From Blessing Uninfected, Port Harcourt
Rivers State Government will today, Monday June 7, 2012 commission its Mother and Child Hospital at Rumuomasi.
In a statement issued on Sunday, Pastor Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, said the 132- Bed Hospital has 50 Delivery Rooms, 6 Modular Operating Theatres, Invitro Fertilization Equipment, Fluoroscopic Equipment and Mamography Equipment.
Nsirim commended the state governor, Nyesom Woke for his bold attempt to boost infant and maternal health in the South-South Zone.
The Commissioner also informed that “tomorrow, the foundation stone for Dr. Peter Odili Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Treatment Centre to be located at Rumuokwuta will be laid.
“The Centre, when fully operational will reduce medical tourism in Nigeria.”
He added that “Both events will have the Minister of Health, Prof. Osagie Ehanire as Special Guest of Honour and Governor Nyesom Wike as Chief Host”.