About University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH)

The University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) is one of the 3rd generation Teaching Hospitals established by law in 1985 via Decree No. 10 of 1985, though it commenced operation in 1980. The mandates (statutory functions) of the hospital are:
 
To train and develop health manpower for the country especially in the catchment population of the Niger Delta region.
To provide and render specialized (tertiary) health services to the Nigerian populace.
To engage in health and medical research for the expansion of the frontiers of knowledge and practice of medicine.
 
University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital is managed through a three-tier managerial system consisting - the Board of Management, Hospital Management Committee (HMC) and the Departments. Nearly 200,000 patients are seen annually in both outpatient and inpatient settings, as well as over 3000 surgical operations a year. Average bed occupancy rate in 12 months has risen above 70%. Besides offering medical services, the hospital tends to provide clinical education and training to students, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. Over the years, many research activities and results from its organized units have appeared on several major national and international medical and scientific journals
 
Phone +234-8033129810, +234-8033123332, +234-8033246256, +234-80234172218
 

Email: info@upth.org

Website: www.upth.org/

Office Address: P.M.B 6173, Port Harcourt, Rivers state, Nigeria

Nigerians to Pay More in Teaching Hospitals Nationwide

On 27/Jan/2017

If the current lobby by the Committee of Chief Medical Directors (CMDs) with the Federal Ministry of Health sails through, Nigerians may pay more for treatment in teaching hospitals nationwide.   Cost of runni[...]

University of Portharcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) Doctors Resume 2 Months Suspended Strike

On 16/Dec/2016

The National Association of Resident Doctors, the University of Port Harcourt branch is set to resume their strike action which was suspended two months ago.   The signal emerged after the Residents Doctors st[...]

UPTH Resident Doctors Suspend Strike

On 21/Oct/2016

…Management applauds Health Minister’s intervention during the crisis   Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) branch has suspended ten weeks st[...]

University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital Doctors Protest Poor Funding

On 13/Oct/2016

RESIDENT doctors at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital took to the streets on Wednesday, demanding for the resolution of the problems that forced them to embark on strike since August 3, 2016.  [...]

University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital School of Health Information Management Choba Admissions

On 24/Apr/2015

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University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital Admission for Community Health Officers Training Programme

On 24/Apr/2015

UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT TEACHING HOSPITAL COMMUNITY HEALTH OFFICERS TRAINING PROGRAMME 2015/2016 ADMISSION   Applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates for admission into (two) years commu[...]

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