About us


Team Leader Amb. Dr. Ugwu Ikechukwu Odo (MD, MB;BS, PGD-FM, MBA, MSC.)


Amb. Dr. Ugwu Iyke Odo holds an MB,BS degree from the University of Nigeria. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine from the National Post Graduate Medical College of Nigeria as well as a Masters degree in Business Administration and Masters of Science in Healthcare Management from the University of Port Harcourt Business School.
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He received several levels of training from the Saint Gregory’s Ultrasound Institute in Ibadan, Nigeria that accorded him the Makarso Accreditation in Ultrasonography.

Dr. Odo is a private investor in hospital and allied Healthcare Services. He owns and operates Meridian Hospitals Limited as its Group Medical Director. He also owns and operates Pyramids Diagnostic Services Limited as its Chairman/CEO. He is the Chairman/CEO Pyramid Integrated Services Limited. Dr Odo is the International President of Pilgrims Africa Health Foundation, a Nongovernmental Organization committed to health support campaigns in Nigeria through free medical missions, human capital development and social advocacy.

He is a professional with an eye for excellence and has an unwavering commitment to skill and business development as well as leadership. He believes in the future of the Nigerian Health System and is passionate about the drive for Universal Health Coverage as the vehicle for reversing the healthcare indices of Nigeria. He has numerous publications on Health and related contemporary leadership issues including:

  1. The Dangers That We Face: Being A Prism Perspective Of The Plight Of The Nigerian Doctor In Nigeria.
  2. Group Practice Among Nigerian Doctors: An Elusive Master Key.
  3. Managed Care: Strengthening Hospital Practice Through The Understanding Of Health Insurance Financing Model.
  4. Remaking The Nigerian Doctor And Rebuilding Our Health Sector: The Role Of The Private Doctor.
  5. Medical Entrepreneurship In Nigeria.
  6. Medical Tourism And Investment Options In Nigeria’s Healthcare System: The Role Of The Nigerian Medical Association And Other Stakeholders.
  7. Self Leadership.
  8. Redefining Excellence In Patient Care.
  9. The Private Health Sector In Nigeria: Surviving The Odds Of A Deprived Economy.
  10. Family Physicians: The Ideal Leaders And Managers In Healthcare Systems.
    And tens of others.

Dr. Odo is the National President of the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN). This is the umbrella body of Nigerian doctors in private practice. It is the largest organization of doctors in Nigeria as an affiliate of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), and Full Member of the World Organization of Family Doctors. He holds tens of awards including the award of World Ambassador for Peace, United Nations POLAC; Doctor of Science Honoris Causa, Commonwealth University; The African Leadership Excellence Award in Medicine, London, 2018; Nigerian Medical Association, Rivers State Roll of Honours Award; Distinguished Medical Practitioner (DMP), AGPMPN; The Nelson Mandela Life Achievers Merit Award; Ahmadu Bello Platinum Leadership Award; International Project Excellence Award by the American Project Management Professionals; Icon of Medical Renaissance by ECOWAS Youth Council, etc.

Dr. Odo is a family man. He is married to Mrs. Doris Odo, a management consultant with whom he has four children. Dr Odo is a mentor of men, a community leader and an astute entrepreneur.



Mr. Obinna Obi

Obinna Obi is the Hospital Administration/HR Manager of Meridian Hospitals, Port Harcourt .He is a professional management expert with more than 10 years experience. He also has diverse Administrative and Human Resource Management competence and experience that spans start-ups and established organizations. With extensive generalist experience working at both large and small firms, he is proficient in creating and implementing business policy, practices through the application of human resource strategy and work systems.
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He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Biochemistry from Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka .His passion for Leadership and business motivated him to pursue a career in Business Management at Cambridge Ruskin International College, Cambridge UK where he Obtained Pre Masters Certificate . He is an Alumni of Lord Ashcroft International Business School, Anglia Ruskin University, and Cambridge, United Kingdom where he obtained M.Sc in Human Resource Management. He is a Certified and Licensed HR practitioner and has attained various Professional Institutes with Professional Diploma in Human Resource Management. He is an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), UK, associate member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Member, Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators (IPMA).
As a seasoned facilitator, he has designed and delivered various business and professional training for various entrepreneurs across various industries. He is currently an Associate member of Nigeria Institute of Training and Development (NITAD). With his apt interest in Industrial Psychology and Organizational Effectiveness. He is currently developing a research for further studies and career progression on Ethics, Trust and Workplace Spirituality in Nigeria Private Sector.
He has attended various international training with Solidhire-Talent Management Solutions USA on work productivity.
He is currently and happily married with two lovely kids.


Clinical Director

Dr. Dan Omorogbe


Finance Manager

Mr. Isdore Opara (CPA, ACE, GNIM, ACA)

He is an Associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria, A Graduate Member Nigerian Institute of Management and Associate Institute of chartered Economists of Nigeria and Associate Certified Public Accountant of Nigeria. He holds Masters in Accounting, PGD in Financial Management and B.Sc.(ed) in Accounting.
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He is a Branch Coordinator of Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Nigeria, a season trainer and instructor, and a Director of De Pandora’s Accountancy Tutors.
He has over 12 years of experience spanning in Engineering/Construction Industry, Hospitality, Oil and Gas Downstream and Health Sector. He has wider exposure in Budget Planning, Financial Management, Operational Efficiency, Risk Management and Control, Audit and Compliance, Strategic Business Solution and other corporate services.
He has attended various training and development seminars in oil and gas downstream, finance and management, He is currently the Finance Manager of MERIDIAN HOSPITALS LIMITED.


Group Head, Internal Audit

Mr. Gabriel Irogbarachi

Gabriel is a multi-talented 1998 graduate of Business Administration (2.1) from the famous University of Lagos after obtaining a Diploma equivalent in Computer Programming from the same University in 1990. In 2000, he bagged an MBA in Marketing from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State. Gabriel has to his credit over 16years of Banking experience from the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Universal Trust Bank (UTB) Plc and the Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) Plc between 1985 and 2007.
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In an effort to expand his Career Background, Gabriel left commercial banking for the Nigerian Capital Market and joined Meristem Securities Limited (Stockbrokers), an Operator in the Nigerian Capital Market in July 2008 as the Head of Internal Control/Audit and also doubled as the Head of Admin.
As a result of head-hunt, Gabriel also had a 12 month stint at SHELTER MICROFINANCE BANK LTD between February 2012 and January 2013 as the Head, Internal Control & Audit. He single handedly established an effective Internal Control/Audit unit of the Bank. Between February 2013 and February 2015, Gabriel worked with the Heritage Capital Markets Limited (Stockbrokers) as a Senior Manager in charge of Compliance and Control. March 2015, Gabriel joined RIMA Growth Pathway Microfinance Bank Limited, as an Assistant General Manager, in charge of Internal Control & Risk Management of the Bank in Port-Harcourt (a subsidiary of the Rivers State Microfinance Agency – RIMA), an initiative of the Rivers State Government. Gabriel joined a Leading Private Hospital, MERIDIAN HOSPITALS LTD in October 2016 and is currently the Group Head, Internal Control & Audit also in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State. He has been actively involved in the following key areas: Internal Control, Compliance, Inspection (Internal Audit), Computer Audit, Risk Management & Control, Credit Risk Management, Bank Reconciliations, Consumer Banking, Human Resources, Administration, Procurement, Information Technology Support and Consultancy Services.
Gabriel is a Professional student of the Information Systems Audit & Control Association (ISACA) and the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).
He is happily married and blessed with four (4) children.


Administrator (Lagos)

Mrs. Onyinyechi Okoro

Mrs. Okoro Onyinyechi is the hospital branch administrator/marketing executive of Meridian hospitals annex .1, port Harcourt. She is a graduate of Applied Chemistry (B.sc) and a member Chemical Society of Nigeria. She has over 8years working experience in Administration / marketing having worked in the Oil & gas Sector as a major representative.


Quality Assurance Manager

Miss. Wofai Obonga

A certified Quality Patient Safety and QMS ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor. She is currently the quality assurance manager at MERIDIAN HOSPITAL Port Harcourt-a multi -specialist hospital. She is a member of the society for quality healthcare in Nigeria (SQHN). She previously has worked in a hospital as an innovation manager located in Lagos state and other industries. She has a cumulative experience of over 8 years in the health sector.
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She is a graduate of Human Anatomy, University of Calabar and a safety professional with the Institute of safety professionals Nigeria (ISPON).

She has attended various professional training that cut across hospital administration, general HSE and HSE supervision, quality management system, quality and patient safety (CIQPS) amongst others. She has over eight years working experience in the health industry and four years hands-on experience in the production, NGO and teaching industries. Some of her experiences include:

  • Working with internal and external parties to organize the various components needed to initiate, run and conclude major projects.
  • Coordinating projects schedules, and activities and tracks progress and result
  • Facility and personnel management
  • System audit
  • Data analysis for report system
  • Recruiting of new staff
  • Quality assurance/quality control checks
  • Organizing training on quality control
  • Approving funds for the general welfare of the domestic department
  • Inventory and stock taking
  • Scheduling yearly quality plan

She is passionate about quality assurance, quality control (QA/QC) in the health industry.



Manager, Business Development

Mr. Maxwell Ejikem

Maxwell Ejikem is a graduate of Accounting and Education from Imo State University Owerri. He also holds in view, a Masters’ degree in Education Management from University of Port-Harcourt. Maxwell is a member of Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) chartered.
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Max is the author of the book titled “The Youth and National Development”; a book that attracted the attentions/commendations of the Governors of Imo, Rivers and Bauchi states as well as other well meaning academics and people across Nigeria. An over ten years experienced Business Development Expert with a significant understanding of how business works. He has at different periods worked creditably for Unilever Nig. PLC and Multichoice Nigeria Ltd. Maxwell is currently the Business Development Manager of Meridian Hospitals Ltd where he has vigorously sustained the mandate to develop the Meridian Hospitals Business excellently. Amidst other great skills he has, he is self motivated and has quality business acumen; he is a problem solver, a team player and an effective communicator. Above all, he has integrity and is passionate for excellence.


Head Legal Department

Mrs. Akeemat Joju Nassar

Akeemat Nassar is a lawyer with vast legal and corporate experience spanning almost a decade especially in the Financial Services Sector. She is also a corporate/commercial solicitor registered as a Compliance Officer with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); functional in a multi-disciplinary consulting capacity in corporate and legal commercial transactions, trusteeship, real estate, mediation and secretarial duties.
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She holds a Bachelor of Law degree (Hons) of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and a Master of Law degree in Corporate and Commercial Law at the Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom. She is a member of the Nigeria Bar Association and commenced her working career as an Associate Counsel at Bolaji Ayorinde & Co. She also served in various capacities at Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc and Stanbic IBTC Pensions Ltd before joining Sterling Asset Management and Trustees Limited (SAMTL) where she rose to the position of Company Secretary and she is currently the Pioneer Head Legal Meridian hospital.


Managed Care Manager

Mr. Uwem Udofia

Mr Uwem Udofia is a trained Certified Medic /RN/RPN, Med. Psychology with over 23 years of experience.
He graduated from Akwa Ibom State School of Nursing, Ikot Ekpene in June 1996. He obtained his Post Basic Nursing at school of Psychiatric Nursing, Eket, Akwa Ibom State.
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He went further to obtain Diploma in Medical Psychology at Tropical Health Institute, Port Harcourt.
He joined Meridian hospital on March 28, 2003 and was designated the pioneer Hospital Supervisor.
He is a strong advocate of managed care practice with outstanding in-depth on National health insurance scheme and private health maintenance organization in Nigeria.
His vast knowledge in health maintenance organization put him on the radar of corporate initiative on health insurance resolution policies evaluation body, Rivers State HMO/Providers Forum.
He has a strong proactive involvement in the continuous improvement of the Managed Care system in diverse capacities. These have equipped him adequately with the skills to successfully manage HMO enrollees, NHIS enrollees, corporate and private clients. He is a dogged leader with altruistic persona in healthcare delivery system.

He received quality training from reputable Health and Safety Institutions ranging from construction safety, offshore safety, Emergency Rescue/ management, offshore survival evacuation, Advanced Life Support, Basic life support, Trauma life Support, Fire fighting and on-board Marine vessel safety training (STCW) at Advanced Resuscitation Academy
Port Harcourt; Maritime Academy Oron, Charkins Maritime Port Harcourt, Hamad Medical Training Center Doha, State of Qatar, Industrial Safety Supervision training, North Australia. Occupational health Safety Training Institute Lagos.

Delivery of Basic Advance Life Support
Initiation of emergency incidence command
Emergency Medical Response and Evacuation
Health counseling and Preventive Nursing Care
Inspection of health facility
Public presentation, training and social mobilization

Most Resourceful Managed Care coordinator
Axamansard Best Managed Care Coordinator -2018
CJJV Best Incident/ Evaluation HSE officer-2013
Best OPCO Hydrocarbon HSE officer-2012
Best staff of the award Meridian hospital-2005, 2006 and 2007


ICT Manager

Mr. Faleye Ayodeji Emmanuel

Faleye Ayodeji Emmanuel holds a BSc in Statistics from the University of Ilorin. He is a Certified Analytics Professional, competent, accurate and efficient statistician/Data Analyst. He gathers facts from figures as data and analyses the data for better performance. He has excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems.
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Expertise in Data Centre Management and Data Governance, Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation. He is a proficient Programmer, Database Administrator, excellent in Computer Desktop Publishing, Graphics Designing, and Website Designing, he worked in this capacity in JKK Electronic Test Company (ETC) and Immenso Media Technologies. He has over 10 years of experience in Data Management.
He is currently the ICT Manager of MERIDIAN HOSPITALS LIMITED, where he designs, develop, implement and coordinate systems, policies and procedures. Ensures security of data, network access and backup systems. Managing information technology and computer systems, Controlling and evaluating IT and electronic data operations. He also acts in alignment with user needs and system functionality to contribute to organizational policy.


P.A, Medical Director

Mr. Okon Ekpo

Mr. Okon EKPO has a long history and experience in his career that has established him as an immensely resourceful human and material manager. Passionate, deeply intelligent, multidisciplined in skill, multifaceted in his goal directed response to complex challenges and multitalented, he has brought unmatched skills to bear on various highly successful tight-schedule projects. He is extremely dependable.
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He joined the Meridian Team in 2011 as the Personal Assistant to the Medical Director of Meridian Hospitals. Owing to his hard work, selfless service, dedication and humility which are his core attributes, he was promoted within 12 months of resumption to the position of Secretary/Executive Assistant to the Group Medical Director/CEO of the hospital. He began his administrative career in 2008 as the pioneer Personal Secretary/Administrative Assistant to an erudite Professor of Physiology in the College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar.

Mr. Ekpo pioneered the establishment of a thriving health maintenance organization – Century Medicaid Services Limited as the Secretary to the Chairman/CEO. He is Secretary to the Chairman/CEO, Pyramids Integrated Services Limited; Secretary to the Chairman/CEO, Pyramid Diagnostic Services Limited – an allied medical diagnostic support outfit. He is also Secretary to the International President, Pilgrims Africa Health Foundation (an NGO) as well as Personal Secretary to the National President, Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN) – the most populous association of Nigerian private doctors.

He is a product of the prestigious University of Calabar, Calabar where he graduated in 2006/2007 set with Bachelors of Science (Honours) from the renowned Institute of Oceanography. He has attended several conferences, seminars and professional development trainings on customer service, leadership, management principles and operations both in the country and abroad including Department of Global Health E-Learning Program of the University of Washington where he was awarded certificates in Clinical Management of HIV and Leadership and Management in Health in June and December 2018 respectively. He has over the years contributed immensely to the growth and expansion of Meridian Hospitals.


Hospital Operations Coordinator

Dr. Abubakar Haruna (M.B.B.S)

A highly creative and innovative individual with cutting edge clinical skills and integrity. An industrious and dynamic young man with years of hard earned experience in medical and managerial skills. Goal getter, own positive initiative, analytic/numerical thinker.
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Enthusiastic, energetic, good leadership and organizational skill with good command of English language. Good working knowledge of current IT tools.
With ability to work in a cross cultural environment and as a team player.
Highly trainable and dedicated to saving lives.


Chief Matron

Mrs. Francisca Nzeako

She is a product of school of Midwifery Holy Rosary Maternity Hospital Onitsha, Anambra State where she had her registered midwifery certificate. Her zeal in medical profession made her to go in for her general nursing after some years of experience.
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She had her registered nursing certificate at school of nursing, our lady Lourdes hospital, Ihiala, Anambra state. After some years of experience, she went in for her public Health Certificate which she went to River state of science and technology Nkpolu Port Harcourt in 2008 – 2010(course 030)and she came out with upper credit as a registered public health officer, she at the same time had her two weeks training for Family Planning at PPF Moscow Road, P.H and her BLS certification is on the pipeline.


Nurses Matron

Mrs. Chinwendu Ohuche

She is certified registered nurse midwife with nursing and midwifery council of Nigeria, BNS and BLS certified. Currently the matron at meridian hospital Port Harcourt with over 12 years working experience in hospital setting.
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She has attended various professional training with vast knowledge in patient care and management roles.
Currently the head of;
-Special Care Baby Unit
-Intensive Care Unit
-Maternity Unit
-Theatre Unit
-PMTCT focal person
-EID focal person
-GBV focal person
Giving a standardized nursing care with patient safety in mind is her goal which she imbibe in all her


Head, Pharmacy

Mrs. Anna Zaccheus

Anna Zaccheus is a qualified, licensed Pharmacist and a Clinical Pharmacist with over 10 years of practical experience in her specialty. She graduated from the Prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in Kaduna State, Nigeria with Second Upper Division.
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Anna’s leadership career has progressed in parallel with her pharmaceutical oversight functions over the last 10 years.
In June 2014, Anna joined Meridian Hospitals Limited in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State where she currently functions as the Head of Pharmacy Division. She supervises over 14 other certificated pharmacists including Pharmacy Technicians.
Anna Zaccheus has received numerous commendations for hard-work in the course of her career life.
She has contributed immensely in her field of endeavour, and has groomed several pharmacy technicians and Industrial Trainees posted to the Hospital.
Anna lives in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State with her family and blessed with children.


Credit Manager

Mrs. Ozoani .I. Dominica

Ozoani Dominica Ifechukwude is a graduate of Industrial Chemistry from Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma. She also has a pgd in Business Studies and an MBA from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt. She possesses a diploma inHuman Resources Management and is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria. She has extensive experience in Banking Operations, Human Resources and Credit Administration and Control


Patient Advocate

Mr. Endurance Uwadiae

Endurance Uwadiae is a Customer Service Executive with over 5 years experience in the healthcare system. Based on his undwindling passion for patient satisfaction, he was made the Patients’Advocate, which further strengthened his drive to always see his patient/client satisfied.
He graduated from University of Benin, Benin City, in 2012, with a Bachelors Degree (B. Sc. Ed.) in Health Education.
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Endurance has attended lots of trainings in various professional management, and health and safety courses ranging from Healthcare Management, Customer Service/Relationship Management, Leadership/Communication Management, HSE 1&2, BLS, Project Management, etc.


Head, Medical Records

Mrs. Deborah George

She has over six years’ experience working as MRO/M&E/AC (Adherence Counselor), and implementation of Health Systems Strengthening of HIV/AIDS / TB projects. The scope of her experience includes documentation of patients’ data strengthening of M&E systems, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS, Care and treatment of pediatric and adult HIV supported site on the Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS), USAID funded project as an Assistant Technical Officer – M&E, where She coordinated the project monitoring and evaluation system, in addition to supervision of other medical record staff.
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Also served as a consultant for providing capacity building and skill transfer to Staff of Government-owned Public health facilities, Local Government and State Implementation teams, State Ministry of Health, State Agency for Control of TB/HIV/AIDs, and LACA to ensure implementation of high quality integrated HIV care and support activities in a bid to eliminate Mother to Child Transmission of HIV and stem the tide of Pediatric HIV infection through quality PMTCT service delivery. She works with facility and State M&E teams to ensure the use of appropriate reporting tools, preparation of high quality reports and support stakeholders in the use of evidence-based data for decision making. Working with stakeholders has greatly improved ownership and sustainability of quality service provision. Proficient in the use of monitoring and evaluation tools and data analysis platforms that include DHIS 2.0, Nigerian Health Management Information System (NHMIS), NNRIMS and LAMIS, She is excellent in the use of computer applications such as Microsoft Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint and statistical software packages such as Epi-Info and SPSS.

Core competencies in Analysing data, capacity building, project planning and implementation, monitoring and evaluation. excellent communication skills, report writing, documentation, leadership, organizational and stakeholder management skills. an effective team player with skills in the use of project data to drive results oriented program planning able to multi task effectively with little or no supervision, and pay attention to details.

Committed to excellence, and highly passionate about contributing to the achievement of organizational goals and making a difference.


Head, Pilot

Mr. Uka Noble

Uka Noble is an astute driver who maintains thorough and accurate knowledge of roads; he is efficient and accurate with proficiency for handling multiple deliveries, organized team player with valid license and clean driving records. He is also a responsible driver, punctual and reliable with accurate time management skills, chooses optimal routes consistent with delivery expectations, efficiency and traffic knowledge.
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Always operates with vehicle safely with service and efficient in mind, he has the following certifications to his credit:
1. Shell Petroleum Development Drivers permit
2. ADC Driving Certification
3. Trade test I &II
4. Senior Secondary Certification.

Uka Noble is trained and has experiences in Basic Life Saving Techniques, he manages and co-ordinates other drivers to maintain clean, neat and professional appearance both drivers and vehicles.


Head, Protocol

Mrs. Loveth Akai

Akai Loveth is a graduate of the University of portharcourt, BSc political science and Administrative studies.
She has over 5years experience in customer service relation and currently developing her skill professionally on Human Resource Management with Chartered Institute of Personnel Management(CIPM)


Head, Medical Laboratory Services

Mr. Okechi Owowo (BMLS (2.1), AMLSCN)

He is a medical laboratory scientist with a B. MLS degree (Chemical Pathology) from the prestigious University of Calabar, Nigeria.
He had his hands on hospital medical laboratory experience at F.M.C Umuahia and UATH Abuja. He has over 10 years cognate professional medical laboratory practice experience, including head/management of over three diagnostic facilities.
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He has exposure (Hands On) and certified training in molecular virology/diagnostics, MTB-DR molecular diagnostics, hospital biosafety/waste management, HIV (HCT/PMTCT) Counseling/Diagnostics/Management, blood safe and blood banking.

He is currently undergoing training in Assisted Reproductive Treatment (Embryology).

He is the Head/Manager, Medical Laboratory Services.


Head, Data Processing

Miss. Mariam Aminaho

Mariam Aminaho is meticulous administrative personnel, experienced in spreadsheet transcription, word processing and desktop publishing with strong organizational, technical and analytical skills. She is a result-oriented customer service professional with an excellent record of accomplishments in quality service delivery evidenced by customer satisfaction.
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She is a highly efficient individual with extensive experience in organizational leadership, has strong ability to multi-task and prioritize; organizes, trains and monitors team members.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Secretarial Studies from Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma and a Masters Degree in Educational Management from the University of Port Harcourt. Her passion for organizational management motivated her in undergoing trainings with the Smartly Institute Washington DC on Fundamentals of Business Management, Customer Service Management, Corporate Marketing and Ethics.


Head, Security

Mr. Clement Michael

Clement Michael is the Head of Security Department of Meridian Hospitals. He is a dedicated professional security officer with over 15 years’ experience spanning initial role as security officer and progressing into supervisory position as head of security department of Meridian Hospitals. He is a K – 9 and Soniac Security Limited trained and certified security officer for a combined period of one year.
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He is proficient with interrogation, diligent observer, work well in team environments, enforce regulatory compliance. He has previously worked as a hospital security officer in Atlantic Medical Centre located in Port Harcourt.

He holds SSCE and he has also attended various professional training on Public Safety and Security.

Some of his experiences include:

  • Managed staff schedule for all shift and minimize overtime costs.
  • Developed procedures for the emergency response and crisis management, physical security, information protection and incident management.
  • Evaluate and document employee performance and provide feedback.
  • Improved productivity by ensuring new officers understand all post order procedures and protocols.
  • Hands on experience with video surveillance software and monitoring properties for trespassing and suspicious activities.
  • Promoted safe work practice and response to emergency situation.
  • Maintained organization image, integrity and reputation.
  • Maintained accountability for keys in line with standard operating procedures for offices and apartments.
  • Cross-collaborated with various security agencies (e.g. Police), ensuring the safety of life and property.
  • Implemented periodic patrol to ascertain security status.
  • Proficient with the use of Walkie talkies and other communication equipment to stay in contact with security personnel.
    His philosophy is: SAFETY ALWAYS


Head, Front Desk

Miss. Nwamara Onyemere

Nwamara Onyemere holds a B.A degree in Linguistics and Communication Studies from Abia State University, Uturu. She is a certified Client Relations and Service Professional for about a decade across several industries.
Currently the Head of Department, Front Desk Unit, she coordinates and supervises the administrative operations of the unit according to the hospitals’ standards thereby creating a successful and hospitable experience for the patients.
Her areas of expertise include Customer Retention, Client Relations, Communication and Complaints Resolution.


Head, Radiology Department

Mr. Kingsley Isiwu

He studied Medical Radiography and Radiological Sciences at the university of Calabar, calabar, cross-river state.
He is currently the Chief Medical Radiographer/Sonographer of the Imaging department of meridian hospitals port Harcourt with over 8years of experience and expertise in various Imaging modalities. He holds specialty qualification in sonography from Nigeria Institute of Radiography, PG cert., in Computed Tomography.


Public Relation/Administrative Executive (Eye Centre )

Mrs. Lucy Dagogo

Dagogo Lucy is the Public Relation/Administrative Executive of the eye center of meridian hospitals, Port-Harcourt.
She an expert in Public Relations, a graduate of Sociology/Anthropology from Imo State University Owerri in 2002 with over 18 years of experience. She has attended several trainings and has excellent ways of projecting the organizational image and ensuring clients satisfaction


Coordinator/Counsellor (De Novo Fertility Unit)

Mrs. Ethna Onyedikachi Iwuchukwu

Iwuchukwu Ethna Onyedikachi is a wife, mother, Gospel minister and a Career woman. By God’ grace she strive daily to achieve excellence in all these areas without missing out in any.
Her quest to succeed in her career motivated her to study and acquired more knowledge in various health related fields.
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These include Nursing, midwifery, public health, post graduate diplomas (PGD) in hospital and Health services Administration, HIV Education/counselling and management, and master’s degree in public Health (MPH) all acquired in various institutions in Nigeria namely, Mater Misericordae Hospital Afikpo, Rivers State college of Health and science, Imo State university and National Open University of Nigeria respectively between 1987 to 2008. She has also been attending related seminars and workshops to improve her career performance one of which is on Basic Vaccinology in Accra Ghana.

Her career paths have been challenging yet interesting, consistent and fulfilling.

Her 30 years working experience cut across industries and hospitals some of which are direct patient care and others Administrative roles.

Some of the organisations she has worked for include: Harley clinics and maternity, Belhope plastics industry, Meridian Hospitals, First Rivers Hospital, and Save a Life Mission hospitals then back to Meridian hospitals all in Port Harcourt.
She has worked in various capacities both as a nurse/ midwife, industrial/ public health officer, Hospital Administrator and counsellor.

Presently she is the coordinator/ counsellor of De Novo Fertility Unit, Meridian Hospital Port Harcourt.


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