In its continued efforts to upgrade to its present status of a teaching hospital, the Federal Teaching Hospital, Katsina on Monday recommissioned its upgraded amenity wards and paediatric surgical wards renovated by the management of the hospital using its 2022 capital appropriation. The upgraded buildings and equipment were hitherto donated by prominent Katsina people, including the current and the immediate past emir as well as business tycoons, Dahiru Mangal and Abdulazeez Maigoro. This is part of measures taken by the hospital rub shoulder with its peers across the country by providing qualitative healthcare service delivery and address medical tourism among wealthy Nigerians that always rush out of the country for medical treatment. The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the Hospital Dr. Suleiman Bello, said theupgrade will in addition to uplifting the image of the hOspital, also improve its revenue base for better service delivery to the teeming patients patronizing the hospital. He expressed optimism that, with this proiect, the well-to-do Nigerians will start patronizing the homegrown hospitals for care rather than traveling abroad. The four buildings comprising Sarki Abdulmumini Pediatric Surgical Ward, Sarki
Kabir Usman Amenity Complex, Alhaji Bara’u Mangal Amenity Ward, and Abdul
Azeez Maigoro Amenity Ward have been in
existence for ten years with the management of the hospital deemed it necessary to renovate themThe CMD paediatric surgical ward is a 24 bedded ward and is used for managing paediatric
Surgical cases. It was donated by His Royal explained that the first Highness the Emir of Katsina HRH Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman.The second building which was the first amenity ward is a 10 bedded building and was donated to the hospital by the late Emir of Katsina HRH Alhaji Kabir Usman.The third building which was the second amenity ward is also a ten (10) bedded ward that was donated by a renowned Katsina businessman and philanthropist Dahiru Barau Mangal The fourth building is also a 10-bedded amenity ward that was donated by Alhaji Abdul-Azeez Maigoro.