Ebola: NMA Sets up Screening Centres at UNIBEN



Screening centres has been set up by the Nigeria Medical Association at the teaching hospital at University of Benin in a bid to curtail the spread of the deadly #Ebola virus in the country.

Extract from #Punch:

The Nigeria Medical Association on Friday said that it has set-up a screening tent at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Ugbowo, as parts of efforts to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

The Edo State Chairman of the association, Professor Afekhide Omoti, who disclosed this in a telephone interview with our correspondent, explained that the tent, which was set up by the association’s emergency response committee on Monday, would be the first port of call for every patient entering the teaching hospital.

Professor Omoti said that the tent had facilities capable of also screening patients for any infectious disease, before gaining entrance into the main hospital.

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