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Wife of the Vice President Mrs. Oludalopo Osinbajo has unveiled first one –stop Breast Cancer and Gynae Centre in Nigeria even as she said the centre would address several health challenges peculiar to Nigerian women.
-At Unveiling the Centre established by Reddington Hospital Group in Lagos
-Mrs Osinbajo said the facility would put an end to medical tourism in the country as regards breast cancer treatment as well as other gynaecological problems.
-she urged hospitals in the country to be equipped with the right equipment.
According to her, the Centre has been designed to address not only the clinical needs but the emotional, psychological and physical needs of the women, who are often times unable to get all required therapies in one- stop- shop.
“There are many women who need help in areas of breast cancer, fibroid, gynaecology, among others. Reddington has taken a bold step to address this. We should all follow suit and help women in need of healthcare.
“Doctors and health workers are like soldiers, they fight for us so we can live. But like soldiers, they need equipment to work. Reddington Hospital team has fulfilled this by providing world class facilities needed in helping our women.
” The Chief Executive Officer, Reddington Hospital Group, Dr. Yemi Onabowale said the Centre is a one-stop women’s health facility. “The idea is to offer the most advanced comprehensive and personalised care available.
And then put everything under one roof. This is what is lacking in the country, even though there are hospitals focusing on women. Ours will focus on everything woman. “This Centre will give all-round services in advance.