By Sabo Garba, Azare
The Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre Azare, Dr Dauda Abubakar Katagum has disclosed optimism over the imminent upgrade of FMC, Azare into the status of a Teaching Hospital.
He expressed this optimism in an interview marking his one year anniversary as the Medical Director of the premier tertiary health institution in northern part of Bauchi State.
In a press statement signed by Abdu Mohammed the head of information and protocol unit of the centre and make available to hotpen in Azare said that, Dr Katagum opined that with it’s current status as a tertiary health institution that’s close to the Federal University of Health Sciences, Azare, FUHSA, Fmc, Azare is well positioned to naturally evolve into a Teaching Hospital.
He asserted that given it’s robust facilities and skilled manpower, FMC Azare is the ideal choice to serve as Teaching Hospital to the Federal University of Health Sciences, Azare for professional training needs.
Discussing on the challenges of the official responsibilities of his office, he attributed the gradual success being put in place to divine grace and his past experience in sister institutions.
The Medical Director emphasized the significance of respecting professional ethics in discharging medical responsibilities, an area he specifically focus on to improve patient care.