HADC screens 216,000 patients – COO


The Harmony Advanced Diagnostic Centre (HADC), Ilorin has conducted about 216,000 radiology and laboratory tests for patients since it began operations in 2013.
The Acting Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Centre, Mrs Nana Hauwa Omeiza made this known during an interview with journalists in Ilorin on Tuesday.
Omeiza stated that the Centre has performed different medical tests at its Radiology and Laboratory departments for patients from different parts of the country.
She listed some of the tests to include Computed Tomography (CT) scan, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), mammography, sonography, Electrocardiogram (ECG), ECHO, gynaecology, pathology, polycystic ovarian disease test, x-rays, among others.
The COO disclosed that the centre recorded 37, 421 test counts in 2013, 51, 264 in 2014, and 45, 351 in 2015. For 2016, Omeiza said the centre had 36, 304 test counts, 29, 050 in 2017, and had so far recorded about 16, 952 test since the beginning of 2018.
She added that as a result of these tests, several diseases have been diagnosed while different life-threatening ailments have been nipped in the bud. According to her, those tests have helped in the effective treatment of patients.
HADC, Ilorin, was established by the Kwara State Government as a state-of-the-art modern healthcare facility, with a mission to ensure consistent provision of reliable comprehensive diagnostic and allied healthcare services.
HADC is among the key projects the state government executed with the N17billion bond it obtained in 2009.
It will be recalled that HADC in June emerged winner of the Radiology Service Provider of the Year in the 2018 Nigeria Healthcare Excellence Awards (NHEA) which held in Lagos.

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