The Management of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano (AKTH) has introduced a customized uniform for Laboratory and Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) of the hospital.
Dr. Kabir Abdulsalam, Consultant and Head of Department, Chemical Pathology and Immunology of the hospital and Bayero University Kano disclosed this and described the initiation of the uniform for staff as development that will reduce cross transmission of infection from staff to patients.
The Head of Department added that, the uniform is unique personal protective equipment (PPE) to each unit of the department, which includes two pairs of
amber colour, surgical scrubs and laboratory coats branded with staff name and AKTH logo.
Dr. Abdulsalam further said, the uniform will promote equity and quality of work among staff as there is no variation of fabrics nor rank/position. He thanked the Hospital Management for the provision of the uniforms.
Similarly, the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) of the hospital were provided with unique nurses scrubs and tops.