala, inspected the items and expressed the university’s gratitude to TETFund and other key partners in the project