University of Abuja Teaching Hospital

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Gwagwalada, Nigeria

Hospital description

Gwagwalada is one of the local government area councils of the FCT. Gwagwalada is a busy town and is approximately 32 miles (35 minutes) from Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. Weather in Gwagwalada throughout the year is warm, very hot and dry (November – March) or humid rainy season (April – October). Gwagwalada is home to the University of Abuja mini-campus, therefore has a high student population and is a student friendly town.

The University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) is in Gwagwalada. The hospital contains 350 beds with facility for expansion to 500 beds. In September 2006, the Hospital was upgraded to a Teaching Hospital for the University of Abuja.

Applications are made to Medics’ Inn via email. Medics’ Inn is a UK registered company that organises supervised, safe, structured and enjoyable medical placements in Nigeria. The mission of Medics’ Inn, is to empower medical students and young professionals worldwide to embark on educational, innovative and inspiring medical experiences in Nigeria. They pride ourselves on providing quality support to students, this includes the Medics’ Inn Elective Bursary and support with funding applications. They have strong relationships with the hospitals they place their participants in, where you can have extensive hands-on experience in a variety of specialties. The programme objectives are adapted to the General Medical Council (GMC) standards of good medical practice.

Applications here are made through an Organised Elective Provider, Medics’ Inn. Prices are as follows:

Registration Fee £200

Placement only includes: clinical placement & placement support
Week 1 – £260
Week 2 – £430
Week 3 – £650
Week 4 – £820
Additional weeks – £130/week

Programme Package includes: clinical placement & placement support, accommodation, food, airport transfer, tourism & social activities
Week 1 – £850
Week 2 – £1,520
Week 3 – £2,260
Week 4 – £2,960
Additional weeks – £395/week

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Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language English
Funding Status Public


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