OFFICE OF THE CHIEF MEDICAL DIRECTOR
The University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH) was officially commisioned on the 23rd of July, 1983 by former President Aliyu Shehu Shagari,GCFR. The hospital now has total bed capacity of 530 with 17 clinical and 14 non clinical department;serving a population of over 25 million in the North East Geopolitical Zone,Comprising Six state namely, Borno, Yobe,Adamawa,Taraba, Bauchi,and Gombe;as well as a sizeable number across the border of the Cameroun,Niger and Chad Republic.
Designated by the Federal Government of Nigeri as Centre of Excellence in Immunology and Infectious Diseases in 1986,
Designated by the Federal Government of Nigeri as Centre of Excellence in Immunology and Infectious Diseases in 1986, the UMTH has also gained recognition through some collaboration with some International Bodies and Institution such as Havard School of Public Health -PEPFAR, APIN, and PMTCT; the World Health Organization (WHO)- Poliomyelitis and Tuberclosis Research Project,the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) -Radiognosis and Nuclear Medicine and Jefferson's Ultrasound Research and Education Institute(JUREI), Philadelphia,USA-Diagnostic Ultrasound.
Prof. Ahmed Ahidjo, FWACS, FMCR, FAMS
Chief Medical Director
our vision: is a Diplomatic Tertiary Health Institution of Excellence in Training, Research and Service Delivery.
Our Mission: we are committed to provision of curative and preventive health care through outreach, training & research in efficient & effective manner using highly motivated & valued staff & modern technology.