Association To Construct School, Hospital In Bauchi

The Islamic Medical Association of Nigeria (IMAN) Bauchi State chapter has revealed plans of establishing a hospital and a school in order to render services to people in the state.

Speaking at the second state congress of the association in Bauchi, the state chairman of the association, Dr. Muhammad Alkali revealed that the hospital when established will provide medical care to the people in line with the provisions of Islam.

He emphasised that the hospital will also have a mechanism to respond to disasters and epidemics through its professional members to render humanitarian services to victims regardless of their faith.

Alkali informed that the association has set up a committee for the establishment of the hospital which he said was saddled with the responsibility of finding a temporary site for the takeoff of the hospital which will either be sited in Bauchi metropolis or Azare.

He stated that the hospital would hopefully begin operations before the first year anniversary of the association’s EXCO in November. He also added that the association, would collaborate with local and international organisations to provide quality medical care and support in various medical fields.‎

The chairman noted that the association would also provide a platform for grooming talents in the medical field in order to provide professionally competent medical manpower in health institutions in the state.‎

The National chairman of the association, Dr. Salisu Isma’il‎ lauded the Bauchi State chapter of the association for its effort to help the people.

Isma’il said that although the main aim of the association is to render ‎medical services to the less privileged it also focuses on the prevention of communicable diseases and epidemics as witnessed in the case of Ebola and Lassa fever recently.

He also announced the upcoming national Annual General Meeting of the association in Abuja as well as the meeting of the Federated International Medical Association (FIMA), which will also be held in Abuja.

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