LUTH approves life insurance for health workers, as coronavirus spreads

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LUTH approves life insurance for health workers, as coronavirus spreads

By Chioma Obinna

Management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH has approved life insurance for each staff working as warriors in the drive to rid Nigeria of COVID-19.

The Chief Medical Director of LUTH, Prof Chris Bode while addressing health workers at the institution acknowledged the difficulties involved in managing the condition, adding that; “We intend to record next to zero rates of patient-to-staff infection by adopting internationally recommended best practices.

Further, he disclosed that working closely with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, and Federal Ministry of Health, FMOH, the hospital has also acquired enough materials to work with.

“We have also suitably modified the wards to commence admissions from the afternoon of Monday the 6th of April, 2020 in LUTH. We have scaled down the admission of routine cases while all in-patients are being transferred to Block E for ease of care.”

To ensure proper protection of staff, Bode said…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper