Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano Nigeria

Zaria Road, P.M.B 3452 Kano GSM: 0706 8297399, 0706 8297396 (Selfless Service to Humanity)


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The department of psychiatry is responsible for the training and development of undergraduate and postgraduate students in psychiatry and related fields. The department has continued to pursue strong training of staff and the provision of clinical services. The department is involved in the training of both undergraduate
and postgraduate students cutting across medicine, nursing, community health, physiotherapy, nutrition and dietetics, radiography and emergency nursing. It is also establishing a strong research presence in the hospital.

The unit is involved in the rehabilitation of client substance use disorder and other mental health challenges. The rehabilitation involves retraining in a particular trade, skills, professional advice on new trade or profession. The unit receive students from various schools for their entrepreneur training. The unit also produces three products:
1. REHAB® Air Freshener
2. REHAB® Liquid Soap
3. REHAB® Hand wash

Dr Auwal Sani Salihu 

Head of Department

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