The Nigerian Air Force Hospital, established in Dalori to cater for the healthcare needs of internally displaced persons (IDPs), has commenced operations. Located at the outskirt of Maiduguri, the hospital is part of humanitarian activities by the NAF to alleviate the sufferings of victims of the Boko Haram Terrorists’ activities in North Eastern Nigeria through the provision of adequate Medicare.
By United Nations standard, the 50-bed hospital is a level-2 hospital comprising of accident and emergency suite, out-patient consulting suite, in-patient facilities for at least 36 patients including Male, female and pediatric section. It also has an operating theater, a radio-diagnostic suite, a dental unit, an eye unit, medical laboratory and in /out patient pharmaceutical sections.
The hospital is also equipped with facilities for in-patient catering, health information/records, central sterile supply unit and a maternity section.
The newly established NAF Hospital is in fulfillment of the promise made by the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar during his first visit to the Dalori IDP Camp in August 2015. Accordingly, you are please requested to publish this information in your mass media for the awareness of the general public. Thank you for your usual cooperation.
Air Commodore DELE ALONGE
Director of Public Relations & Information
Nigerian Air Force
September 20, 2015
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