Vanguard’s Blogosphere is celebrating Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh at this time, in remembrance of the fact that this time last year, the whole nation was gripped in fear over
The Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Awards is set to honour late First Consultant Hospital consultant Dr. Stella Ameyo Adadevoh, and other health care workers who contributed significantly to the containment of the Ebola outbreak in the country.
Speaking on the initiative, Dr. Wale Alabi, Chief Executive Officer, Global Health Project and Resources, and Programme Director of NHEA said the honourees saved the country from a national crisis.
Adadevoh and her colleagues deserve to be celebrated for their noble role.
The late doctor’s courage saved the lives of so many people. Other health workers also ensured that the outbreak was contained. Subsequently, some paid with their lives. Their dedication and sacrifice for the greater good of the nation is inspirational and deserves recognition.
According to the organisers, over 80 organisations and individuals were nominated for recognition on the occasion.
The late Dr Adadevoh led the medical team that handled the index case of Ebola in Nigeria at the First Consultants Hospital, Obalende in August 2014. There are many other posthumous awards lined up for her.