The University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) is a tertiary healthcare institution located in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. It serves as a teaching hospital for the University of Ilorin’s medical school and provides comprehensive healthcare services to patients in Ilorin and its surrounding regions.

Some Key Aspects of UITH

Medical Education: UITH plays a crucial role in medical education, providing training for medical students, resident doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate medical programs, including residency training across various specialties.

Clinical Services: The hospital offers a wide range of clinical services covering various medical specialties and subspecialties. These include internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, ophthalmology, radiology, dermatology, orthopedics, and more.

Research and Innovation: UITH is involved in medical research aimed at advancing healthcare knowledge and improving patient care. Through research initiatives, the hospital contributes to the development of new treatments, diagnostic techniques, and healthcare practices.

Community Outreach:  UITH engages in community health programs and outreach initiatives to promote health education, disease prevention, and wellness in the local community. These programs may include health screenings, vaccination campaigns, and public health awareness campaigns.

Facilities and Infrastructure:  The hospital is equipped with modern medical facilities and infrastructure to support its clinical, educational, and research activities. This includes state-of-the-art medical equipment, diagnostic laboratories, operating theaters, intensive care units, and outpatient clinics.

Overall, UITH plays a vital role in the healthcare landscape of Kwara State and Nigeria as a whole, serving as a center for medical education, research, and healthcare delivery.


To transform University of llorin Teaching Hospital to be the hub of quality and standard healthcare service delivery in Africa by the year 2019, a player in the delivery of quality healthcare service globally and expand the frontiers of the hospital in healthcare delivery by the year 2021.


This is to be attained through provision of quality and standard healthcare delivery that is second to none in Africa by the year 2019, and one of the global healthcare service institutions by the year 2021 regardless of clients statuses or creeds through quality researches, training (capacity building, manpower development and staff motivation) and services.

  • Creation of industrial harmony in the hospital among health unions, stakeholders, as well as bolstering of staff dedication to duty
  • Providing high degrees of service satisfaction to our clients as well as job satisfaction to staff
  • Partnering locally, nationally and internationally with reputable organizations (through PPP)
  • Attracting funds from entrepreneurs and stakeholders of high repute; Operation of clients-centred administration where the clients are KINGS
  • Deployment of state-of-the art, hi-tech equipment’s for the management (diagnoses, treatments & follow-ups) of clients, to create a WORLD CLASS HEALTH INSTITUTION.


The University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) provides a wide range of medical services across various specialties to meet the healthcare needs of its patients. Here are some of the services offered by UITH:

Primary Healthcare Services:  Routine medical care for preventive health measures, health screenings, and management of common health conditions.

 Specialized Medical Care: Diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of medical specialties, including but not limited to:

  •  Internal Medicine
  •  Surgery (General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, etc.)
  •  Obstetrics and Gynecology
  •  Pediatrics
  •  Psychiatry
  •  Dermatology
  •  Ophthalmology
  •  Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Care
  •  Dental Care

 Emergency Services: 24/7 emergency medical care for immediate attention and stabilization of critical conditions, including trauma, acute medical emergencies, and obstetric emergencies.

 Diagnostic Services:  Advanced diagnostic services to aid in the diagnosis and management of diseases, including:

  • Radiology (X-rays, MRI, CT scans, ultrasound)
  • Laboratory Testing (Blood tests, urine tests, microbiology, pathology)
  • Nuclear Medicine

Rehabilitation Services: Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy for patients recovering from illness, injury, or surgery to regain function and improve quality of life.

Specialized Clinics: Outpatient clinics for specialized medical care and follow-up visits, including diabetes clinics, hypertension clinics, antenatal clinics, pediatric clinics, and more.

Surgical Services: Surgical interventions for various conditions, including elective and emergency surgeries, minimally invasive procedures, and complex surgeries requiring specialized expertise.

Cancer Care: Diagnosis, treatment, and management of cancer, including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and supportive care services.

These are just some of the services offered by UITH.

The hospital aims to provide comprehensive, patient-centered care across the continuum of health and wellness, from prevention and diagnosis to treatment and rehabilitation.

Clinical services departments

  • Anaesthesia
  • Behavioural Sciences
  • Chemical Pathology & Immunology
  • Ear, Nose &Throat
  • Epid &Community Health
  • Family Medicine
  • Health Information Management
  • Haematology &Blood Transfusion
  • Internal Medicine
  • Microbiology &Parasitology
  • Morbid Anatomy & Pathology
  • Medical Social Services
  • Nursing Services
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pharmacy
  • Pediatrics & Child Health
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiology
  • Surgery
  • Nutrition & Dietetics

Special Facilities

  • VIP Ward : It is a ward with, exclusive and luxuriously furnished private rooms with dedicated facilities, staff and unique procedures.
  • Amenity ward within the VIP Ward : For the comfort of the higher & middle income clients requiring in-patient care during pregnancy
  • Family Executive Care Unit (FECU): This is Retainership facility for family & corporate organizations.
  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU): It is a specialized hospital facility where critically ill-patients are treated. The UITH ICU has ventilators, constant Oxygen, monitors and specially trained team of ICU experts.
  • Accident & Emergency Unit (A&E): It is the most strategically located Emergency Unit between ABUTH, Zaria and UCH, Ibadan i.e. the North & the South. It offers a wide range of medical and surgical interventions.
  • Emergency Pediatric Unit (EPU)
  •  Renal Care Centre: It is equipped with 3 dialysis machines and possessing one of the latest technologies in Hemodialysis.
  • Cardia Pulmonary Assessment Unit: Equipped with Echocardiography, treadmill, ECG and spirometry.
  • Fetal Monitoring Unit: Based in the labour and delivery Unit and fitted with Ultra sound machine and cardiotocograph which allows for foetal assessment in pregnancy.
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU): It is a level Iib type of NICU and it operates on the basis of appropriate technology. UITH NICU has pioneered many innovative equipment in the care of the newborn. Pre-term babies from 700 grams are conveniently managed in this unit.
  • Establishment of Fertility Centre (IVF): The Unit is establishment with the Primary aim of providing succor to couple having challenges with conception. The Unit will provide services such as intrauterine, Invitro fertilization (IVF) intracytoplamic soerin hyection (ICSI) cryopreservation of semen, cryopreservation of Embryo, semen analysis, Laparascopic surgery and Endocrinological Analysis, amongst others.
  • Trauma Centre: A philanthropist and legal luminary, Mallam Yusuf Alli recently donated a Trauma centre to the hospital. The centre which is a 10 bedded Trauma centre equipped with (2) two ventilators and individual patient Monitors, was Commissioned on September 21st, 2012 and it became operational on November 4th, 2012. The centre has been well utilized for critical Trauma and Neo surgical cases.