Following various hurdles crossed and landmark achievements recorded by the present administrative management of the growing UNIMED Teaching Hospital, Ondo State. The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Dr. Oluwole Ige has been conferred with the award of excellence in leadership and Pan-African medical proficiency by the Chartered Institute of Public Resources Management and Politics (Ghana).

With the  honour, the CMD has emerged as one of the best Medical Directors  of Teaching Hospitals in the continent of Africa.

Speaking at the event in Ondo the organizer of the award unveiled Dr. Ige as the recipient of 2020 Fellowship Hall of Fame and award of excellence in Healthcare management and innovative leadership.

Dr. Richard Kpoku-Aquarte, the Executive Director West Africa sub-region said the CMD was considered for the award because of his quintessential public service administration and achievements in office.

 

Dr Ige Being Decorated

The executive director, who spoke on behalf of the Board said that the fellowship honour is bestowed on people who have distinguished themselves as an embodiment of integrity and has impacted positively in the public life of the generality.

He added that the institute had carried over two years intensive research on the personality profile of the awardee,  with regards to his public and medical services.

The Chartered institute according to the Executive Director described the pioneering CMD of the Teaching Hospital achievements as unprecedented and cannot be over-emphaized. He said out of all the CMDs  in Africa counties, Oluwole Ige was the most qualified for the award.

Earlier, the Chief Medical Director and the recipient of the fellowship award, Dr. Oluwole Ige had thanked the organizer of the programme and award, saying the recognition is an impetus for him to do more and he dedicated the award presented to him to all his surbordinate personnel in UNIMED Teaching Hospital, saying that without their support he wouldn’t have achieved much.

Dr. Oluwole Ige challenged the organizer of the award not to relent on their efforts towards achieving a better African society for all. He said in due course the UNIMEDTH will soon graduate medical doctors from their medical school.

Akinjide Oluwatope
Head, Media and Publicity.

UNIMED Teaching Hospital

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