Medical Tourism:175 Open Heart surgeries done in Enugu

The sudden demise of two Nigerian coaches, Amodu Shuaibu and Stephen Keshi due to heart-related diseases, has raised questions on the need to find immediate solutions to the silent killer. Christopher Isiguzo writes that the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, has come to the rescue with the successful conduct of 175 open heart surgeries in a space of three […]

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UNTH Performs 130 Open Heart Surgeries

The University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Enugu, says it has successfully carried out Open Heart Surgeries (OHS) on at least 130 persons since the recommencement of the programme in the hospital in March 2013. This is coming as the hospital raised the alarm that over five per cent of the nation’s population may be living with Surgically Amenable Conditions, […]

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