National Eye Centre CMD bags award of excellence

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National Eye Centre CMD bags award of excellence

By: Femi Mustapha

The Chief Medical Director of National Eye Centre Kaduna North West Nigeria, Dr. Mahmoud Alhassan has bag an award of Excellence from the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN)for High integrity and outstanding performance in Health Care Delivery in Nigeria.

Medical and Health Workers National President, Comrade Biobelemoye Josiah
said, Dr. Mahmoud Alhassan was chosen from among all the Chief Executives of Federal Tertiary Hospitals in Nigeria for the award based on four indicators used by the Union for assessment.

These indicators included labour friendliness, general staff welfare, general infrastructural development and clinical development/performance.

Dr. Alhassan alongside the Chief Executives of Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, and Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe were honoured during the Quadrennial National Delegate Conference of Tertiary Health Institutions.

In a remark, Dr. Alhassan said, the award would encourage him to make more strides in leading the National Eye Centre to achieve its mandate of
service for sight.

Mahmoud Babanini Alhassan who took over the reins of leadership in National
Eye Centre in 2015 did his residency programme in Ophthalmology in the
Centre from 1993 to 1999 leading to his being awarded the Fellowship of West
African College of Surgeons (FWACS).

He then proceded to Singapore where he obtained Fellowship in Vitroretinal
Surgey and Medicine in 2002. He again soared higher in 2013 when he obtained
Masters in Science in Public Health for Eye Care (MPHEC) from University of
London and Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

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