Dana Celebrates LUTH @ 50

20th November 2012

Lagos, November 20th, 2012 ­– In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Lagos Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Dana Drugs Limited has donated a brand new 14 seater bus to the management of the hospital to support its mission of caring or the sick.

Kishin Murjani, Chief Operating Officer of Dana Drugs, who presented the bus, said “LUTH, as a foremost tertiary hospital, has been providing excellent services of international standard in patient care, training and research for 50 years. We appreciate the immense contributions of this great institution to the health and well-being of Nigerians, and are pleased to support your efforts.”

The Director of Administration of the hospital, Ayo Olagunju, while receiving the donation, expressed appreciation to the management of Dana Drugs for the kind gesture. He said, ” We have enjoyed a very cordial relationship with Dana for many years now and recall, with thanks, that the company had made a similar donation of an ambulance a few years back. We are grateful for yet another significant donation and look forward to your continued support.”

“Our focus is to reposition and replan our facilities, so as to promote the delivery of quality health services that are relevant to the needs of society in a cost effective manner, so that the Nigerian Public will appreciate the contributions of this instituion”. Olagunju reiterated.
From a humble beginning of 330 beds, LUTH today, is the largest Teaching Hospital in Nigeria with 761 beds and with the College of Medicine of the University of lagos in the training of hundreds of Medical, Dental, Pharmacy and other Science Students. The hospital has produced of thousands of Nurses, Labpratory Technologists, Health Records Officers and Para-Medical Cadres.

Backed by nationwide networks of branches together with a large fleet of distribution vans, Dana Drugs Limited has established itself as a major player in the pharmaceutical trade with a variety of quality products which have become brand leaders in their segment today.