The CMD, Professor A.W.O. Olatinwo wishes all members of staff a happy and prosperous New Year 2012.





































The Office of the Chief Medical Director is the seat of the Chief Executive Officer of the Hospital. In line with the Act establishing the Hospital, the Chief Medial Director is charged with the responsibility of the execution of policies matters affecting the day to day management of the Hospital. He is also the Accounting officer of the Institution. To facilitate the performance of the assigned duties, he is a member of the Management Board, Chairman Top Management Committee, Directors among others. He is assisted by two Directors i.e. Director of Clinical Affairs and Training (Chairman MAC), Director of Administration and other Principal Officers of the Hospital.

The Hospital formally came into existence on 2nd May, 1980. Listed below are Chief Medical Directors of the Hospital since inception:-       





Prof. A. W. O. Olatinwo

18th March, 2010 – To date


Prof. S. A. Kuranga

6th November, 2001 – 5th  November, 2009


Prof. Olurotimi Fakeye

21st January, 1994 – 5th November, 2001


Prof. Taiwo Daramola

1st August, 1985 – 19th  January, 1994


Prof. Olanipekun Alausa

1st February, 1985 – 6th  May, 1985   


Prof. Olukayode Ogunremi

1st August, 1984 – 31st  January, 1985


Prof. Adeoye  Adeniyi

2nd May, 1980 – 1st July, 1984


On assumption of office of the present Chief Medical Director, the watchwords of the administration were Discipline, Service, Sacrifice and Integrity with a one point agenda of TOTAL QUALITY HEALTH CARE THAT GURANTEES PATIENTS SATISFACTION. To achieve this, action plan focused on:

(a)   Complete movement to the Permanent Site

(b)   Improved Clinical Services.

(c)   Improved Staff welfare, training and motivation.

(d)   Better support services- Water, Power, and Information Technology.

(e)   Improved Public-Public and Public–Private Partnership.

Taking the above into consideration, major achievements recorded after one year in office of the Chief Medical Director included among others:-

(i)    Approval and connection to a 33KVA line by PHCN for the Hospital as well decentralisation of power

       supply by the generators after their rehabilitation.

(ii)   Approval to connect to municipal water supply at Oke-Ose reservoir.

(iii)  Commencement of electronic registration and discharge summary of patients.

(iv)  Establishment of Telemedicine Unit and Hospital web site – www.uith.org

(v)  Accreditation of Clinical Departments in previously failed exercise.

(vi)  Hosting of National and International Conferences.

(vii) International Collaboration for skill exchange capacity building e.g. the Hospital successfully hosted Orbis

       International – Flying Eye Hospital.

(viii) Complete movement of all Clinical Departments to the Permanent Site.

(ix)   Sponsorship of staff for training within and outside the country.

(x)    Provision of the state of Art equipment, beddings and ward furniture.

(xi)   Strengthening of Servicom Unit with the establishment of Servi-watch.




Office of the Chief Medical Director