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Health: Immanuel General Hospital Eket Gets Facelift

Governor Udom Emmanuel’s investments in good healthcare delivery system has once again been confirmed at the Immanuel General Hospital, Eket.

The Akwa Ibom Governor has not only procured world class equipment for the Hospital but has also provided the hospital with a conducive working environment by giving it a face-lift, with modern furniture and fixtures, including airport seats in the reception and Out-Patients Department, OPD.

A visit by the Government Information Management team led by Sir Charles Udo, Commissioner For Information revealed that the 218-bed capacity hospital has 7 remodeled wards for the male, female and Children, each with 30-bed space and a pre-Nursery Unit with 8-bed capacity.

The team was led round the facility, by the Hospital Secretary, Mrs. Esther Jack as well as the Chief Nursing Officer, CNO and Matron on duty, Mrs. Grace Vasco Joe and they were taken to the Theater, the X-ray and Morbid laboratories, the drug store and Pharmacy as well as the Accident and Emergency, A&E, units.

The team’s escorts explained that Immanuel General Hospital is a very busy hospital with daily uptake of patients of 100 and above, adding that, with the new equipment procured by Governor Udom Emmanuel, the health personnel, numbering about 30 Doctors and 99 nurses, will now be able to contain with the numerous patients that throng the hospital for different health challenges and medical needs.

Among the state-of-the-art equipment procured for the hospital include: motorized beds, X-ray machines and Scanners, assorted laboratory facilities and the blood bank.

In their separate reactions, two patients, Ete Sunday Udo Obot from Onna and Ngozi Akpan, from Okon Eket, expressed appreciation to Governor Udom Emmanuel for giving the hospital a face-lift and providing comfortable seats for the patients which they said has reduced the pains of patients and serve as an added healing balm to give the patients a speedy recovery.

The on-the-spot assessment tour of government projects continues with the Commissioner for Information and Chairman, State Government Information Management Team, Sir Charles Udoh leading members to other project sites of Governor Udom Emmanuel, within his 5 years of Touching Lives in Akwa Ibom State.

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