The Medical and Dental council of Nigeria has approved Abia state specialist Hospital and Diagnostic centre for medical internship training.
In a statement by the chief press secretary to the governor, Ugochukwu Emezue the state chief executive, Chief TA Orji commended the council for the approval.
The governor stated that this development is a big boost to his administration’s quest to bring health to the door step of every Abian.
Chief Orji said that the internship accreditation team from the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, that visited Abia specialist Hospital and Diagnostic centre in February 2013, were impressed with what they saw, hence the council’s approval for the hospital to be accredited for medical internship training of sixteen house officers.
The Abia state number one citizen hinted that his administration is not resting its oars, as it is determined to take the Abia Specialist Hospital and Diagnostic Centre to an enviable height.
He urged Abians to continue to support his administration’s health projects as exemplified in the current upgrading of Amachara, Arochukwu and Okeikpe General Hospitals, and the establishment of over 250 health centers.