- CPAP – Continuous positive airway pressure.
- Exchange blood transfusion machine.
- SPO2 Machine.
- Oxygen Concentrator.
- Phototherapy Machines.
- Infusion pumps.
- Mondays – 9AM to 1PM
- Tuesday – 9AM to 1PM
- Thursday 9AM to 1PM
- Friday- 9AM to 1PM
- Monday – 3PM to 5PM
- Thursday 10AM to 1PM
RANGE OF UNIT ACTIVITIES
- Business ward rounds
- Teaching ward rounds
- Journal Club
- Clinical Meetings
- Emergency calls from 5PM daily
Head of Department: Dr. Mrs Aligwekwe, Patricia Kelechi. MBBS, FMC (PAED)
Other Medical Staffs:
- Part time Paediatrician
- Resident in Family Medicine
- 2 House officers at each point.
- Registered Nurses and 1 Auxiliary Nurse.
The services rendered in the Department include general Paediatrics, Neonatology and Paediatric Endocrinology
Preventive Medicine – Child Healthcare Scheme (0 – 5 years of age)
Neonatology: Standard Neonatal Unit with functional incubators; trained personnel have helped in no small measure to reduce mortality rate in premature babies. Babies 0.5 – 1.0kg have been managed successfully due to exceptionally high quality care.
All routine child immunizations cover Heamophillus, Influenza, Yellow fever, Chicken Pox, Reta Virus and MMR Vaccines.
The Department also engages in bi-monthly comprehensive check of babies at risk of developmental delay, retardation or complications from diseases. These include:
- Premature babies
- Babies that do not cry well soon after birth
- Jaundice management
- Babies that had exchange blood transfusion
- Cases of meningitis
- Congenital effects
- Sickle cell patients in stable state
- Seemingly healthy babies for early detection of health problems
- Patients under the scheme are entitled to bi-monthly consultation with the Chief Consultant Paediatrician for one year at affordable cost.