Lagos, Nigeria. Friday, November 27, 2020. Abiola Fashina, a medical laboratory scientist working on the College of Lagos Medical Heart, is the winner of the primary version of the ISN Medical Laboratory Scientist Award that was established to honor and reward unknown heroes (medical laboratory scientists) from medical observe in Nigeria. Vaschina's profitable of the celebrated award was introduced on the grand finale that happened on Friday, November 27, 2020, at Federal Palace, Victoria Island, Lagos.
ISN Merchandise Nigeria Ltd, the awarding physique, is the main provider of medical diagnostic services and products in Nigeria and has been in enterprise for greater than three a long time.
For profitable the inaugural award, Fashina will obtain a money prize of 1 million naira (N1,000,000.00), capability improvement coaching, and a donation of medical laboratory gear / reagents price a million naira to the laboratory or hospital the place he works.
Anayo Chidobu, who works with El-Lab Laboratories, Lagos State emerged in second place with money prizes of seven hundred fifty thousand naira (N750,000.00) and capability improvement coaching alternative Whereas Yahya Osman, an worker of Ahmadu Bello College Hospital Training, Zaria, Kaduna State, second place and acquired a money prize of 5 hundred thousand naira (500,000.00 naira) and a possibility for capability improvement coaching. The opposite seven contestants acquired a money prize of 200,000 naira every.
Talking on behalf of the Minister of State for Well being, Dr. Ulornimbe Mamura, Chief Government Officer of the Federal Medical Heart, Abbott Meta, Dr. Adamulla Dada, counseled the corporate for launching such a lofty initiative and likewise appreciated the contribution of the medical laboratory scientists who’ve remained a robust part of Nigeria's healthcare system.
“We’re actually completely satisfied that ISN has taken it upon itself to acknowledge the excellence amongst these sub-groups of well being employees. We’re equally happy with the detailed and sensible efforts used to achieve the winner. "
subsequently, he urged the highest finalists together with the winner to see their look as a possibility to contribute additional to bettering the standard of medical laboratory science observe in Nigeria.
In his welcoming speech, the CEO of ISN Merchandise Nigeria Restricted, Mr. Felix Ofongo, indicated that the award was a part of the corporate's efforts to contribute its share in selling and rewarding excellence amongst medical laboratory scientists for his or her lively position within the well being sector.
In keeping with Ofongo, the place of medical laboratory scientists within the healthcare sector couldn’t be extra necessary given their contribution to saving lives amid the ravaging impression of COVID-19 in Nigeria.
"For us at ISN, we consider that applicable and satisfactory care is simply as correct because the analysis and response a affected person receives. Medical laboratory scientists bear the duty for this analysis to a big extent."
In a goodwill message, the President of the Medical Laboratory Sciences Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) Mr. Toussaint Irhabour praised the corporate for its necessary management in celebrating the unknown well being sector champions by way of this initiative. “ISN's imaginative and prescient aligns with what MLSCN stands for and the award itself lends credibility to the corporate's dedication to the standard of laboratory service in Nigeria.
Shortly after the winner of the primary version of the award was introduced, Vaschina praised the corporate's administration for its dedication to the observe of high-quality medical science, which he mentioned was demonstrated by way of the appreciation given to practitioners by way of the initiative. .
About ISN Merchandise Nigeria Restricted
ISN Merchandise Nigeria Ltd. is the main provider of medical diagnostic services and products in Nigeria.Because the approved agent and distributor of Roche Diagnostics GmbH in Nigeria, we offer extra detector parameters For Medical Chemistry and Immunology greater than some other firm in Nigeria Our objective at ISN Merchandise Nigeria LTD is to encourage the usage of these parameters for diagnostic data in medical chemistry laboratories throughout the nation.
Over the previous 4 a long time, ISN has grown quickly and has established itself as a frontrunner in medical diagnostics distribution enterprise with 9 places of work all through Nigeria and four places of work in Ghana. ISN has additionally expanded into different product and repair sectors, together with diabetes care, chilly chain storage and distribution, and biomedical engineering providers.