Supporting Non-Profit based healthcare at Niger Foundation Hospital

18th May, 2019 | News

Niger Foundation Hospital (NFH) is a non-profit institution that has been set up to offer good quality medical care to the general public with a focus on the inhabitants of the South-eastern part of Nigeria. The project is meant to make a tangible contribution to the healthcare system in the Southeast which – like many other parts of the country has for some time now suffered from poor healthcare facilities.

To enable its mission of offering quality and affordable medical care to the public, Niger Foundation Hospital partnered with ISN Products (Nig.) Ltd. to provide some of the most comprehensive clinical chemistry, immunology and haematology testing capabilities in the SouthEast. With the Roche COBAS c 111 auto-analyser, Niger Foundation is able to run up to 50 samples a day and perform clinical chemistry, electrolyte, and homogenous immunoassay testing. Some of the routine tests performed on the COBAS c 111 auto-analyser include: Bilirubin – Total & Direct; Creatinine; Total Proteins; Urea; Uric Acid; Glucose; HbA1c; Alkaline Phosphatase; ALT/GPT; AST/GOT; GGT; Cholesterol – Total; HDL Cholesterol; and Triglycerides.

With the Roche COBAS c 111 auto-analyser, Niger Foundation is able to run up to 50 samples a day and perform clinical chemistry, electrolyte, and homogenous immunoassay testing. Some of the routine tests performed on the COBAS c 111 auto-analyser include: Bilirubin – Total & Direct; Creatinine; Total Proteins; Urea; Uric Acid; Glucose; HbA1c; Alkaline Phosphatase; ALT/GPT; AST/GOT; GGT; Cholesterol – Total; HDL Cholesterol; and Triglycerides.

Some of the routine tests performed on the COBAS c 111 auto-analyser include: Bilirubin – Total & Direct; Creatinine; Total Proteins; Urea; Uric Acid; Glucose; HbA1c; Alkaline Phosphatase; ALT/GPT; AST/GOT; GGT; Cholesterol – Total; HDL Cholesterol; and Triglycerides.

Other non-routine assays performed include: Albumin, Bicarbonates, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium Phosphorus, Amylase, Pancreatic Amylase, Lipase, C-Reactive Protein, LDL Cholesterol, Micro-albumin, CK-MB, D-Dimer, Lactate, LDH etc. In addition to it the c 111, Niger Foundation Hospital also utilizes the Roche COBAS e411 immunoassay analyzer for routine and rare immunoassay testing. With the e411, Niger Foundation Hospital runs a host of immunology tests including for Thyroid Function, Cardiac, Maternal Care, Tumor markers, Critical Care, Infectious Diseases, and Bone Markers. With a test throughput of 88 tests per hour, the e411 robust capabilities make it an excellent fit for the Hospital’s needs.

For patients needing full blood count analysis, Niger Foundation utilizes the rugged and dependable BC-5300 five-part haematology analyser from Mindray. With only 20 uL of blood for CBC + DIFF testing, patients are able to get a full five-part report in 1 minute and can run 60 samples per hour. ISN continues to work with Niger Foundation hospital to continually improve the effectiveness and efficiency of its laboratory capabilities by hosting continuous improvement seminars and training.

In addition to it the c 111, Niger Foundation Hospital also utilizes the Roche COBAS e411 immunoassay analyzer for routine and rare immunoassay testing. With the e411, Niger Foundation Hospital runs a host of immunology tests including for Thyroid Function, Cardiac, Maternal Care, Tumor markers, Critical Care, Infectious Diseases, and Bone Markers. With a test throughput of 88 tests per hour, the e411 robust capabilities make it an excellent fit for the Hospital’s needs. For patients needing full blood count analysis, Niger Foundation utilizes the rugged and dependable BC-5300 five-part hematology analyser from Mindray. With only 20 uL of blood for CBC + DIFF testing, patients are able to get a full five-part report in 1 minute and can run 60 samples per hour.

ISN continues to work with Niger Foundation hospital to continually improve the effectiveness and efficiency of its laboratory capabilities by hosting continuous improvement seminars and training.

ISN remains a reliable partner in our mission to provide good quality and affordable healthcare services to our patients. – Mr. Ito Diejomaoh, Hospital Director, Niger Foundation Hospital Enugu.

For over 30 years, ISN has been one of the leading distributors of medical diagnostics products in Nigeria. Our business model is built around high-quality instruments from world-class manufacturers, unmatched technical services from our highly trained biomedical engineers and applications specialists, and wide availability of supporting reagents and consumables.

Our current product portfolio includes Clinical Chemistry and Immunoassay Auto-Analysers from Roche Diagnostics; Haematology Auto-Analysers, Ultrasound machines, and Patient Monitors from Mindray International; Rapid Tests and ELISA kits from CTK Biotech; and Lab Water systems from Merck Millipore. ISN also provides diabetes management products and services, cold chain logistics solutions, and laboratory advisory services.

Get in touch with ISN Products (Nig.) Ltd. today at contact@isnmedical.com and see how we can help transform your laboratory to meet your immediate challenges.

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