Garki Hospital Abuja


Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria, its located in the centre within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Abuja was most built in the 1980s. Has an estimated population of 6 million, Abuja is one of the fastest growing cities in Africa. Abuja it has beautiful major religious sites such as Nigerian National Mosque and Nigerian National Christian Centre. Abuja has a tropical wet and dry climate, average temperature range 15-36 degrees celsius, average rainfall 1-262mm per month.

Location: Garki Hospital, Tafawa Balewa Way, Area 8 Garki, Abuja, Nigeria. PMB 656 Garki

Info: Garki Hospital Abuja is owned by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA). It was closed in 2001 for full renovation. In March 2007, a concession agreement for the management and operation of the new Garki Hospital Abuja was signed between FCTA and Nisa Premier Hospital, after a competitive bidding process. This is in line with the Federal Government’s Public Private Partnership (PPP) Policy. Garki Hospital Abuja has approximately 100 beds, they are breaking barriers and setting the pace in both general and specialized services.


Elective Programme Supervisor: Clinical Director – Dr Ityo

Clinical Supervisor: Speciality specific and allocated on arrival

Specialties: Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, Dental and Maxillofacial surgery, General Surgery, Plastic surgery, Orthopaedic surgery, Neurosurgery, Oncology, Radiology, Paediatrics, Ear Nose & Throat, Haematology, Pathology, Emergency Medicine, General Medicine (cardiology, gastroenterology and nephrology), Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Community Medicine and Family Medicine.

Duration: 2-8 weeks (flexible)

Type: Hospital placement

Other opportunities: Engage in quality improvement projects, research, clinical audits, departmental presentations, etc.

Accommodation: Secure, private accommodation within walking distance of the hospital.

Food: 3 meals a day available from specified hospital canteen.

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