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NB, HAF give facelift to LUTH neonatal ward

THE neonatal ward at the Lagos University Teaching hospital, LUTH, has undergone  physical and infrastructural upgrade carried out by Heineken Africa Foundation (HAF) in collaboration with Nigerian Breweries Plc (NB Plc).

PRESENTATION: From left – Mrs Christiana Obiazikwor, PRO, NAFDAC; Kufre Ekanem, Corporate Affairs Adviser, NB Plc; Prof Chinyere Ezeaka, Head, Neonatology, LUTH and President, Nigerian Society of Neonatal Medicine (NISOMN); Hon Bolaji Yusuf Ayinla, Member, Federal House of Rep, and Prof Olufemi Fasanmade, CMAC, LUTH, at the presentation of the neonatal equipment by the Heineken Africa Foundation and Nigerian Breweries Plc tast week in Lagos.

Unveiling the new look facility last week, Kufre Ekanem, Corporate Affairs Adviser, NB Plc, said the donation is in line with the company’s philosophy of winning with Nigeria.

“As we win with Nigeria, we want other sectors of the economy to win and have significant growth that would positively affect the lives of the people,” Ekanem, who represented Johan Doyer, the MD/CEO, NB Plc said.

Responding, the Chief Medical Director, LUTH, Prof Chris Bode,  represented by the CMAC, Prof Olufemi Fasanmade, described the donation as phenomenal and profound.

“Nigerian Breweries Plc and Heineken Africa Foundation has brought succor to our aged infrastructures in LUTH which will save over 400 new borns that come to us through referrals monthly,” he said.

Also speaking  Head, Neonatology, LUTH, and President, Nigerian Society of Neonatal Medicine, NISONM, Prof Chinyere Ezeaka, said the facilities will help Nigeria to improve its neonatal health indices.


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