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THE PROJECT MEDICAL DIRECTOR

t’s not news that the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abuja is now a project site to behold, while providing world-class healthcare.

Apart from being committed to service delivery in the FMC Abuja, the Medical Director, Prof. Saad Ahmed is also dedicated to the business of service expansion.

Today, 7th December 2021, the Medical Director joined by the Head of Clinical Services; Dr Joseph Eziechila, the Head of Works and Engineering; Engr Alex Okedi, the Head of Procurement; Mr Folorunsho Usman, the FEMCA Chairman; Mr Anthony Ani, the Public Relations Officer; Mr Olomofe Kayode and some other members of staff took time to inspect the quality and progress of ongoing projects in the hospital.

Your exceptional leadership trait is second to none.

Well done sir!

KAYODE OLOMOFE CHRIS (HOSPITAL PRO)

Prof. Ahmed Sa’ad has bagged an award of excellence from Health Information Management Federal Medical Center Abuja

The Medical Director Prof. Ahmed Sa’ad has bagged an award of excellence from Health Information Management Federal Medical Center Abuja during the maiden edition of the Annual end of year get-together/ continuing education program held at the hospital VIP conference hall earlier today.

Indeed it is an honor well deserved as the MD has recorded a notable footprint in health records management through the deployment of Electronic Health Record (EHR) which has caused an upsurge in digitization, enabling broad management of medical records from patients information to prescription data and diagnostic care achieving a straight effortlessly and seamless process.

Receiving the award on behalf of the Medical Director, the Head of clinical services Dr. Joseph Eziechilla appreciated the HOD, health information management Madam Ibierebo Dei and the entire staff of the department for the wonderful recognition.

 

WRITTEN BY: THE HOSPITAL PRO (MR OLOMOFE KAYODE CHRIS)

Managed Health Care Stakeholders’ Summit 2021

The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abuja hosted the “Managed Health Care Stakeholders’ Summit 2021” to bring together key players in the health insurance arena and the regulator, as well as private sector and the government establishments that access healthcare under retainership arrangement, to rub minds towards achieving improve services, today 30th September, 2021.
The centre also awarded various institutions, HMOs and individuals for outstanding efforts made in health care delivery.

The Medical Director earlier in his opening remarks noted that the summit is the first of its kind which has been put together by the FMC Abuja to further improve on the challenges of physical infrastructure, equipment and others.

He also said that the benefits of the event are far reaching and indeed immeasurable benefits as it provides a meeting point for comparing the notes and cross fertilisation of ideas.

Further speaking on the awards and presentation of certificates of recognition, he disclosed that the awardees were carefully selected using meticulous and objective criteria.

Also speaking, the guest of Honour, Hon. Minister of State, Health, Dr (Sen) Adeleke Mamora expressed his joy for being part of the event, while commending the Medical Director and the management of the FMC Abuja for availing such a platform to discuss healthcare issues. He therefore urged the management of the FMC Abuja on sustainability.

The Board Chairman, Dr Alex Ideh recalled the days of little beginning of the centre, stating that the summit is a good initiative as it has brought stakeholders together, especially the NHIS.

Below is the list of award winners:
1. UNITED COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH MANAGERS LTD.

2. ULTIMATE HEALTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD.

3. PRECIOUS HEALTHCARE LTD.

4. AVON HEALTHCARE LIMITED.

5. VENUS MEDICARE LIMITED.

6. HYGEIA HMO LIMITED.

7. PREPAID MEDICARE SERVICES LTD.

8. UNITED HEALTHCARE INTERNATIONAL LIMITED.

9. SANDVIK ENGINEERING GROUP.

10. CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA.

11. PETROLEUM EQUALIZATION FUND (MANAGEMENT) BOARD.

12. UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA TEACHING HOSPITAL.

13. NATIONAL HOSPITAL ABUJA.

14. ALHAJI AHMED A., BOBBOI EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, PETROLEUM EQUALIZATION FUND (MANAGEMENT) BOARD (PEF).

15. MR GODWIN EMEFIELE (CON),
GOVERNOR OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN).

16. PROF. MOHAMMED N. SAMBO,
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME (NHIS).

17. MR MAMMAN MAHMUDA, PERMANENT SECRETARY, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH.

18. DR (SENATOR) ADELEKE MAMORA,
HON. MINISTER OF STATE FOR HEALTH, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA.

19. DR ALEX TOSAN IDEH,
BOARD CHAIRMAN, FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE, ABUJA.

20. PROF. SAAD A. AHMED, MEDICAL DIRECTOR, FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE, ABUJA.

The Medical Director, Prof. Saad Ahmed received a “TRAILBLAZER IN HEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP AWARD”.
“For your manifest wisdom, courageous transparency, firmness in doing right and unparalleled progressive leadership”.

The Board Chairman, Dr Alex Tosan also received an award among other dignitaries and organisations.

Succeeding the awards was the submit theme presentation.
The Head of Department, Family Medicine, Dr Popoola, while the Head of Managed Care/ NHIS Unit, Dr Okoye and the DGM, SOAD, NHIS, Dr Sikiru spoke on the sub-theme presentations respectively.

During the interactive session, the various experts expressed their views and advised on
the sincerity of purpose, holistic and transparency from various levels.

Dr Okoye gave the vote of thanks as the submit was brought to a close.

Written by: Kayode Olomofe ( PRO Federal Medical centre Abuja.)

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FMCABUJA Mark World Pharmacist Day

Association of Hospital Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria, Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abuja chapter marked World Pharmacist Day.

Today, 23rd September 2021, the Pharmacy department, FMC Abuja commenced the maiden World Pharmacist Day with a set of line-up programmes.

The theme for 2021 World Pharmacist Day is “Always Trusted for You”. This annual event is to spread awareness about pharmacists and their contributions to the society.

The Chief Host:
Prof. Saad Ahmed, Medical Director, FMC Abuja.

Host:
Pharm Bada Niyi J, Head of Department Pharmacy, FMC Abuja.

Keynote Speaker:
Pharm Hajiya Zainab Uju Sharif, Director, Traditional Complementary and Alternative Medicine (TCAM), Federal Ministry of Health.

Guest Speaker:
Pharm Isaac Onoja, Pharmacist, Chief Executive Officer, Mind and Emotion Centre.

The Medical Director, Prof. Saad Ahmed was unavoidably absent but ably represented by the Head of Clinical Services, Dr Joseph Eziechila who declared the programme open.

Pharmacist Oluchi Nwaya gave the opening presentation and she spoke extensively about the drastic achievements that have been attained by the department through the support of M.D Prof. Saad Ahmed.

The keynote speaker spoke on the topic “Always Trusted for your Health” while the guest speaker encouraged pharmacists to update and equip themselves on their profession.

In his goodwill message, the Head of Clinical Services encouraged the pharmacists to continue to provide quality health services to patients in FMC Abuja.

The peak of the event was the presentation of award of excellence to the Medical Director for his dedicated service to the FMC Abuja especially the pharmacy department.

Congratulations and sincere thanks to the pharmacists of the FMC Abuja for your daily great work, especially in these times of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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