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Loveworld Incorporation advances healing ministry to nuclear medicine level…..Holds symposium to accelerate world class healthcare delivery    

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IBRAHIM QUADRI

Loveworld Incorporation is advancing its healing ministry with the introduction of nuclear medical aimed to position its medical centre to a world class as a multi-specialist hospital.

With the theme, “Evolving Role of Nuclear Medicine and Personalized & Precision Medicine,” the LMC held a symposium on Radionuclide therapy and Oncology on July 6, 2024 at the Loveworld Medical Centre, LMC, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos.

This Multi-Specialist hospital is borne out of ths the vision of our Founder, the President of Loveworld Inc, Rev Chris Oyakhilome, over his divine compassion that expressed through his Healing ministry which spans many decades and finds expression in the globally renowned Healing School.

The event was attended by some of the leading minds and practitioners in the field of nuclear medicine and oncology from around the globe.

The symposium has Dr. Deola Phillips, Executive Chairman, Loveworld Medical Centre, as chief host, with Dr. Anthony Oseghale, Chief Operating Officer, Loveworld Medical Centre, as host and Dr. Emeka Eze, Clinical Director, Loveworld Medical Centre and Chairman ISRT-Lagos 2024, as symposium chairman.

Recall that the LMC was inaugurated by the former Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and Rev. Chris Oyakhilome in December 2023 which eventually open to patients in January 2024.

The Medical Center boasts of an 80-bed inpatient capacity, with a majority of single rooms ensuring privacy.

The executive wing caters to high-profile patients, and state-of-the-art facilities which include a General Outpatient Department, emergency ambulance services, obstetrics and gynecology.

Others include fertility services, pediatrics, minimally invasive surgeries, dialysis services, ICU and HDU, radiology, and top-notch laboratory investigations.

While declaring the symposium open, the Executive Chairman LMC, Dr Philips said, “It is with great pleasure that I stand before you today at this International Symposium on Radionuclide Therapy & Oncology hosted by our prestigious Loveworld Medical Centre.

“Our commitment to excellence, coupled with our relentless pursuit of innovation, has propelled us in our mission to provide world-class healthcare services to our community and beyond.

“In the area of radionuclide therapy, we are poised to make significant strides. This cutting-edge treatment modality offers renewed hope to patients battling various forms of cancer, harnessing the power of radioactive isotopes to target and destroy cancerous or diseased cells with unprecedented precision. Our team of dedicated nuclear medicine physicians, radiologists, and medical physicists are on hand to provide clinical services with refined techniques, ensuring optimal outcomes for our patients.

“From the state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging to personalized treatment plans across multiple specialties, we strive to tailor each patient’s journey to their unique medical needs.

She added that the centre remains steadfast in its commitment to innovate and expand the capabilities to meet the evolving healthcare needs of diverse patient population by ensuring that community receives comprehensive and compassionate care close to home in line with LMC’s mantra “Advanced, Trusted, Wholesome, Care.”

In his speech, the Chief Operating Officer, Dr Anthony Oseghale, said: “We are gathered today to discuss the remarkable journey of the LoveWorld Medical Centre. I am filled with immense gratitude towards our esteemed founder and leader,

While appreciating the vision of the founder and President of LoveWorld Inc., Rev. Dr. Chris Oyakhilome, he noted that his efforts had made it possible for the Church to establish a prestigious institution like the LoveWorld Medical Centre.

He also thanked the Executive Chairman of the Board, Pastor Phillips and other board members of the Medical Center for championing the project and introducing a transformative change in the healthcare sector globally.

Dr Oseghale also said: “Our mission is to lead the healthcare industry with holistic, accessible, and best-in-class services. We are committed to delivering exceptional, compassionate care through innovation and technology, guided by our core values of excellence, teamwork, accountability, compassion, and trust.

“‘We will make you happy,’ is a commitment we strive to fulfill with every interaction, as reflected in the positive feedback from our patients.

“…we view each patient as a whole person, addressing every aspect of their being to achieve optimal health. We also extend our care to the families of our patients, recognizing the importance of their support.

“Our unique selling points include our spiritual advantage, with numerous healing miracles taking place at this very location through the ministry of Rev. Chris Oyakhilome. Our multidisciplinary approach ensures quick and accurate diagnoses, and our comprehensive in-house facilities offer all necessary medical services under one roof. We provide affordable, high-quality care, partnering with several HMOs to extend our services to those in need._

He stressed that the medical centre continued to seek improve systems and welcome feedback from patients and their families, saying “Our dedication to achieving excellent clinical outcomes has earned us referrals from various hospitals, including teaching hospitals in Lagos State.

“Our patients often share their positive experiences on social media, highlighting our compassionate care. We are proud to offer world-class medical services right here in Lagos, eliminating the need for medical tourism.

“Today, we are excited to introduce nuclear medicine, opening new opportunities for advanced medical care. The installation and commissioning of our Gamma camera mark a significant milestone, and we eagerly anticipate the benefits this technology will bring to our patients.”

The speakers at the symposium are Dr. Masha Maharaj, Nuclear Medicine Physician, Loveworld Medical Centre; Secretary, World Association of Radiopharmaceutical & Molecular Therapy (WARMTH); Prof. Knut Liepe, Head of Department, Nuclear Medicine, Klinikum Frankfurt (Oder), Prof. Mboyo-Di-Tamba Willy Vangu, Chief Specialist and Head of Nuclear Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital and Prof. Tamara Geliashvili, Head, Radionuclide Therapy Department, Research Institute of Clinical and Experimental Radiology, N.N. Blokhin NMRCO.

Others include Prof. Andrey A. Stanjevskii, Professor, Nuclear Medicine Department, Almazov National Medical Centre; Dr. Foluso Arewa, Chief Consultant Nuclear Medicine Physician, Radiation and Clinical Oncologist, National Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria and Mr. Adamu Abdul, Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA) Coordinator, South West Zonal Office, Lagos, Nigeria.

The organizers, in a statement signed by the COO of the Loveworld Medical Centre Dr. Anthony Oseghale, said: “the symposium aims to explore the latest advancements and innovations in nuclear medicine, particularly focusing on the growing impact of personalized and precision medicine in treating cancer and other health conditions.”

In his opening remarks, Clinical Director Loveworld Medical Centre and Chairman, ISRT [International Loveworld Medical Symposium on Radionuclide Therapy and Oncology, Dr. Emeka Eze, noted that the conference had brought together Nuclear Medicine Leaders, Physicians, Scientist, Healthcare Professionals and others interesting in advancements related to the opportunities in imaging, diagnosis and therapy featuring high quality scientific content, Networking, Evidence Based Fora, Q&A.

Dr Eze noted: “Our Clinical outcome is exceptional due to the robust committed multidisciplinary team of consultants, doctors, specialized nurses, technicians, robust lab and pharmacy.”

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