Orelope-Adefulire Commissions Paediatric Complex In Ebute-Metta

THE Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and an indigene of the Alimosho LGA, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, on Thursday, April 20, 2023, commissioned a newly built paediatric complex at the Federal Medical Centre, Ebute-Metta, Lagos, while harping on the need for more investments in health infrastructure as well as the well-being of Nigerians.  

While speaking at the inauguration of her office-facilitated complex, she stated that the complex was built by OSSAP-SDGs with the primary objective of improving child health and reducing infant mortality in line with the third of SDG, nothing that the multilevel facility has been designed to provide essential healthcare services, especially to new-born (Neonates) and under-five children while focusing on improving child health and reducing preventable deaths at the highest standard.

Orelope-Adefulire commissions paediatric complex in Ebute-Metta

“The Pediatric Complex situated at the Federal Medical Centre in Ebute Metta, Lagos, has been established with the primary objective of improving child health, reducing maternal mortality, and achieving the third Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 3), which focuses on ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all ages.

“This Clinic is without a doubt one of the most modern buildings with the most sophisticated services for children.

“With the establishment of this Pediatric Complex, we are making significant strides towards achieving SDG-3. We know that the health of our children is paramount to our society’s well-being, and that is why we have invested in this state-of-the-art facility.

Orelope-Adefulire commissions paediatric complex in Ebute-Metta

“As we commission this facility, we must remember that this is just the beginning of our efforts to achieve SDG 3. We must continue to invest in our healthcare infrastructure and prioritize the health and well-being of our citizens,” she said.

The Complex features a gymnasium, massage area, reception, paediatrics clinic, consulting rooms, pharmacy, treatment area, nurses’ station, mothers waiting room, out-neo-natal room, in-neo-natal room, doctors call rooms, kitchen, store, admission wards, recovery room, ICU, and an operating theatre room among others.

Similarly, to ensure effective and efficient service delivery, Princess Orelope-Adefilire promised that her Office will further equip the complex with 10  units each of Incubators and phototherapy machines as well as a state-of-the-art operating theatre.

She then commended the leadership of the hospital and the entire staff for their selfless service to the country.

On his part, Alhaji Ishola Balogun-Fulani, Chairman of the  FMC Ebute-Metta Management Board commended the leadership of OSSAP-SDGs for the completion of the project which he noted, would be of immense benefit to children within and outside the community.

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