Hospitals in Jos, Nigeria

Jos is the main city in central Nigeria and is the capital of Plateau State. Jos is a city with a high population density. It used to be a renowned trading and mining center. The town is located at an altitude of 1200 meters above sea level, so Jos enjoys a pleasant temperate climate with lower temperatures, making it a desirable location. In general, health care in Jos is in a developing phase and only a few hospitals here offer medical care of an international standard. There are good hospitals in both the private and public sectors. These hospitals provide service from English speaking staff.

This is a brief overview of some of the better hospitals in Jos.

ECWA Gospel Hospital

The leading modern hospital in Jos is ECWA Gospel Hospital, located in the heart of the city. This 150-bed private sector general hospital was established by SIM in 1959, but is currently operated by Evangelical Churches Winning All (ECWA). The hospital is now affiliated with Bingham University. It’s officially the Bingham University Teaching Hospital since 2009, but everyone still calls it Evangel Hospital, including their website. Today, this technically advanced hospital with all modern medical facilities and state-of-the-art medical equipment provides effective and comprehensive diagnostic, medical and surgical service at an affordable price for patients.

Patients find a warm and caring environment in this service-oriented center where each patient is treated by expert doctors and experienced nurses. ECWA Evangel Hospital provides comprehensive care in all major branches including Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, Ophthalmology, ENT, Obstetrics and Gynecology and has added many new specialty areas to their medical service.

The hospital has established the Spring of Life center which provides comprehensive HIV/AIDS care. This is also a famous medical training and research center and their GP training which started in 1982 has gained a wide reputation. Evangel Hospital is also an accredited center for the Pan African Academy of Christian Surgeons (PAACS) and also trains GPs from abroad who attend this center. Phone: +234-73-452-697

University Hospital Jos

Jos University Academic Hospital is another sought-after hospital and a leading teaching hospital in Jos. This 550-bed referral hospital offers high-quality healthcare in all major departments at an affordable price. This teaching hospital is operated by the state government. JUTH has a separate physiotherapy center, a modern pharmacy and blood bank facilities. The hospital provides a wide range of primary, secondary and tertiary medical care to the people employing a dedicated team of doctors and support staff. JUTH is the famous medical training and research institution in the Plateau State of Nigeria, which offers medical training at the postgraduate level. Their School of Nursing also attracts many students. Phone: 073-455038 or 454172

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Adoose Specialized Hospital

Adoose Specialist Hospital is a modern hospital in Jos, located at 25, Ibrahim Dasuki Street, Jos North, Plateau State. The hospital is known for its state-of-the-art facilities, modern diagnostic and surgical equipment, excellent service from leading physicians and patient-centered approach. Adoose Hospital has well-equipped departments in various disciplines such as Medicine, ENT, Gynaecology, Surgery, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Radiology, Neurology etc. The other facilities offered by Adoose Specialist Hospital include the medical Intensive Care Unit with specialties in Neurosurgery, Pediatrics , neonatal and cardiac. It also has a 24-hour pharmacy, telemedicine and a 24/7 pediatric emergency room. Major health insurance policies are accepted.

Adoose Specialist Hospital is a prominent member of the Medical Council of Nigeria. The day and night emergency service with all modern facilities is another key feature of this hospital, including the air ambulance service with the latest cardiac life support systems maintained by emergency medical teams, in collaboration with Global Air Rescue, a well-known group in Africa. Phone: 073 458691