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Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is described as presence of symptoms and signs of kidney disease lasting more than 3 months. The symptoms include
  1. Generalised body weakness/chronic fatigue
  2. Body swelling.
  3. Reduced urinary output.
  4. Recurrent vomiting.
  5. Low blood level(Anemia).
  6. Recurrent hiccups.
  7. Seizures And lots more
The global incidence of kidney disease is currently on the increase. Causes include;


The College of Nursing, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, formerly School of Nursing, University of Benin Teaching Hospital wishes to inform all intending applicants and the general public that admission into the College is now through the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

This is due to the recent upgrade of our Institution to National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) awarding institution by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), which entitles our graduands to be called up for National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

All intending applicants should therefore endeavour to enroll in the ongoing UTME registration exercise to be eligible to apply for the Post UTME that will come up later in the year.



  1. In Epidemiological week 7, 2022 (14 – 20 February, 2022); 21 states have recorded at least one confirmed case across 74 local government areas.
  2. Of all confirmed cases, 73% are from Ondo (32%), Edo (23%) and Bauchi (18%).
  3. Two (2) Healthcare workers have been affected from Ondo and Bauchi in reporting week 7 [Note that there were seven (7) new Healthcare workers affected from Bauchi, Ondo and Edo States in reporting week 6]
  4. The weekly epidemiological report of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control CDC showed an increase in the number of confirmed cases of Lassa fever with four (4) healthcare workers (one from Benue State and three from Edo State) as at week 2, 2022.

Infection Prevention and Control Committee,
University of Benin Teaching Hospital/NCDC


The School of Nursing UBTH Alumni Association (SONUBTHA) as part of her objective to give back to their alma mater recently painted the School of Nursing  UBTH and gave an award to the most outstanding student.

Intimating the Chief Medical Director Prof D.E Obaseki of their activities during a courtesy visit, Mrs. E. Osazuwa the National President of SONUBTHA accompanied by the HOD School of Nursing Mrs. A.B. Eweka stated that the International and National chapters of the association are very proud of the School and have been very involved in ensuring that the learning environment of the students is optimal.

Also as part of encouraging students, the international chapter has been giving an annual award to outstanding students for the past ten (10) years. Other activities previously carried out by the association include painting of the hostel, purchase of a generator set and projector, etc.

Responding, the CMD thanked the association for their heir generous donations and enjoined other alumni associations to emulate them. He also stated that beyond donations, the association should aspire to have mentorship programmes for the students as the youths of today need credible mentors to help shape their future. He looked forward to more collaborations with the association


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for Admission into Basic School of Midwifery, UBTH Benin City for the 2022 March session.



Entry Qualification:

  • Applicant must not be less than 18 years or above 34 years of age.
  • Applicant must Possess five (5) credits O’level in not more than two sittings in WAEC, NECO or NABTEB which must include, English language Mathematics, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry.


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