Edo governor commissions private hi-tech medical facility in Benin

Edo governor commissions private hi-tech medical facility in Benin

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki recently declared open  the Benin Medical Care (BMC), a private ultra-modern Medical facility in the state capital, describing the  60-bed hospital as  “a visionary and innovative edifice that would make Benin City one of the first stops for medical care within the country.”

The Governor who was the Special Guest at the commissioning ceremony commended the Board of Directors of the new hospital  for providing, through the facility and its services, a high standard of healthcare in Benin and Nigeria at large, while still ensuring that it is affordable.

He reiterated the need for collaboration between the government and private sector to provide quality healthcare, emphasizing that all hands must be on deck to move each region and the country forward.

The event was witnessed by top government officials, head of corporate bodies, traditional rulers, religious leaders, among other dignitaries.

In his address, Chairman of  BMC  Board of Directors, Dr. Godwin Ehigiamusoe  declared  that BMC was pioneering and blazing a new trail for holistic, quality healthcare in Nigeria.

“BMC’s mission to enhance the health status of Nigerians, especially in Benin City and environs, informed the investment into the standard of the structure and the array of International standard medical equipment within the facility,” he said.

The new hospital which is fully equipped with a diagnostic center with latest international-standard diagnostics amenities such as 1.5T MRI, 64 Slice CT Scan, Fluoroscopy, Digital Mammography, 4D ultrasound, Digital X-ray, ECG, amongst others.  It will run Community Health Outreach Programmes including rural mobile clinics, mobile phone health service and a Community Health insurance scheme through which cost of access to health will be lowered for individuals.

BMC offers also hospital services such as Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oncology, Cardiology, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Dental services, Internal Medicine, ENT, Nephrology, Geriatrics and Urology, as well as   a 24-hours Automated Laboratory and Ambulance Services. The Diagnostic Centre has the latest technology in health care with amenities such as 1.5T MRI, 64 Slice CT Scan, Fluoroscopy, Digital Mammography, 4D ultrasound, Digital X-ray, ECG, among others.”

 

 

 

 

 

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