March 7, 2011


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“To preserve and improve dignity of  human life through the provision of a comprehensive programme of quality patient care, academic excellence and innovative research in an environment that is respective of others”

Chief Medical Director, Dr. Patrick Temi Adegun, M.B.B.S., F.M.C.S., P.F.C.U F.I.C.S.

The University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti was established for the purpose of assuring quality treatment to sick people in and beyond Ekiti State. As a Teaching Hospital, the health institution is also aimed at ensuring provision of qualified personnel for the various fields of medical and health services while workers of the hospital are to promote advancement of medical and health services by engaging in researches that will be of benefit to the people.

The Teaching Hospital commenced work in the upgraded State Specialist Hospital, Ado-Ekiti on April 1, 2008.

At inception, UTH inherited 1 consultant, 34 general duty doctors, 250 nurses and 6 pharmacists. At present, the hospital can boast of 29 Consultants, 2 Senior Registrars, 65 general duty doctors, 288 nurses, 14 Pharmacists, 4 Pharmacy Technicians, 18 Laboratory Scientists and 125 Hospital Attendants.

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) visited the hospital twice in 2009 and accredited the tertiary health institution for the training of 36 internship student doctors. Facilities at the hospital are being upgraded while more workers are being recruited for the purpose of Residency Training accreditation. Each of the 14 major clinical departments of the hospital is headed by a substantive Head of Department (HOD).



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