The Edo Nurses Welfare Association UPTH branch on Saturday, 25th of March, 2023 conferred an honourary award on the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), Prof. Henry A.A. Ugboma. The event which took place at 50 Peace Drive, Abuloma, Rivers State had the CMD ably represented by the acting Public Relations Officer of UPTH, Ms. Meni Elabha.
The ‘GAME CHANGER OF OUR TIME’ award was given to the CMD as a result of his continued effort towards the welfare of Master Taiwo since he came into office in 2018. Master Taiwo was abandoned at the paediatrics department of the hospital years ago and since then, the hospital has been responsible for him.
Speaking at the event, Mrs. Mbamalu Margaret, the president of the association said the association had a laid down goal of extending a hand of help to the less priviledge throughout their years of existence but this year, they decided to look inward.
The President mentioned that the emergence of Prof. Ugboma as UPTH’s CMD was timely to humanity and the society at large. She profusely thanked the CMD and the hospital management for being there for the child since he was abandoned at one month until now that he is about 15years old.