…reiterate commitment to revert medical tourism.
Iwosan Lagoon Hospitals, one of the largest private tertiary healthcare organizations
in West Africa has launched a new state-of-the-art medical facility in Victoria Island
Lagos. The multi-specialty hospital has a team of world-class healthcare experts,
advanced technology-driven medical equipment, including a Catheterization
Laboratory (Cath Lab) and a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan.
The 27-bed facility offers a wide range of primary, secondary, and tertiary healthcare
services and is positioned to be the Centre of Excellence for Advanced Cardiology &
Cardiac Surgeries. The installation of the Catheterization Laboratory in the new
facility makes Iwosan Lagoon Hospitals one of the few medical institutions in Nigeria
to have such medical infrastructure in Nigeria.
The Managing Director of the new Iwosan Lagoon Hospitals, Dr. Abayomi Kuyoro
said, “Our vision at Iwosan Lagoon Hospitals is to build a consistently patient-first,
world-class, healthcare services provider network catering to the teeming needs of
the populace, which is why we have commissioned this new facility”.
“As a hospital that is known for advanced and innovative technology, the facility
includes advanced diagnostic imaging services such as the Magnetic Resonance
Imaging (MRI), a Digital X-ray which captures clearer and more accurate images, a
Catheterization Laboratory, amongst others. With these, we aim to reduce the wave
of medical tourism and provide Nigerians with more accessible and quality health
The Clinical Head of the Interventional Cardiology Program and Director of Cardiac
Catheterization Lab at the new facility, Dr Olurotimi Badero, a US-trained
Interventional Cardio-Nephrologist, also commented on the launch of the facility,
“With the team of healthcare specialists and functional equipment, the new hospital
is well-equipped to improve treatment outcomes especially in Cardiac Care in
Nigeria. As a facility operating with international standards, we are confident in
improving patient satisfaction and ensuring that all our clients can access the all-
round treatment and recuperation”.
In its efforts to ensure quality healthcare delivery, facilities in the Iwosan Lagoon
Hospitals group became the first in Sub-Saharan Africa to receive the Gold Seal of
Approval of the Joint Commission International (JCI), a globally recognised
accreditation which provides hospitals with the capacity to improve standards of
care, staff education and development to core safety standards. The Ikeja & Ikoyi
facilities have consistently received the Gold Seal of Approval from the organisation
for successive periods, signifying their continuous adherence to international best
practices. This achievement serves as a testament to their dedication to deliver safe
and efficient patient care.
Other key services provided at the new hospital include General Surgery, Critical
Care & Emergency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Orthopedics & Trauma,
and Advanced Diagnostics.
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