Health Services


The Health Services Department was set up to take care of the health needs of the members of the University Community. These health need are bound to arise in the setting of a large population. The Health Services Department ensures a healthy population for maximum productivity.
The Department also operates Sickbays at the Faculty of Law and College of Health Sciences Campuses to provide first aid and attend to emergency cases. More severe cases are referred to Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, which is about 30 minutes drive from the Main Campus


To be Centre of Excellence for Primary and Secondary Health Care Delivery.


To render promotive, preventive and curative Health Care Services to ensure a healthy University Community.

Major units and their activities
S/N Units Function(s)
1 Medical Treatment of acute and chronic diseases, counselling, preventive and health promotive activities, Advocacy and surgical intervention.
2 Nursing Out and Inpatient care- vital signs, drug administration, wound dressing
3 Laboratory Haematological and chemical pathological investigations
4 Radiology X Ray services.
5 Pharmacy Stocking and dispensing of drugs and consumables
6 Records (Information management) Data generation, storage and retrieval
7 Environmental health Fumigation, desludgment of septic tanks and inspection
8 Administration Routine Office Management

Dr. K. Onu – Medical Director

S/N Heads Units
1. Matron Braye okoagwa(RN, RM, Dip PHN) Nursing
2. Mr Nathen Adokiye(B Sc, PGD, M Sc) Laboratory
3. Miss Blessing Bogonyu (ND Medical Imaging) Radiology
4. Pharm. Tamarabrakemi Okoriye (B. Pharm) Pharmacy
5. Mr Ojojo Wahihi (HND Health Record & Info. Mgt) Records
6. Mr Ewili Azibanator (HND, M Sc) Environmental health
7. Ebiyeila Okosika (BA) Administration

Registry Statutory Boards


Medical Board

This determines the capability of staff to continue work

S/N Name Position
1 Dr. K. Onu Chairman
2 Dr B Angalabirioei Member
3 Matron Braye Okoagwa Member
4 Registrar’s Rep Secretary

Medical Advisory Board

This addresses health issues, advises staff and management on best global best practices.

S/N Name Position
1 Prof. B.G.Fente Chairman
2 Dr. E.T.Omu Member
3 Mr Ingezi Idonii Member
4 Matron Braye Okoagwa Member
5 Registrar’s Rep Secretary

Resources of the Health Services Departments

S/N Manpower Personal Quantity
1 Doctors 4
2 Nurses 15
3 Senior Nursing Assistants 9
4 Higher Nursing Assistants 2
5 Senior ward maids 10
6 Higher ward maids 7
7 Pharmacist 1
8 Principal pharmacy technicians 1
9 Higher pharmacy technician 1
10 Senior pharmacy technician 2
11 Senior medical record officer 1
12 Higher medical record technicians 3
13 Senior medical record technician 1
14 Senior medical record Assistants 5
15 Principal Technologist 1
16 Senior medical Laboratory technician 1
17 Senior lab assistant 2
18 Radiographer 1
19 Environmental health officer 1
20 Higher Launderers Assistant 6
21 Higher Executive officers 2
22 Assistant Executive officers 2
23 Office assistants 2
24 Drivers 2
S/N Equipment Quantity
1 Xray machine 1
2 ECG machine 1
3 Functional theatre 1
4 Patient monitor 1
5 Ambulances 2
6 Nebulizer 1
7 Oxygen concentrators 1
8 Laboratory for basic investigations 1
9 Essential drugs in the pharmacy 1

Health Services Department
Sick Bay, Main Campus,
Niger Delta University,
PMB 007,
Wilberforce Island,
Bayelsa State, Nigeria.