SYNLAB Nigeria, formerly Pathcare Laboratories recently opens its new Diagnostic Centre in the Federal Capital City of Abuja.
The new facility, which is a first of its kind in the location, is being flaunted as equipped with has state-of-the-art diagnostics equipment and world class pathologists to deliver accurate test results as well as exceptional services to customers.
The center is designed to expand its operations in Abuja and deliver services to private healthcare providers, national and regional public institutions in record time. Because of its location, it will meet the diagnostics needs of patients in Abuja and other states across northern Nigeria.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Executive Director of Synlab Nigeria, Dr Tolu Adewole, said, “This diagnostics center is a testament to SYNLAB’s commitment to bringing world class services to the Nigerian people. With the equipment we have on ground and our network of medical professionals, we are able to support doctors and patients in ways not previously possible.”
Its Regional Account Manager, Efosa Uwagboe, also reiterated that the facility is a solution to the yearnings of the Abuja people for a bigger facility than our current operations at Wuse II, which will be undergoing an upgrade very soon.
The Laboratory equally has other outlets within Abuja environs in Asokoro and Gwagalanda
Located at 10, First Avenue, Gwarinpa, the facility is second only to SYNLAB’s Lagos reference laboratory. Patients are also guaranteed the discrete VIP services which many Synlab customers have enjoyed over the years.
The colourful ceremony which was held at Gwarinpa was attended by officials of the Federal Ministry of Health, Central Bank, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the National Hospital Abuja, the American Embassy among others.
Guests at the event include Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Ade Shonubi, Dr Belgore, Representative of the Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire; Chief Medical Director, National Hospital, Abuja, Dr. Jaf Momoh, MD, NNPC HMO, Dr Ribadu, President of the FRSC Officers wives association, Mrs Bola Oyeyemi, Dr George formerly of UN clinics, Dr Auwa Shehu Musa Yar’dua, Dr Felix Ogedegbe, MD Cedarcrest Hospitals, Dr Yardua of The IFC( world bank), Dr Alao, Zitadel Hospital and Ms. Chidinma Aaron, current Miss Nigeria was also present at the event.
The facility was formally declared open by Mr Ade Shonubi, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, in company of Dr Tolu Adewole, Executive Director, Operations, Synlab and other dignitaries.