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Sign Language Interpreters Begin Work in Abuja Hospitals

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In a bid to increase and make sign-language interpretation service available within the health systems of Nigeria, Ipas with support from the Australian Aid has launched the free sign-language interpreters’ service in hospitals.

The service which will cater for the deaf kick-started on Monday 29th August, 2016.
According to the initiators, the free sign-language service will bridge the communication gap between the deaf clients and the health workers especially in Abuja and its environs.
Below are the contacts of Sign-language interpreters in Abuja:
1. University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada.
• Titi (08082533496 and 08066199286)
2. Kuje General Hospital, Kuje.
• Deborah(09083976788)
• Blessing Ini (08103816450)
3. Wuse General Hospital, Wuse.
• Patience(08114229969)
4. Maitama District Hospital, Maitama.
• Patience(08114229969)
5. Nyanya General Hospital , Nyanya.
• Segun temitope(07065656539 and  08189894888)
6. Lafiya Kyari Clinic and Maternity, Maraba 
• Segun temitope(07065656539 and 08189894888)
7. Kubwa General Hospital, Kubwa.
• Nneoma [08107066766)
8. Bwari General Hospital, Bwari.
• Nneoma(08107066766).
 
The initiative will be formally launched in the coming weeks but the service has begun.

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