Dr. Ibrahim Madaki Ahmed; Acting Director, University Health Services
The Health Services Department came into existence on August 2002 with the appointment of the Director of Health Services. The Department has six (6) units namely:-
The main duties and activities of the department/units are:
Medical unit: The Unit handles all out-patient and in-patient cases. The unit also handles emergency cases, family planning services, Antenatal care services, Minor surgical operations.
Nursing Unit: The units renders Basic Nursing services like dressing of wounds, removal of stitches, health education for members of the University community, consultation of patients in the absence of Doctors, taking care of in-patients.
Pharmacy unit: The unit is saddled with the responsibility of relational use of drugs, stocking the pharmacy store with genuine and up to date drugs. Dispensing of drugs to patients, balancing of stocks, billing of patients
Public Health Care Unit: The Unit provides good environmental services to the University through proper waste disposal, fumigation, immunization, public enlighten campaigns.
Laboratory unit: The unit offers a wide range of laboratory diagnostic procedures such as microbiology, chemistry, parasitology, serology and immune chemistry.
Medical Records Unit: The Units ensures that proper filling system is maintained, monthly statistical returns, registration of new patient, monitoring patterns of disease within the University community.
THE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SERVICES/IMPARTED HEALTH CARE
The University health services (UHS) is deeply committed to promoting physical and mental well being of Nasarawa State University Students and members of the University community. UHS is a primary care facility. The clinic offers free medical care, medical examination, antenatal care child welfare services, family planning services, eye and dental care, immunization, laboratory services and free dispensation of drugs from the pharmacy. Cases specialist attention is referred to teaching hospital, (where treatment is no more free).
PROCEDURES FOR TREATMENT
Students who report to clinic will be seen on first come first serve basis. If your name is called for consultation and you are absent you will forfeit your place in the line. High quality and affordable drugs are dispensed in the clinic. Staff are subsidized by 50% of cost of drugs.