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Applications are invited from the general public for Admission into the School of Post Basic Midwifery UBTH Benin City for the 2020/2021 session.

DURATION OF COURSE-18MONTHS
Entry Qualification: Applicant should/must:

(a) Possess five (5) credits in not more than two sitting in WAEC/NECO, NABTEB, SSCE/GCE/OL which must include, English language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and chemistry.

(b) Be a qualified Nurse duly registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.

METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application forms are obtainable from the office of the Principal/Head of Department (School of Midwifery) on presentation of evidence of payment of non-refundable fee of Six Thousand Five Hundred Naira. (N6, 500) only payable to UBTH Account with TSA under the service type: Training School of Midwifery using REMITA platform in any bank in Nigeria.

NOTE THE FOLLOWING

  1. Sales of forms commence 9th March 2020 and closes 26th September 2020.
  2. All forms must be purchased from the office of the Principal/Head of Department, School of Midwifery, UBTH.
  3. Be informed that UBTH does not sell the school of midwifery application forms online.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM
Completed application forms should be submitted to the institution before 26th September, 2020.

Date of Entrance Exam:           Saturday 26th September 2020 at 8:00 am
Date of selection interview:    Tuesday 29th September 2020 at 11:00 am
Venue:                                             School of Midwifery, UBTH, Benin City

Please come with original and photocopies of your credentials.

NOTE:
Candidates will be responsible for their accommodation and feeding during the examination period.



Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for Admission into the School of Midwifery, UBTH Benin City for the 2020/2021 session.

DURATION OF COURSE- THREE (3) YEARS
Entry Qualification:

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

METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application forms are obtainable from the office of the Principal School of  Midwifery on presentation of evidence of

  • payment of non refundable fee of Ten Thousand, five hundred Naira (N10,500) only payable to UBTH Account with TSA under the service type: Training School of Midwifery using REMITA platform in any bank in Nigeria.
  • Payment of Two Hundred (200) Naira into Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria State Committee account – First Bank 2004854377

NOTE THE FOLLOWING

  1. Sales of forms commence March 2020 and close September 2020.
  2. All forms must be purchased from the office of the Principal School of Midwifery, UBTH.
  3. Be informed that UBTH does not sell the school of midwifery application forms online.
  4. Candidates will be responsible for their accommodation and feeding during the examination period.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM
Completed application forms should be submitted to the office of the Principal before the date of entrance examination.

Date of Entrance Exam: Saturday 3rd October, 2020 at 8:00am
Venue: School of Midwifery, UBTH, Benin City.

Please come with original and photocopies of your credentials,

Joshua Uwaila, Esq.
Head, Public Relations Unit
For: Chief Medical Director

 



Today, our Hospital Management held a web-based seminar on the current situation of the Coronavirus pandemic as it affects the Hospital and society at large. The webinar was also to promote more awareness and to strengthen the need to adhere to all precautions.



Participants across the hospital


In attendance was our Board Chairman, Bashorun Adedoja Adewolu, Mfr, FHAN and the Director-General of NCDC represented by Dr Tochi Okwor. Others present were the Edo State WHO Representative, Mrs Faith Ireye, the Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) link for Edo State Government and UBTH, Uzor Okonma and Staff of the Hospital both within the State and the diaspora.




The Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu on an official working visit to inspect facilities at the Isolation Centre and the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Laboratory in UBTH.

On the DG’s entourage were; Dr. Fiona Braka, Officer-in-charge WHO Nigeria, Dr. Ifeanyi Okudo, Health Emergency Operations, WHO Nigeria; Faith Ireye WHO SC, Edo; Mr Tarik Mohammed, Technical Advisor, Operations NCDC and Mrs Elsie Ilori, Director, Surveillance and Epidemiology Department, NCDC (also the National Deputy Incident Manager. COVID-19.




Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the UBTH Centre For Training Community Health officers Ekpoma for the 2020/2021 academic session.

The training which lasts for two calendar years will commence in September, 2020. It leads to the award of Higher Diploma in Community Health.

Entry Requirements: 

Basic Educational Qualification
West African School Certificate/GCE “O” level OR Senior Secondary School Certificate (NECO) with five (5) credits which must include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics at not more than two sittings.

Professional Qualification and Experience:
In addition to the qualification above, candidates must possess any of the following professional qualifications and experience:

(i) Diploma in Community Health (DCH) with not less than two (2) years post qualification experience.

(ii) Community Health Extension Worker (CHEW) with five (5) years post qualification experience.

Application Guidelines: 

  1. Pay a non-refundable fee of ten thousand naira (₦10,000.00) only to the UBTH TSA ACCOUNT using the REMITA PLATFORM in any commercial bank.
  2. Application forms are to be obtained from the school, CTCHO UBTH, Benin-City.
  3. Deadline for the payment and submission of completed application form is 3rd August, 2020.
  4. You are to come with the following documents on the interview date:

a) Bank Receipts (evidence) of payment of application fee.
b) Valid or Current Practice License.
c) SSCE/GCE/NECO
d) CHEW Certificate/Abridged Certificate/DCH Certificate (as applicable).
e) Evidence of change of name (if applicable).

Written Test and Interview: 

Selection for admission will be based on candidates’ performance at a competitive written test and oral interview to be conducted on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th August, 2020 respectively. 

Candidates are to bring along the originals and photocopies of certificate master-list to the examination Centre

For further information, please contact 07035218882.

Joshua llesanmi Uwaila, Esq.
Head, Public Relations Unit
For: Chief Medical Director



Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the School of Health Information Management, UBTH, Benin City for the 2020/2021 academic session.

SHIM is a Monotechnic (Health Profession) accredited by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Health Records Officers Registration Board of Nigeria (HRORBN), NYSC and the Joint Admission Matriculation Board / Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (JAMB UTME). Graduates of the school are now eligible for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

Entry Requirements:

1.National Diploma Programme (ND).

(i) Prospective candidates must possess a minimum of Five (5) credit passes at not more than two sittings at WAEC, GCE, SSCE, NECO or NABTEB in the following areas: English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any other subject from: Physics, Geography, Economics and Government.

(ii) Candidates who wrote the 2020 JAMB / UTME and had a reasonable Jamb score are eligible to apply.

2.Higher National Diploma Programme (HND)

(i) Candidates must possess the National Diploma (ND) Certificates in Health Information Management in addition to meeting the requirements for the normal admission requirements in 1(i) above.

(ii) Holders of Technician certificates in Health Information Management from Schools or Colleges of Health Technology may be considered for admission if such schools have been accredited by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) and the Health Records Officers Registration Board of Nigeria (HRORBN). Such candidates must meet the requirements as stipulated in 1(i) above.

(iii) Candidates with Technician Certificates in Health Information Management with Upper Credits and above, issued by Health Records Officers Registration Board of Nigeria (HRORBN) may be considered for admission into the HND Programme, provided they meet the entry requirements in 1(i) above.

(iv) Candidates must possess Certificates or Letters of One-Year Industrial Training (I.T) from a reputable Health Industry.

Methods of Application

(i) Application Forms are obtainable from the Office of the Head, School of Health Information Management, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City from the date of this advert.

(ii) For further enquiries, call: 08063921117, 08080859693.

Closing Date:
Completed forms should be returned to the office of the Head of School on or before Friday 4 September, 2020.

Post UTME / Screening
Date: Saturday 19th September, 2020 
Venue: The School Premises in UBTH 
Time: 9:00am prompt.

Joshua llesanmi Uwaila, Esq.
Head, Public Relations Unit
For: Chief Medical Director



Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Institute of Health Technology, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City for the following programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session.

  1. Environmental Health Technology (WAHEB) Courses: Duration, 2 years ND, 2 years HND 
  2. Public Health Nursing Officers Course (HND) Duration, 2 years.
  3. Anaesthetic Technicians; Duration: 3 years 
  4. Plaster Technicians: Duration: 3 years 
  5. Dental Surgery Technicians Duration: 3 years 
  6. Occupational Therapy Technicians. Duration: 3 years 
  7. Dispensing Optics; Duration: 3 years 
  8. Emergency Med Technology (PARAMEDICS), ND, Duration: 2 years, HND 2 years

 

Entry Qualification 

  1. Applicants should possess a minimum of five credit passes in not more than two sittings in WASSCE/NECO/GCE O’Level subjects which should include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology. Subjects obtained with NABTEB are acceptable for the programme 1,2,3,4,8 and 9. 
  2. Health Science is acceptable for EMT and Environmental Health Technology courses 
  3. Candidates seeking admission into Public Health Nursing course will in addition be expected to meet the following requirements:
    • Registered Nurse (RN) Certificate 
    • Registered Midwife (RM) or Psychiatric Nursing Certificate with one year post qualification experience.
    • Candidates with Bachelor of Nursing Science (BN Sc.) would start at HND II (final year)

Method of Application 

Admission forms are obtainable at the office of the Principal, Institute of Health Technology, UBTH Benin City, at a fee of Seven Thousand Naira (₦7,000.00) only. All payments for purchase of application forms should be made through the UBTH TSA ACCOUNT using the REMITA platform with the account name: Training Schools, in any bank in Nigeria.

Submission of Application Forms 

Completed application forms should be submitted at the Office of the Principal, Institute of Health Technology, UBTH, on or before 31″ August, 2020, while entrance examination to the various programmes will hold at the Institute of Health Technology complex, UBTH, Benin City at a date to be communicated subsequently. For further information, contact 08062611258 or EMAIL ADDRESS: ubthiht@gmail.com.

Joshua llesanmi Uwaila, Esq.
Head, Public Relations Unit
For: Chief Medical Director



Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the School of Nursing, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City for the 2020/2021 academic session. This is a three (3) year General Nursing Programme leading to the award of Registered Nurse Certificate (RN).

Entry Requirement

  1. Candidates must not be less than 18 years old and not more than 34 years of age.
  2. Qualification; Five Credit passes obtained in not more than two sittings in (WASCE/GCE/NECO) in the following subjects, English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.

Collection of Application Form

Application forms are obtainable in person from the office of the Principal with a non-refundable fee of Ten Thousand Naira (₦10,000.00) only. This should be made payable to UBTH TREASURY SINGLE ACCOUNT (TSA) VIA THE REMITA PLATFORM IN ANY COMMERCIAL BANK UNDER THE SERVICE TYPE “TRAINING SCHOOL- SCHOOL OF NURSING”

A separate payment of N200 to Nursing and Midwifery Council Committee Edo State Account-No: 2004854377 First Bank of Nigeria.

Candidates are to submit four (4) recent coloured passport photographs (taken in proceeding two weeks) while returning the completed application forms.

NOTE: Applicants are to come along with documents stating age, state of origin. local government area, school(s) attended with qualifications obtained.

Closing date for submission of completed forms is Friday 7th August 2020

Examination Date: Saturday 15th of August 2020
Time: 10:00 am prompt
CENTRE: SCHOOL OF NURSING COMPLEX, UBTH
For further information, please contact 08038611766

Joshua llesanmi Uwaila, Esq.
Head, Public Relations Unit
For: Chief Medical Director




University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has commenced testing for COVID-19 following the validation of its Testing Centre by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The validation was yesterday announced by NCDC and echoed by the Edo State Hon. Commissioner for Health, Dr Patrick Okundia.

This achievement was made possible by the collaboration between UBTH and the Centre for Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation ( CERHI), University of Benin. The collaboration, initiated by the UBTH Chief Medical Director, Prof Darlington Obaseki, provided access to the use of the centre’s Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) machine for COVID-19 testing.

With this new development, testing for COVID-19 for UBTH patients has become more efficient as travelling cost and time in handling test specimens have now been eliminated. This achievement adds traction to the fight against COVID-19 in Edo State.

His Excellency, the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki had paid a visit to the UBTH Isolation Centre penultimate Thursday where he was also taken on a guided tour of UBTH Testing Centre among other facilities.

The Governor on that visit had stated that he was impressed with the Management of the Hospital especially the collaboration with the State Government in the management of the COVID-19 pandemic. The CMD of UBTH promised to continue to provide quality healthcare to all its patients and clients.

Joshua Uwaila, Esq
Head, Public Relations Unit.





His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki paid a working visit to the University of Benin Teaching Hospital recently to inspect the facilities on ground for the management of Covid-19 patients.

Speaking with the press immediately after the inspection, the Governor stated that he was impressed with what he saw on ground and how the Management of the Hospital has been able to directs the affairs of the Hospital thus far.

His Excellency the Governor was shown the Isolation centre, the Holding ward, the Intensive care unit with dedicated Ventilators at the A&E complex and also the PCR laboratory where the testing of COVID-19 would be done.

As a mark of the excellent cooperation and collaboration existing between the Edo State Government and the Hospital, the Governor promised to immediately set in motion machinery for the building and equipping of an Isolation ward in the Hospital to be delivered soonest.

In his response,the Chief Medical Director, Prof. Darlington Obaseki commended the Governor for his leadership role and effort in steering the State COVID-19 Committee.



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