Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH) is a tertiary healthcare institution located in Sokoto, Nigeria. It serves as both a teaching hospital for Usmanu Danfodiyo University and a referral center for patients in Sokoto and surrounding states. The hospital provides a wide range of medical services, including primary, secondary, and tertiary care across various specialties such as internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, ophthalmology, and more.

UDUTH also plays a vital role in medical education and research, offering training programs for medical students, resident doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. It aims to contribute to healthcare delivery, research, and education in Nigeria and beyond.


“To be a leading center of excellence in healthcare delivery, medical education, and research, providing innovative and compassionate care to our community and beyond.”


“Our mission is to provide high-quality, patient-centered healthcare services through a multidisciplinary approach, while training the next generation of healthcare professionals and advancing medical knowledge through research and innovation.”

Core Values

  • Excellence: Striving for the highest standards of quality in all aspects of patient care, education, and research.
  • Compassion: Demonstrating empathy, respect, and kindness in all interactions with patients, families, and colleagues.
  • Integrity: Upholding ethical principles, honesty, and transparency in our actions and decisions.
  • Collaboration: Fostering teamwork, cooperation, and mutual respect among healthcare professionals to achieve common goals.
  • Innovation: Embracing creativity and continuous improvement to enhance healthcare delivery, education, and research.
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Valuing and respecting the diversity of patients, staff, and communities we serve, and promoting equity in healthcare access and outcomes.


  • Primary Care: Routine medical services for preventive care, screenings, and management of common health conditions.
  • Specialized Care: Diagnosis and treatment for complex medical conditions across various specialties, including surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, etc.
  • Emergency Care: 24/7 emergency services for immediate medical attention and stabilization of critical conditions.
  • Diagnostic Services: Imaging (X-ray, MRI, CT scan), laboratory tests, and other diagnostic procedures to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
  • Rehabilitation Services: Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other rehabilitation programs to help patients recover and regain functional independence.
  • Community Outreach: Health education, preventive care initiatives, and community health programs to promote wellness and improve healthcare access in underserved areas.