Ebonyi New Varsity To Begin Production Of Dialyzers Soon


ABAKALIKI – King David Umahi University of Medical Science in Ebonyi State would soon commence production of dialyzer for the treatment of heart related diseases.

Barrister Chioma Nweze, the State Commissioner for Trade and Investment in Ebonyi, who disclosed this at the weekend added that new Medical University established by Governor David Umahi had brought an investment opportunities for investors within and outside the state.

The new University is sited at Uburu, Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

“Yes, one spectacular thing about the new University is the production of dialyzers for the treatment of heart related diseases.

“By the construction of the Medical School, Ebonyi State has become the only place for treatment of major ailments like cancer and heart diseases.

“Additionally, the state will now be the sole producer and supplier of the life-saving dialyzers which are very important for the treatment of heart ailments.

“This mean that, any state or individual that wishes to venture into dialyzer production in the future would first have to pay into the coffers of the Ebonyi State Government.

“The Governor, David Umahi has wholly delivered the International Standard University on the soil of the Salt of the Nation,” Nweze stated.

She noted that the overall essential of the University to the economic development of the State could not be over emphasised.

“This is because the University at its peak is expected to realise enough turnover and to be able to sustain itself and amass bulk money for the continued transformation of the State,” he said.

The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof Jesse Uneke had announced the approval of 17 programmes by the National University Commission (NUC).

According to Uneke, the school is targeting about 1, 500 students for a start and some of our programmes include Medicine and Surgery, Physiotherapy and Pharmacy.

Others, according to him are: Public Health, Anatomy, Computer Science, Medical Laboratory among others.


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