The Management of University of Port Harcourt, Teaching Hospital (UPTH) says the hospital has capable and competent manpower to handle all manners and degrees of burn cases in the region.
The hospital also said burns constitute 42 percent of death recorded annually in the society.
This was disclosed by the Chief Medical Director, UPTH, Professor Henry Arinze Ugboma during the Opening Ceremony of the Inaugural Burns Awareness and Prevention Week, 2020, organised by UPTH Burns Unit in conjunction with Nigerian Burns Injuries Society MBIS held at the Hospital.
Represented by Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, Prof Princewill Stanley, Ugboma said the event was aimed at reawakening the public on dangers and prevention of burns to human.
The CMD said burns globally constitute over 25 percent of road and air crashes that occur annually.
He described Port Harcourt City as the centre of the hub of oil and gas industry in the country where the…
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