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LUTH emerges best cancer center in Nigeria

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) weekend emerged the Most Outstanding Oncology Centre in the country at the 10th Nigeria Healthcare Excellence Awards (NHEA), held in Lagos.

The 2024 NHEA attracted 26,000 nominations across all categories, where three health journalists also emerged as winners of the Prevent Epidemics Journalism Award, a special award category of the Excellence Awards.

The NHEA recognizes individuals and organisations that have made exceptional contributions to the Nigerian healthcare sector over the past year. The awards also highlight the healthcare sector’s growth, the role of technology, and the ability of individuals and organisations to set new standards. 

More than 30 awards and recognitions were presented at the award ceremony where LUTH was recognised for its pioneering role in modern cancer care and treatment in the past five years.

The Chief Medical Director, LUTH, Prof Wasiu Adeyemo, said the award is a recognition of the efforts to make the LUTH Cancer Centre the best and most impactful cancer care facility in West Africa.

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