UICOM 88 Donates Outpatient Clinic to Hospice and
Palliative Care Unit.
The Class 88 of College of Medicine of the University of Ibadan has donated an Outpatient Clinic to the Hospice and Palliative Care Unit of the University College Hospital, Ibadan.
The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Prof. Jesse Abiodun Otegbayo joined the President of the Ibadan College of Medicine Alumni Association (ICOMAA) World wide, Professor Emnanuel Otolorin today 11th March, 2022 to commission the new Outpatient Clinic.
The building, located at the circular road axis
of the Hospital is named after Professor Olaitan Soyannwo, the Pioneer Head of the Unit.
Speaking on behalf of the CMD, the Chairman Medical Advisory Committee Dr. Abiodun Adeoye commended the class of ’88 College of Medicine Ibadan and pledged the support of the management to the unit at all times.
Professor Emmanuel Otolorin President of the Ibadan College of Medicine Alumni Association (ICOMAA), in his speech applauded the class of ’88 set for the initiative to embark on the project.
He applauded Prof. Soyannwo for being such a great leader who carries her followers along.
Also speaking at the event was Dr. Adeniyi
Olabumuyi former Acting Head of Palliative Care Department and Consultant
Radiation Oncologist on behalf of the Head of Department Dr. M.O. Akinwale who
explained that the outpatient clinic is named after Prof Olaitan Soyannwo for her lifetime dedication and commitment to the growth of Hospice and Palliative Care in Nigerian and
Other speakers at the event were Prof. Ike Lagunju, Dr. Dumebi Owa representing the Hospice and Palliative care forum ’88 set. Prof. Soyannwo thanked everyone especially the ’88 set college of medicine for their contribution both monetary and non-monetary towards the establishment of the unit and care of the Indigent patients