SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Chin Akano Msc, MBBS, Jcptgp (UK)

It is our pleasure to introduce Dr.Chin Akano who will be pioneering our Health information section .

 

Dr Chin Akano hails from Nkwerre Town in Nkwerre LGA of Imo state. He obtained a bachelors degree of medicine and surgery (MBBS) from the University of Benin, Benin City Nigeria.

He did his one year housemanship at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital Port Harcourt.

Subquently he worked at the Ponyx Hospital, Port Harcourt as a resident doctor for several years before he relocated to the United Kingdom for further training.

He joined the Mid Glamorgan Psychiatry  Rotation training and also enrolled at the Cardiff University for an MSc in Psychiatry.

Subsequently he had post graduate training in General medical practice ( family medicine) and  qualified as an expert in that field of medicine.

He also undertook training as a medico-legal medicine and after qualification acted as a an expert witness and prepared several reports for the Royal Court of Justice for several years.

He  has worked as a self employed physician  as well as NHS employed hospital senior  clinician for several years.

He is also currently undertaking a MSc programme in Ultrasound diagnostics ( O&G) at the Cardiff University, UK.

He has attended about a hundred courses/seminars and conferences and have made several presentations.

Dr. Akano will also be available to answer our health questions. So, for those of us who drink Panadol for their “afo-ochi chi “, before you swallow the next tablet please ask if you are doing the right thing. It is said that knowledge is power. Often times we are misdiagnosed by quack doctors who have no training in the field they practice.  Life is too precious to be toiled with.  Please do not be shy to reach out for help at any time.

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