The Kaduna State Commissioner for Health, Dr
Andrew Nok, has stated that the Kaduna State
University (KASU) would be able to produce 100
medical doctors annually in three years time.
He stated this during a two-day workshop
organised for staff of Barau Dikko Teaching
Hospital following the accreditation of the
hospital by the medical and Dental Council of
Nigeria (MDCN) which makes it a Tertiary
Healthcare Service Providers in the state.
According to him, “I am confident to tell you that
with the accreditation of the Barau Dikko
Hospital to become a teaching hospital of the
Kaduna State University, it should have the
capacity to graduate not less than 100 medical
doctors annually, starting in the next three years.
“You can imagine what that can do to our health
Also speaking, the The Vice-Chancellor of KASU,
Prof. William Qurix, said the accreditation was a
breakthrough, which would confer on the
institution the recognition to provide both
academic and professional training in the
medical field and urged the students to work
hard in order to justify government’s support in
securing the accreditation.
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