Brief History of Department of Pediatrics
In order to meet the growing and complex health care needs of children, the department of Paediatrics was established in 1979. Residency training, however started in the department in 1986 with the vision of producing World class Paediatricians with requisite competencies in the field of Paediatrics. The doctors are trained to have in-depth knowledge of the pathologic, therapeutic and preventive basis of Paediatrics. It has through its residency program, trained 45 postgraduate fellowinship program of either the National Postgraduate Medical College and West African College of Physicians.