One of the world’s leading Medical Faculties and University Clinics, Hamburg-based Universitätskrankenhaus Eppendorf, UKE, will become the key partner for the planned Thompson NS Grace Medical University and hospitals.
For a week, Thompson and Grace Group, proprietors of Thompson and Grace Medical City, TGMC, and Thompson and Grace Medical University, TGMU, Nigeria will play host to a team of high ranking medical experts from Germany.
The visit is to get a perspective on how education, health and medicine can be transformed to benefit Nigeria and Africa.
The highpoint of the meeting is the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding between T&GIL and UKE, Germany, tomorrow, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
The agreement shall set the frame for a close collaboration between the two signing entities in the planning, building and managing of both the Thompson and Grace Medical University and the Thompson and Grace Hospital.
The delegation coming from Germany consists of Prof. Uwe Koch-Gromus, Dean of the Medical Faculty of the University of Hamburg; Prof Ansgar Lohse, Vice-Dean and Director of the University Clinic of Hamburg, UKE and Prof Frank Riedel, one of Europe’s most acknowledged Pediatricians and for more than two decades Medical Director of Hamburg’s University Clinic’s Children’s Hospital.
The three experts are joined by project consultants from Germany and the US. Dr. Isaac Thompson Amos will lead the Thompson and Grace Group team to sign the MOU.