Clinical departments in Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) Kano have adopted telemedicine in order to continue providing services to their clients on specialty care during the lockdown period.
Clients or patients who require follow-up care, and not in any emergency situation, are encouraged to call the phone number of their specialty doctors to explain their health problems and receive possible prescriptions, recommendations or suggestions as the case may be through text messages.
The GSM numbers and clinics given by the hospital’s assistant director, information and public relations, Hauwa Abdullahi, for specialties follow-up consultations are as follows:
SURGICAL SPECIALTY CLINICS:
*General Surg: 08068249674.
*Plastic Surg: 08032950477
*Pediatric Surg: 08037052659.
ANTENATAL CLINIC BOOKED CLIENTS ONLY:
*Team (A) Tuesday
*Team (B) Monday
*Team (C) Wednesday
*Team (D) Thursday
*Oral Diagnostic Clinic
*Child Dental Health
Clients and patients who need to call any of the numbers given have been advised to go straight to their problems so that doctors can understand their conditions and address them appropriately.