Dr Taiwo Hassan has been confirmed as the Medical Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Ebute-Metta Comprehensive Health Centre, Ebute-Metta, Lagos.
THE IMPACT gathered that the former Deputy Medical Director, Ikorodu General Hospital, Ikorodu, received his letter of appointment on Tuesday ,August 20,2019,and will resume at his new duty post tomorrow, Monday, August 26.
Hassan , who is a Prince in Ipakodo in Ikorodu Division, was promoted to the post of Chief Medical Officer, Grade Level 17 ,on June 2019.
The medical doctor ,who is also a community developer , returned to State’s service in January 2011 as Principal Medical Officer II, GL 15 ,and later , Principal Medical Officer I, GL 16 , between August 2016 and June 2019.
Dr Hassan became Deputy Medical Director in December 2016 at the Ikorodu General Hospital, Ikorodu. He was also the Director of Clinical Services, Head of Department, Medicine and Director, Service Delivery at the Ikorodu General Hospital.
He was a Chief Medical Officer (July 2005 – Dec 2010) at Ogun – Osun, River Basin Development Authority, Nigeria, where he spent about 7 years.
He attended James Lind Institute (JLI) India July 2017 – Dec 2018, CRA Training Institute, Houston Texas, U.S.A 2015 – Dec 2016, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State 1986 – 1995, Baptist Academy, Obanikoro, Lagos (A Levels) 1985 – 1986, Ipakodo Grammar School, Ipakodo, Ikorodu, Lagos State 1980 – 1985, Local Government Primary School, Ipakodo, Ikorodu, Lagos State 1977 – 1979 and Mate Nursery and Primary School, Ketu, Lagos State 1975 – 1977.
He acquired several qualifications which includes APG Diploma in Health Care and Hospital Management Dec 2018, CRA Professional Certificate Dec 2016, CDM Professional Certificate Sept 2015, M.B.CH.B, Ife 1995, West African School Certificate 1985 and First School Leaving Certificate 1980.
As a thorough bred professional, Dr Hassan also acquired Certifications in numerous medical fields like Health Leadership Academy (HLA) 2018,(Patient Centred Care Certificate of Completion), Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider 2013 ,(Certificate Course Professional) and Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) 2006 (Associate Member).
He has attended several seminars within and outside the country and has also received many academics, community and professional awards.
He is a member of the prestigious Oriwu Club ,Ikorodu,and a foremost development platform, Ikorodu Division Resource Development Group among others.