Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano Nigeria

Zaria Road, P.M.B 3452 Kano GSM: 0706 8297399, 0706 8297396 (Selfless Service to Humanity)


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The department works within the triple mandate of Service, Teaching and Research encompassing clinical care, undergraduate / postgraduate academic activities and research in the fields of general haematology and blood transfusion.


  • One Resident Doctor  has passed the Part I examinations of the Postgraduate Medical Colleges.
  • One Medical Laboratory Scientist has successfully completed a course of study and obtained an M.Sc. degree in Parasitology.
  • Four Medical Laboratory Assistants have completed their National Certificate of Laboratory Technicians courses.

Staff Development and Training:

  • Two Medical Laboratory Scientists were sponsored for the Scientific & Annual Conference of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria held in Benin City.
  • One Medical Laboratory Technician & Three Medical Laboratory Scientists attended the 2012 Scientific week of the Kano State Chapter of the ALMSN at Royal Tropicana Hotel, Kano.
  • One Medical Laboratory Scientist was sponsored to attend workshop on Forensic and Molecular Biology Diagnosis at Lahor Research Centre, Benin City.
  • One Medical Laboratory Scientist was sponsored to attend 2 of the  three-part workshop on Essentials of Laboratory Quality Management Systems organized by Medical Laboratory Science Council Of Nigeria in Lagos.
  • Blood-transfusionSeveral resident doctors and consultants were sponsored for various update courses and annual scientific & general meetings and conferences of west African and national postgraduate medical colleges and related professional bodies and associations.

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