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Medical Information

Organization and Capability

The best health care in Nigeria is available in private and nonprofit medical facilities. However, even these facilities typically fail to meet U.S. standards. The quality of government medical facilities is unacceptable by U.S. standards; however, the government is committed to resuscitating its health care through systematic funding and revitalization.

Medical Personnel

The quality of health care providers ranges from poor to fair. Most physicians and nurses do not meet U.S. standards of training. Recent graduates lack experience with modern equipment and sophisticated procedures.

Medical Material

Nigeria imports the majority of its pharmaceutical and medical supply needs, primarily from European sources. Medical materiel shortages have hindered medical practice, research, and training.

Blood Supply

The blood supply is not safe. Blood-banking services are unacceptable by U.S. standards.

Disaster and Emergency Response Capabilities

National disaster management is not effective or functional. The civilian sector’s disaster management capabilities are poor to nonexistent. The military provides crowd control during disasters but no systemic medical response. The military currently has no resources available for mass casualty response.

Embassy Panel Physicians:

Dr. Alexandra Anga
The Consultants Practice
The Children’s Practice
25 Raymond Njoku
Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
Telephone: 01-461-1941
Cell: 0706-585-9845, 0809-354-0899
Email: childrenspractice@yahoo.com

Dr. Funmi Alakija
Q-Life Family Clinic
Plot 155A Prince Ade Odedina Street
Off Ajose Adegun,
Victoria Island Annexe
Lagos, Nigeria
Telephone: 01-804-2000, 01-726-2840
Cell: 0702-770-4055
Email: info@qlifefamilyclinic.com

Emergency Medical Resources: 

Flying Doctors Nigeria (Air Ambulance)
TOCARO Emergency Medical Services, Lagos
Ambulance (Mobile Intensive Units)
Stabilizing services in preparation for Med-Evac

International SOS Assistance (Nigeria):

International SOS has been operating in Nigeria since 1996 in both the Port Harcourt and Warri areas. All Nigerian operations are managed from its head office in Port Harcourt from where it supports the clinic in Warri and doctors and medics working in remote locations dedicated to specific companies. The Port Harcourt office is in turn supported by regional SOS Offices and Alarm Centers in London, Paris and Geneva. Click for detailed information

Social Factors

Little opposition exists to Western medical practices; however, many people in the country continue to consult traditional healers because of the absence of adequate Western medicine. In Muslim-controlled areas, there is some resistance to women being treated by male physicians.

Medical Treatment/Evacuation Facilities

FCT Abuja

National Hospital
Location: Off Independence Avenue, very close to the United Nations building complex
City: Abuja
Type: Government
Coordinates: 09-02-21N 007-27-46E
Bed capacity: 200
Capabilities:
Medical: General, internal medicine.
Surgical: General, pediatric surgery, obstetrics, gynecology.
Ancillary services: 7-bed pediatric intensive care unit (ICU), operating room, computerized tomography (CT) scanner, laboratory, ultrasound, x-ray, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Comment: National referral hospital. Facility name changed in May 2000 with dedication of new departments. Equipment may not be functional yet. Physicians believed to be well trained; some are returning expatriates who have been practicing in the West.

Dr. Patrick Onyechi
Abuja Clinic Plot 1261
Amazon Street, Maitama
09-413-7020-6

Dr. Frank Fashina (OB&GYN)
Arewa Specialist Hospital
Plot 645, Alex Ekwueme Street Jabi
09-521-2042-4

Dr. Segun Ajuwon
Chief Medical Director
National Hospital
Plot 132, Central District
09-234-2688, 09-234-8447, 09-234-2693
0803-349-5146

Dr & Dr (Mrs) Lovett Lawson
Zankli Medical Centre
Plot 1021, B5 Shehu Yaradua Way
Opp Fed. Ministry Off Works Utako District
0803-701-2487

Dr John Idahosa
DIFF Hostpital
6, Udi Hills Close, Aso Drive
Abuja
09-524-1867, 09-524-1865

Dr Ibrahim Wada
Nordica Fertility Centre
Nisa Premier Hospital
Plot 618 Alex Ekwueme Way
Jabi
0803-311-9218

Adamawa State

Gal Bose Hospital
22, Atiku Abubakar Way
Jimeta – yola

Bauchi State

Steyr Nigeria clinic Ltd
Dr Ajibola (Doctor in Charge)
Fritz Felsinger Road,
Industrial Estate
Bauchi State.
077-543-241, 077-542-524,
077-542-204, 077-542-491,
0802-3531-927

Nimma Consultants clinic Ltd
Airport Road, GRA
Bauchi
077-542012

Benue State

Madonna Hospital
New Bridge Rd,
Behind Union Bank-Makurdi
Queens Clinic
16, Railway close
Makurdi
044-533-365, 044-531-370

Borno State

Zaman Clinic
74 Kukawa Road
Maiduguri.
076-231-423, 076-233-964

Kanem Hospital & Maternity
Lamisula Junction
Maiduguri.
076-234-287

Delta State

IEC (Industrial Emergency Clinic) Onne
Prodeco Onne Camp
Onne Road
Onne, Nigeria
Clinic Tel: 0803-408-5715 (emergencies only)
Clinic Fax: 0803-740-1949
Radio Frequency VHF 148.880

International Medical Clinic Warri Ltd
Bungalow A13
#2 Chief Edewor Estate
Warri, Nigeria
Radio Frequency VHF 148.880

Gombe State

Doma Hospital
5, Commercial Area
Gombe
072-223-242

Kaduna State

Saint Gerard’s Hospital
City: Kaduna
Type: Private missionary
Coordinates: 10-28-06N 007-25-10E
Bed capacity: 100
Capabilities: General medical and surgical.
Ancillary services: Laboratory, x-ray.
Comment: Some semiprivate rooms with toilet facilities. Partial air conditioning. Screens on windows. Clean facility.

Tim Unity Hospital & Maternity
BZ5, Sadauna Crescent, Kaduna
062-248-193

Annakitch Medical Centre
Zaria.
069-334-116

Salama Clinic
2, Kwangilla junction,
Sokoto Road
Zaria.
069-335-027, 0803-701-3203

Mends Hospital and Aviation center
5 Abakiari Close
Kaduna
062-213-996

Sefa Specialist Hospital
No.5 College Road
Kaduna
064-410-937

Oxford Hospital Incorporated
No.38 Airforce Samaru Road
Off Makiara Road. kaduna
062-233-408

Kano/Jugawa State

Premier clinic
81st Avenue Off Court Rroad
Gyadi Gyadi, Kano
064-669-966

Akkord Clinic
No.2 Lamido Street
Kano
064-642-898

Doctors Clinic
Dr Guruswami Sanju
Umaru Babura Road
Bompai Kano
064-634-005

Lafiya Surgery
52, Aitken Road, Sabon Gari,
Kano
064-634868, 064-630-373,
064-647-535

Kogi State

Niger Hospital
12B Ibrahim Babangida Way,
Lokoja
058-220-607

Kwara State

Olanrewaju Hospital
5, Oro-Ayo close, Sabo Oke
Ilorin
031-223-578, 031-223-548

Olalomi Hospital
Stadium Road, (Now Del Abubakar Road)
031-801132, 031-801-090

Lagos

Dr. Yemi Johnson
First Cardiology Consultant
20A Thompson Avenue
0807-900-0100; 0809-510-0000;
0803-525-0205; 0803 -525-0205
01-740-6284, 01-740-6285
yemi@firstcardiologyconsultants.com

Dr. Alexandra Anga
The Consultants Practice
The Children’s Practice
25 Raymond Njoku
Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
01-461-1941
0706-585-9845, 0809-354-0899
childrenspractice@yahoo.com
www.childrenspractice.com

Dr. Milterd (for Dr. Kunle Hassan)
Eye Foundation
20, Idowu Taylor Street
Victoria Island, Lagos
0702-819-4218 (office)

Dr. Bode Karounwi
Schubbs Dental Clinics
22B, Milverton Road,
Ikoyi, Lagos
0803-322-8553
01-472-4513

Dr. K.A. Omotosho
Kamorras Specialist Clinics
238A, Muri Okunola st
Victoria Island, Lagos
0803-402-2440
01-461-2032

Dr. Faye Iketubosin
St. George’s Memorial Hospital
6, Rasheed Alaba Williams St. Off Admiralty way
Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
01-271-8727; 01-271-5320

Dr. Ebun Bamgbose
St. Nicholas
57, Campbell St., Lagos Island
0803-506-4445
0803-525-1295, 0802-290-8484,
01-271-5466, 01-271-8691&3.
info@saintnicholashospital.com

Mrs. Laide Johnson
Johnson Gibbs & Co Ltd (The Physiotherapist)
Lekki Past/Near the 2nd roundabout.
Victoria Island Clinic: 22, Sehu Musa Yar’Adua street
By Kofo Abayomi Street
Victoria Island, Lagos
0803-713-1572

Dr. Fatade
Crestview
276A, Kofo Abayomi Crescent
Victoria Island, Lagos
0805-504-0083, 
enquiries@cresviewradiology.org

Dr. Onabowale
Reddington Hospital
12 Idowu Martins Street, (next to Mega Plaza)
Victoria Island, Lagos.
01-271-5341, 01-271-5342, 01-271-5343

Dr. Oluyemisi Odubayo
RADMED HOUSE
1E Ligali Ayorinde Street,
Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
01-444-8108/9, 01-270-0354/5
radmed@infoweb.com.ng

Dr. Pierre Bentresque
International SOS Clinic Lagos
IMC Clinic - Lagos
23A Temple Road
Ikoyi Lagos 
01-462-5600, 01-461-7710,
01-461-3608, 01-461-3609, 01-775-6080
Pierre.bentesque@internationalsos.com
allyn.rogers@internationalsos.com

Dr. Onakoya
Medical Director
Lagoon Hospital
8 Marine Road off Liverpool Road
Apapa, Lagos
0803-402-0277, 01-870-7011, 01-628-3812-4;
E-mail: customerservices@lagoonhospitals.com

Lagoon Hospital (Victoria Island Clinic)
11A, Oladejo Street, Off Adeola Odeku Street,
Victoria Island, Lagos 
01-461-7073 Ext. 0, 01-461-7071,
0702-689-2368, 0702-917-5496

Dr. Awoyemi
Island Chiropractic Clinic
8, Idowu Martins Street
Victoria Island, Lagos.
0803-235-3077

Dr. Amy Tamore
Smile 360 16B, Madueke Street
Off Raymond Njoku Street
Off Awolowo Road
Ikoyi, Lagos
01-775-1773
01-454-7463
0818-1360-000
reception@smile360ng.com

Dr. Baki
Herzliya Medical Centre in Nigeria (HMCN)
7B, Etim Inyang Crescent
Victorial Island, Lagos
0805-023-2142

Dr. Ngozi Onyia
Paelon Memorial Clinic
22, Musa Yaradua Street
Off Kofo Abayomi Street
Victoria Island, Lagos
01-277-1338;
Emergencies: 0819-143-2840;

Dr. Alakija
Q-Life Clinic
Plot 155 Prince Ade Odedina street, VI annex
Victoria Island, Lagos
01-804-2000 (Front Desk)
qlifecare@hotmail.com

D&TEC Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy Centre
8 Ikoyi Club 1938 Road
Ikoyi Lagos Nigeria
01-280-5743, 01-629-0026
0819-152-6592, 0819-152-6842
01-280-5744
info@dandtec@com
http://www.dandtec.com/

Dr. Emmanuel C. Anekwe/Dr. Aderemi Oladapo-Sanu
KidneySolutions - Kidney Disease and Dialysis Center
3, Tunde Gafar Close, Off Adeniyi Jones
Near Aromire junction
Ikeja, Lagos
www.kidney-solutions.com
info@kidney-solutions.com
08034853935, 08178660537, 08115707684

Nasarawa State

Sauki hospital
51, Shendam Road
Lafia
047-220-746
Sadiku Hospital
16/18, Wahab Folawiyo Road, Ilorin

Niger State

Susan Memorial Clinic
Uphill-Suleja Opposite Old NTA GP
Suleja
09-850-1850,09-670-7849

Bay Specialist Hospital
33, Bay Clinic Road, Minna
066-222-299, 066-223-299,
0803-473-8466

Plateau State

Dr (Mrs.) K. N Malu
Adoosa Specialist Center
25 Ibrahim Dasuki Street
Jos-Plateau State
Tel: 073-458-691

Prof Alfred Ikeme
Foundation Medical Centre
Rantya - Gel
Jos.

New Crescent Hospital
23, New Zaria Terrace, Jos
073-457-959

Chilas specialist Hospital
20 Zaria Bye Pass Jos
073-610-663, 073-465-774

Rivers State

Service Medical International Ltd
Intel Camp
Km 12 Aba/ PHC Expressway
Port Harcourt, Nigeria
084-611-436, 084-611-437, 084-611-623
084-611-436, 084-611-437, 084-611-623
Radio Frequency VHF 148.880

Sokoto State

46, Abdullahi Fodio Road
060-231-012

Taraba State

Abdul Medical Centre
5, Donga Street, Jalingo
079-222-533

Zamfara State

Daura Hospital
Gusau

Poly Hospital & Maternity Homes
063-200-636

Last updated: February 10, 2014