In Safe Hands: First complex heart surgery at Reddington Hospital a huge success despite COVID-19

By Chibuike Alagboso and Adaobi Ezeokoli (Lead Writers) When Oluwaytoyin Adebiyi, a 66-year old elderly resident of Ejigbo in Lagos State woke up on April 28, 2020, he expected the day to start and end like any other day — he would spend the day at the stationery business he operates with his wife of nearly 40 […]

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It’s time for Nigeria to provide better care for children born with heart defects

Editor: One paediatric intensivist’s return home to Nigeria highlights the efforts of organizations working to provide cardiac surgery care for children born with congenital heart defects, and the need for Nigeria to improve its paediatric cardiac surgery capacity. By Dr. Bunmi Ode Just under one percent of all children in every population around the world […]