Yobe Sets To Get Nigeria’s Biggest Maternity And Newborn Complex In Damaturu

Governor Mai Mala Buni

The project was initiated and flagged of by Gov. Mai Mala Buni in 2020./

The project has the following multiple facilities;

It has 8 blocks of storey buildings containing the following multiple facilities.

STOREY BUILDING 1: (Gynecology)
32 consultancy rooms for Gynecologists,
6 Waiting areas,
6 Side pharmacy,
4 Rest room.

STOREY BUILDING 2: (Gynae ward)
32 Open cubicles,
5 Call duty room,
5 Side pharmacy,
4 Nurse station.

STOREY BUILDING 3: (Special baby care ward)
28 Septic baby unit,
10 Out-born unit,
10 In-born unit
4 Nurses station,
10 Mother’s room,
10 Breastfeeding/dining,
5 Doctor’s rest room,
5 Nurses rest room,
5 Matron office,
4 Medical record and documentation,
4 Kitchen and store.

STOREY BUILDING 4: (Labour & Theatre Ward)
4 Theatre space,
2 Recovery room,
6 Recovery ward,
6 Offices,
4 conference rooms,
4 computer rooms.

STOREY BUILDING 5: (Paediatric medical ward)
40 cubicles,
4 call rooms,
4 side pharmacy.

STOREY BUILDING 6: (Emergency paediatric ward)
20 cubicles,
8 offices.

STOREY BUILDING 7: (Obstetric)
32 Open cubicles,
5 Call duty room,
5 Side pharmacy,
4 Nurse station.

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STOREY BUILDING: 8 (Isolation centre)
40 isolation room.

Furthermore, the Governor has also pledged to provide qualified healthcare personnel, equipping and furnishing of the complex, provision of medical laboratory and a lecture theatre for medical students and the extension of the owner-occupier housing scheme to medical doctors and other healthcare personnel in the hospital.

The project is located at Yobe state university teaching hospital in Damaturu.

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