The Centre is more than a dialysis centre: It is equipped with the latest technology and staffed with experienced and dedicated professionals to providing comprehensive care to patients with kidney diseases, including diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation as well as serve training and research purposes.
Chief Godwin Odumu Obla, SAN, conceived, built, equipped and donated the centre to FUHSO Teaching Hospital, in memory of his wife Judith (of blessed memory), who died on the 21st March, 2022 as a result of complications arising from diabetes which led to her kidney failure.
The Judith Ogwa Obla Memorial Kidney Centre has six units of brand new dialysis machines with manufacturer’s warranty; two beds in the Intensive Care Unit; laboratory; laundry; two dialysis wards with cable TV; conference room equipped with cable TV with provision for online trainings; various medical equipments to meet various needs; one thousand litre water reservoir/harvester; in house water processing plant; consulting rooms; room for dieticians and social welfare workers; reception equipment with Cable TV; provision of Starlink access; access way for the physically challenged; alternative power serviced with 60KvA generator; and covered driveway.
Chief Obla, SAN, promised that his foundation will undertake continuous upgrade of the facility to ensure that it is and remains a reference point and centre of excellence.
It is interesting to note that the Godwin Obla Foundation also entered into agreement with the FUHSO, for endowment of Forty Million Naira prizes, for best graduating students of the university.
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