Lagos State Government Commissions First State-Owned Helipad for Medical Emergency in Nigeria

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday commissioned the first state-owned Helipad for medical emergencies in Nigeria at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, adding that the upgrading of the 247-bed and five Theatre Suits for pregnant women, popularly called Ayinke House, would be ready for use by 2017.   Governor Ambode, […]

Address Delivered at the Commissioning of the Helipad  at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) on Thursday 11th August, 2016

Barely a month ago, a 27-bed Critical Care Unit was commissioned here in LASUTH to provide life/organ support system for critically ill patients who require intensive monitoring and post-operative treatment. Today, we are commissioning a Helipad to facilitate medical evacuation and air ambulance transfer of patients to Trauma Centers. The provision of these facilities is […]

Lagos Records First Successful Bone Bridge Surgery In West Africa

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) in December 2015 carried out the first successful Bone Bridge Surgery in West Africa as well as successful Cochlear Implant surgeries on three deaf patients without the support of foreign doctors, the State Government said on Tuesday. The State Government, through LASUTH, also had its first successful Kidney […]