The University College Hospital Chief Medical Director, Prof. Temitope Alonge has said in Ibadan that the clinic has established a Cerebro-Vascular Accident clinic for the treatment of stroke and stroke-related diseases, adding that the clinic would operate in the Accident and Emergency Unit of the hospital.
The CMD has said that the new stroke clinic would operate with a mixed blend of 40 doctors and 60 physiotherapists.
He has said that a computed tomography (CT) scan machine was being dispatched to the clinic to aid the scanning of patients.
According to the UCH boss, patients will be charged fees to maintain efficiency at the stroke clinic, saying that this special stroke clinic, which will serve people in Ibadan and South-West in general, will go a long way in assisting to reduce incident rate of stroke at the UCH.”
He said that stroke was a leading cause of death in UCH between 2014 and 2016.
He has said that according to the latest Mortality Report and Statistics compiled by UCH for January to December 2014, a total of 1,915 deaths were recorded.

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