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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Department Functions:

1. Provision of Histopathology Services.

2. Provision of Cytopathological Services.

3. Provision of Autopsy Services

4. Residency training

5. Research

 New Staff Members:

1. Dr. Asma'u Usman

2. Dr. Dahiru Aminu


Level of Performance/Achiement:

  1. Prof. Aminu Zakari Mohammed: Promoted to Professor of Pathology
  2. Dr A. T. Atanda: Promoted to Senior Lecturer, BUK
  3. Dr. Yusuf Ibrahim Appointed Lecturere I, BUK
  4. Dr  Mohammed Imam: Passed part II exams of NPMCN
  5. Dr Adogu Ogere Ibrahim: Passed part II exams of NPMCN
  6. Dr Shuaib Adamu: Passed part I exams of NPMCN
  7. Dr Modu Kolomi: Passed part I exams of NPMCN
  8. Dr Asma’u Usman: Passed primaries exams of WACP
  9. Garba Yahaya: Promoted to Senior Medical Lab. Scientist
  10. Dahiru Abdul-Salam: Promoted to Higher Med. Lab. Technician
  11. Rabiu Abdullahi: Promoted to Senior Secretarial Assistant I
  12. Got full accreditation for Residency training from National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria.

Staff Development/Training/Seminars and Conferences Attended:

  1. Dr  A. B. Umar: Breast Conference in Portugal
  2. Dr  I. Imam: Revision course, Abuja
  3. Dr Adogu Ibrahim, Revision course, Abuja
  4. Dr Solomon Raphael, Dr Adogu Ibrahim,Dr Sanusi Haruna, Dr AT Atanda: IAP Conference, Capetown, South Africa
  5. Dr  AT Atanda: Consensus Meeting on Immunohistochemistry of Breast Cancers, Abuja
  6. Dr  AT Atanda: Concensus Meeting on Immunohistochemistry of Lymphomas, Lagos
  7. Dr Alfa Sule: AGSM, Accra, Ghana
  8. Dr. Abdullahi Ahmad: Medical Ethics/ Revision course, UCH, Ibadan
  9. Dr.  Alfa Sule: Research Methodology, UCH, Ibadan
  10. Dr. Modu Kolomi, Research Methodology, LUTH, Lagos
  11. Dr.  Solomon Raphael: Research Methodology, LUTH, Lagos
  12. Dr. Adogu Ibrahim: Research Methodology, LUTH, Lagos
  13. Sani Abubakar: Quality Control in Lab. Services, Lagos & Abuja


  1. Umar AB, Ochicha O, Iliyasu Y. A pathologic review of ophthalmic tumours in Kano, Northern Nigeria. Niger J Basic ClinSci 2012; 9: 23-6
  2. Ochicha O. Gwarzo AK, Gwarzo D. Paediatric malignancies in Kano, northern Nigeria. World J Paed. 2012; 8(3):235-9
  3. Ochicha O, Mohammed AZ, Mohammed Z, Malami SA. Inflammatory cervical smears and infection in Kano. Nig J Basic Clin Sc. 2012 9(1):2-5
  4. IK Auwal, AT Atanda, M Aminu, EE Ella, J Tukur. Diagnostic Value of Conventional Cytology in Detecting Human Papillomavirus in Cervical Smears. Annals Tropical Pathol 2012; 3(1): 25 – 30
  5. Atanda AT, Umar AB. Clinical and Histological Features of Melanoma in adult Nigerians. WAJM 2012; 31(3): 149 -  153

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