Body ranks Abuja Clinics, others high in Africa

by TheGuardian

The Ranking Web of World Hospitals based in Spain ranked Abuja Clinics, a private medical facility in Nigeria, as 93rd best hospital in Africa.

The Corporate Relations Manager of Abuja Clinics, Mrs Chinwe Nwam, confirmed the ranking in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja.

Nwam explained that the clinic was selected based on its track record of quality healthcare service delivery in the country in line with modern trends.

She said that the clinic was assessed based on its web/online communication, facilities and services.

The spokesperson said the clinic was providing internal medicine, surgery, paediatric and diagnostic services with state-of-the-art equipment.

“We (Abuja Clinics) provide fully automated out-patient services and have 20 consultants in various fields and about 200 workforce,’’ Nwam said.

While disclosing that the hospital was expanding its services to cover a larger community, she added that the clinic was catering for the diplomatic community in Abuja.

She said the ranking organisation also rated the Federal Neuro-psychiatric Hospital, Aro, Abeokuta in Ogun as the best hospital in Nigeria and the sixth among the best hospitals in Africa.

It also ranked the Aro public mental facility as number 2091 in the world.

The Aro hospital provides quality and innovative primary, secondary and specialised hospital and community-based mental health services, as well as training and research.

Besides, Nwam revealed that Bridge Clinic and Saint Nicholas Hospital also made the first 100 best hospitals in Africa with 43rd and 93rd positions respectively.

NAN learnt that the Ranking Web of World Hospitals is an initiative of Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the “Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC)’’.

CSIC is the largest public research body in Spain.

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