‘We’ll reduce medical tourism,’ Iwosan Lagoon Hospital pledges as Sanwo-Olu, others unveil facilities

‘We’ll reduce medical tourism,’ Iwosan Lagoon Hospital pledges as Sanwo-Olu, others unveil facilities

Towards the effort in reversing the trend of medical tourism in Nigeria, the governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday, joined other top medical professionals to unveil the Iwosan Lagoon Hospitals facility in Lagos.

The 27-bed multispecialty facility with a focus on clinical expertise and customer experience is designed to transform the medical landscape, reverse medical tourism, and deliver quality healthcare services to Nigerians.

Unveiling the facility which has a team of global experts and advanced technology-driven medical equipment, Sanwo-Olu expressed joy over the facility describing it as another step to reversing medical tourism.

He said: “Today is about IWOSAN Lagoon Hospitals. This is an institution whose legacy I am proud of. It is with great honour that I unveil their latest state of the art healthcare facility designed to serve the people of Lagos. This hospital embodies the critical need for quality healthcare throughout Lagos and Nigeria, its opening marks a significant step towards improving the lives of our communities.

Also speaking in the hospital which boasts of a team of global experts and advanced technology-driven medical equipment, the Co-Founder and CEO of Iwosan Investments Limited, Fola Laoye said, “Today, Iwosan Lagoon Hospital group builds upon a proud legacy of excellence since its inception in 1986. Through Iwosan’s acquisition of Lagoon Hospitals; we have embraced a responsibility to elevate the group to new heights, leveraging our investment to deliver high-quality and world-class health care.

“We remain focused on excellence with a combination of our managerial expertise, clinical technology, empathy led high-quality patient care that is accessible to all Nigerians. This additional hospital facility not only expands our reach but also reflects our dedication to providing convenient and accessible healthcare across the country.”

Managing Director of Iwosan Lagoon Hospital, Victoria Island, Dr. AyobamI Kuyoro, also stated: “Our vision at Iwosan Lagoon Hospitals is to build a consistently patient-first, world-class healthcare service network that will enrich our communities and alleviate any healthcare burden in Nigeria. Our goal is to ensure healthcare facilities are within reach thereby reducing the need for medical tourism, and ultimately strengthen the Nigerian medical landscape.

Kuyoro explained: “Iwosan Lagoon Hospitals is committed to employing and retaining local talent while also developing skill sets through international expertise. This commitment is to ensure a highly experienced, well-rounded, and diverse team, poised to support the advancement of medical care across Nigeria and reduce the need to travel internationally for healthcare treatment.

“The new facility, while being the group’s Center of Excellence for Cardiology, also offers serves as a gateway to a comprehensive range of services, including General Surgery, Critical & Emergency Care, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics & Neonatal Intensive Care, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics & Trauma Cardiology, Bariatrics, Oncology, Urology, and Nephrology, Diagnostics including Radiology and Laboratory, Health Assessment & Wellness, Worksite Clinic Management,

“This launch represents the growth of the Iwosan Lagoon Hospitals network across Ikeja, Ikoyi and Victoria Island as well as the Occupational health footprint across Agbara, Otta, Ikorodu and other parts of the country,” Kuyoro added

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