The sustainable investments, Multi-stakeholding and collaborative efforts of the present Board and Management of University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital is beginning to pay off in almost all areas of Clinical and Administrative activities of the Hospital with positive multiplier effects on the internal/external environment.
The tripartite partnership between the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, HEPIQ-C team of the Federal Ministry of Health and Victoria Centre for the aged in London was given a boast with the accelerated empowerment activities at the CEPU and funding of the Joint Federal Ministry of Health and University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) team on the to London to visit the Victoria Centre and the East London Council to fine-tune the hand shake across the two continents – Africa and Europe with a project in Nigeria by University of East London.
The immediate outcome of these planned, systematic and rigorous process of agenda setting, strategic planning and implementation is the take-off of scholarship for PHD study in health and ageing in Nigeria programme by the University of East London. The package includes a PHD fee waiver and tax free stipend of €15,000 pounds per annum.
To apply for the Scholarship, the following documentation are required to be submitted to email@example.com using the heading PHD scholarship in H. Ageing.
International student Application form
Research proposal in the region of 1000 – 1500 words.
A sample of any publications
A personal statement which explain why you are interested in the scholarship
Transcript of your highest qualification
Evidence of your IELTS score
The closing date is 31st of October 2019
Three contact persons can be reached for further information:
Prof. Hafiz Khan, professor of Public health and statistics graduate school, University of East London. UK. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Saidu Ahmed Dumbulwa, National coordinator for HEPIQ-C, Federal Ministry of Health. Email: email@example.com
Dr. (Mrs.) Hope I. Belgan. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, head – Care of Elderly persons Unit of University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH).
This scholarship programme came into effect because of the increased expenditure, facility upgrade and recruitment of skilled manpower by the present Administration led by Prof. Henry Ugboma. In an interactive session by the Director of Administration of University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) Akie Opuene Hart at Abuja with Dr. Saidu Ahmed Danbulwa of the Federal Ministry of Health, the coordinator elaborated that there are plans to also start the post graduate Diploma and Master degree programs at the East London University which is the first in the whole of Africa Continent and a big plus for University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) in particular and Nigeria at large.
Dr. Saidu said, that in recognition of the boast in the activities of the University of Port Harcourt Giariatic Centre called – Centre for the elderly, the Federal Government has approved the appointment of Dr. (Mrs) Hope Belgan as the Zonal coordinator of South-South for the Giariatics programs and this means that the Hospital is now the South-South Zonal Centre for the HEPIQ-C of the Federal Ministry of Health.
The pilot Centre has been improved by Prof. Henry Ugboma led Management to now include Laboratory services, Rehabilitation Unit, Physiotherapy, Occupational and speech therapy, prosthetics Unit, Pharmacy, Admin, Medical Records. Domestic Services, Catering and Restaurant, NHIS, Servicom, Laundry services, Security, Gardner’s and Medical Division. In the permanent site there will be full Radiological services, Oro-Dental Division, ENT and Eye Division Uro-Dynamic Units. Psycho geriatrics and Clinical Psychologists are also crucial.
The upscale investment and Multi-Stakeholding collaborative efforts of the Board and Management of University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Federal Ministry of Health and London Victoria Centre for the old which started with exploratory tasks, follow ups and eventual funding of the London trip has led to the recognition of the centre as the South-South zone head.
The Hall mark of the present Management is continuous improvements and upgrade of Clinical and infrastructural facilities that has led to not only commendations by National and International accreditation and visiting teams but passing of all accreditations visits and the restoration of the accreditation of the ones that were withdrawn in the past.
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