UBTH Blog & News


An unknown male patient was on the 17th July, 2022 brought to the Emergency Room of University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) by a kind hearted Nigerian who was on his way to work and found him lying unconscious on the floor, at the front of CACGM, Isihor, Benin City.


Resource Person: Dr. Israel Aina, Consultant Psychiatrist and Ag Head of Department, Mental Health, UBTH / UNIBEN


To commemorate the World Alzheimer’s Day, The Content team of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital discusses with Dr. Israel Aina, the Consultant Psychiatrist and Ag Head of Department of Mental Health, UBTH/ UNIBEN, on the topic of Alzheimer, post-dementia care for patients and expected activities of care givers. We also featured the activities of the Hospital in caring for its patients.


The 10th of September each year is globally recognized as World Suicide Prevention Day. This event represents a global commitment to focus attention on suicide prevention and raise awareness about mental health issues, giving a singular message that suicide can be prevented.


This is to bring to the notice of suitably qualified candidates that admission into the College of Nursing, University of Benin Teaching Hospital for the 2022/2023 Academic Session is ongoing.


  1. Candidate must have scored a minimum of 180 in the 2022 JAMB
  2. Candidate must possess 5 credit O’level pass at WAEC and NECO in not more than two sittings in Mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  3. Candidates should be 17 years and above.


The World Sexual Health Day is observed on September 4th of every year. It is an initiative designed by the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS) to raise awareness and promote healthy sexual practices.

According to Dr (Mrs.) V.O. Abah. Consultant Family Physician and Coordinator Adolescent and Youth Health Clinic, Department of Family Medicine. University of Benin Teaching Hospital; “Sexual Health which is in line with the sexual reproductive health refers to the physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual well-being of an individual as related to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity”.

Sexuality in itself refers to all things in terms of an individual’s own concept of his or her self in relation to the gender or genders which they are typically attracted to. This recounts to the intimacy and psychological state of being able to interact with any other human being as regards to intimacy.


The Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria at their 46th AGM dinner and award night honoured the Chief Medical Director, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Prof. D.E. Obaseki with an award for his “Contribution to the development of Ophthalmology and to reducing vision impairment and blindness in Nigeria“. The event which took place at the Best Western Homeville hotel Benin city had in attendance the crème de la crème of the Ophthalmology specialty in Nigeria. This is yet another feather to the CMD’s cap. We say congratulations to a CMD like no other!!


This is to inform prospective students of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) School of Post Basic Nursing Studies that the earlier scheduled entrance examination/interview which ought to hold between 22nd to 25th August, 2022 as initially indicated in the advertisement has been postponed.

This postponement has become necessary due to some unforeseen circumstances.

The examination / interview will now hold from 19th to 23rd September, 2022 at 8.00 a.m. each day, in the following order:

1. Perioperative Nursing Programme: Monday, 19th September, 2022

2. Accident & Emergency Nursing Programme: Tuesday, 20th September, 2022

3. Paediatric Nursing Programme: Wednesday, 21st September, 2022

4. Ophthalmic Nursing Programme: Thursday, 22nd September, 2022

Meanwhile, interested students can take advantage of the postponement to apply as the sales of form is still on.


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