Department of Paediatrics

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The Department of Paediatrics is one of the clinical department in the hospital. Despite various challenges including space constraint which necessitated the use of children emergency room for paediatric outpatient department, the department still manage to offer the best of paediatric medical servicess. The department comprises of four (4) consultants in various sub-disciplines, eight (8) residents, ten (10) interns, one secretary and two (2) clerk / health attendants.

Head of Department
Dr. I.O.F  Dedeke
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Phone number: 234-8034547231, 234-7056790027

To provide timely, effective and efficient specialized paediatric care for all the children of Ogun state and surrounding states.

Services Provided
Specialist care for all admitted children into the neonatal, emergency and children wards.
Consultant specialist out-patient clinics.
Women and hospital friendly hospital services including the infant/under-five welfare clinics.
Resuscitation of babies delivered through caesarean section and high risk normal delivery.
Care for orphan and vulnerable children, children living with HIV/AIDS, Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV.
Resuscitation and stabilization of paediatric trauma and surgical cases

Training Programmes
Residency training: including academic seminars, journal review, morning reviews, bedside teaching and demonstration, ground rounds, morbidity and mortality review.
Intern training. and training of student nurses on paediatric rotation

Collaboration with the university of Agriculture for undergraduate and postgraduate research .

Facilities provided
Emergency care
Special care baby unit with incubators,
Phototherapy unit, resuscitation training facilities.

5-Year Targets
All present residents graduated to consultant with additional 10 in training at junior and senior residency levels.
Commencement of medical student training
Establishment of exchange training programmes within and outside Nigeria
At least one consultant in all paediatric sub-specialty with additional training/skill.

Contact us

Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta.

Olabisi Onabanjo Way, Idi-Aba

Abeokuta, Nigeria


Tel: +(234) 8095948007, 8095947913


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