Abia State set to Commision the first Dialysis Centre in the South East Nigeria



theodore_orjiThe dialysis centre at the specialist and diagnostic centre Umuahia is set for commissioning the next two weeks. Governor Theodore Orji made this revelation his office while answering questions from newsmen.

He said that all the facilities needed for the take-off of the centre are ready, adding that government is waiting for the technical partners from India who will man the .

The governor revealed that the next few months health professionals will trained, pointing out that with many people suffering from renal problems will have a reprieve  when the centre starts functioning.

According him, 6 dialysis have already been installed ensure that every patient at the centre gets attention and described the project one that will benefit Nigerians.

Chief TA Orji who disclosed Abia state government provided N 180 m contribution the Private –public partnership with Mecure of India  said government is now negotiating the fees paid the expatriates  that would handle the .

He further stated that government into consideration local content, revealing doctors -charge and nurses at the centre are Nigerians.

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