Patients With Urinary Diseases Should Go To Imam Wali General Hospital – Dr. Kabo
By Ibrahim Abdullahi
In its quest to see that the healthcare of people in the state has not being jeopardized by the current situation of Covid-19 pandemic, especially patients with urinary diseases, the Kano State Hospitals Management Board has temporarily transferred the services being carried out at Abubakar Imam Urology Centre to Imam Wali General Hospital in the metropolis.
This was made known by the Director General of the Board, Dr. Nasiru Alhassan Kabo, in a press release issued and signed by the Head of Public Relations Unit, Ibrahim Abdullahi, and made available to the media organisations.
It could be recalled that the state owned Urology Centre has been converted to coronavirus isolation centre by the Kano state government under Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje to further contain the spread of the dreaded disease.
Dr. Kabo noted that the decision is imperative in view of the fact that urinary diseases are among the diseases that require utmost government attention and quick intervention due to their high prevalence among people.
“I wish to inform the general public that, henceforth all services that are being rendered in the Urology Centre will now be conducted at Imam Wali General Hospital. All the needed facilities, manpower and structures had been provided for the smooth running of the services. Therefore, people with urinary complications should feel relaxed and go to Imam Wali as services will continue as usual”, the Director General assured.
He then called on the affected people to strictly adhere to the instructions and measures put in place to curb the spread of Covid-19 such as use of face masks, sticking to social distancing, avoiding overcrowdings, etc as protection against contracting of the disease.
Dr. Kabo further assured that Governor Ganduje will not relent in his efforts to finding other alternatives through which healthcare services in the state will continue to significantly be improved at all times.
He concluded that, “We at the Board are determined and we will do all our possible best to complement government efforts to taking healthcare services of Kano state to the greater heights.”
Imam Wali General Hospital is located at Jan Bulo, along Bayero University, New Site Road, Kano.
Public Relations Officer
Hospitals Management Board
18 May 2020