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Oyo Govt Acquires Equipment To Boost Health Care Services


The Oyo State Government, in a bid to improve health care infrastructure, has procured a Siemens Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) 1.5 Tesla for the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital in Ogbomoso.

The Managing Director of Swiss Biostadt Limited, Dr Emma Ajayi, said the new 1.5T MRI machine would facilitate health care delivery in the country, stressing that with the facilities available, LAUTECH Teaching Hospital had emerged as the leading centre for radiology and medical imaging in Nigeria.

Ajayi, in a statement issued on Monday, noted that the hospital is now poised to take health care delivery in Oyo to the frontiers of internationally acceptable and reproducible health standards.

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He noted that the 1.5T MRI would help to introduce sequences and protocols that were hitherto impossible, thereby resulting in improved image quality, faster scanning and improved patient comfort.

“The machine will expand the scope of service with even the capability for whole-body screening for cancer without exposing the patient to radiation.

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“Our company is a science-based technology company; we ensure that customers derive value for their money from the services we provide.

“We are a success story in Nigeria and our performances have stood us out. Our goal as a modest Company is to create a healthy environment that will breed healthy people and improve the lives of men and women. We are a leading light in the Healthcare sector of the Nigerian economy,” Ajayi said.

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He added that the latest MRI 1.5 Tesla is highly productive, easier, faster, applicable with a rate of confidence, and a more efficient approach to highest and consistent image quality.

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