NARD strike: IMSUTH CMD, Nwamba begs FG to resolve doctors’ concerns


NARD strike: IMSUTH CMD, Nwamba begs FG to resolve doctors’ concerns

The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Teaching Hospital, IMSUTH, Orlu, Dr. Ifeanyi Nwamba has called on the Federal to resolve the leading to the current strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD).

Fielding questions from OMADAILY Correspondent on Sunday, Nwamba pointed out that the provision of medical care was the reason doctors were employed in .

Nwamba also lauded the Government, under Hope Uzodinma for the rehabilitation and continued development in IMSUTH.

He added that IMSUTH had become a beacon of hope to the 12 LGA’s in Orlu Senatorial zone and beyond.

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Dr Nwamba, who also is a Board of Trustee Member of the Diaspora Organisation in Europe, NIDOE said Imo people do not need to search elsewhere as IMSUTH staffers were ready to work for 24 hours.

The CMD explained that Gov Hope Uzodinma”s support had restored basic healthcare services and patients were no longer being referred to other health institutions.

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He said, “We are grateful to Governor for his support, without which, the Imo Teaching Hospital IMSUTH, Orlu would not have recorded this impressive feat. He has been magnanimous to us.”

The CMD said the governor had encouraged the health to expand its facilities to provide specialized services for the people of Imo State.

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He said the last dialysis case treated in the hospital was done in March 2019 but today IMSUTH has commenced dialysis services with seven dialysis machines functioning.

The CMD said IMSTH decided to revamp its own dialysis centre because of the increasing of patients with kidney challenges at the hospital.

He further stated that the Uzodinma ’s efforts towards the development of the institution also shows its commitment to improving the health sector, which is fundamental to the growth and development of the state’s economy.

Continuing on NARD strike, he explained that all the bothering on the welfare of doctors, both the and consultants, if resolved amicably, will engender a good working environment that will ensure that patients have unstrained access to medical services in the -controlled hospitals.

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