In a bid to publicize the Hospital’s achievements and services being provided, the Management organized a long week event to celebrate the 71st anniversary of the Hospital from Monday, 28th to Tuesday 22nd December, 2016. The activities held during the anniversary include:
Press Conference: The celebration commenced with a Press Conference on Monday, 6th December, 2016 at 9am prompt where the Medical Director and members of the Hospital’s Top Management Committee addressed press men. The press conference afforded the Hospital Management the opportunity of showcasing services and products of the Hospital to members of the public.
Courtesy call to the traditional Head of Somolu: Members of the Top Management Committee paid a courtesy call on the traditional ruler of Somolu being the head of the Hospital’s host community on Tuesday, 15th December, 2016 at 10am. It afforded the Hospital Management the rare opportunity of informing the traditional ruler and members of his council of Chiefs about activities lined up for the celebration of the Hospital’s 70th Anniversary.
Christmas Party for the Physically & Mentally Challenged: This is an annual event where students from special schools for children with physical and mental challenges. The event will hold on Tuesday, 13th December, 2016 at 12 noon at the open field of the Hospital. It was well attended by representatives of special schools across Lagos State.
WALK 4 HEALTH”/Public Enlightenment: About 500 members of staff walked from the Ikorodu Road gate of the Hospital to Yaba Bus Stop on Wednesday, 6th December, 2016 from 9am. The walk afforded the Hospital the opportunity to create sufficient awareness about the Hospital’s services and products. It was also an avenue to debunk negative comments and perceptions held by some members of the public about the services of the Hospital.
Public Lecture: The theme of the public lecture was “Effective Healthcare Delivery in the 21st Century” and the guest lecturer was Professor Akin Osibogun (the former Chief Medical Director of Lagos University Teaching Hospital) while the distinguished speaker was Mr. Yinka Sanni (CEO of Stanbic IBTC PLC). Both speakers were represented by Dr. (Mrs.) Okwor (Professor Akin Osibogun) and Mrs. Olufunke Amobi (Mr. Yinka Sanni).
Services/Products Exhibition: On Friday, 29th November, 2016 services/products exhibition was organized as part of the activities for the celebration of the Hospital’s 70th Anniversary. Departments in the Clinical Services Division of the Hospital exhibited their services and products at the Hospital Pavilion between the hours of 8am to 3pm.
Thanksgiving Service: The Thanksgiving Service will hold at the Hospital Chapel on Sunday, 20th December, 2016 for Staff, and Patients of the Hospital. It is also an opportunity to pray for the peace and progress of Nigeria.