Medical Care

Always keep your medication in its original packaging to avoid any misunderstandings at border controls when arriving in Abuja. It may be worth keeping a card in your wallet with your personal medical details, such as any medical conditions, your blood type and who is responsible for any medical costs. If you wear glasses, it is also a good idea to bring a copy of your eyesight prescription in case you need to buy new glasses during your stay.

ST FRANCOIS MEDICAL CENTRE

Several doctors including a pediatrician, Dr Nadia.

Facilities for X-Ray, electro-cardiogram (ECG), blood tests etc.

Address: Plot 501, Bangui St., Wuse II, Abuja

(Just across the street from Amigo’s Supermarket)

Phone number: 0813-8832650, 0709-8705693

NATIONAL HOSPITAL ABUJA

Address: Plot 132, Central District (Phase III) Airport Road

P.M.B. 425, Garki, Abuja (Near New US Embassy Building)

Phone number: Dr. Audu 0803 7209 631/ Dr. Olaomi 0805-7768565 (also for Ambulances)

ZANKLI MEDICAL CENTRE

Specialists: General medicine, Tropical medicine, recommended for malaria testing

Address: Plot 1021, B 5 Shehu Yaradua Way – Opposite Federal Ministry of Works Utako District (it is on the main road to Julius Berger Life Camp- just north of Wuse Market)

NIZAMIYE HOSPITAL

Modern Turkish hospital, with very modern facilities. *Recommended*

Address: Plot 113, Sector S. Cadastral Zone, Life Camp

Phone number: 0929-15173, 0929-15174, 0929-15175

Web: www.nizmiyehospital.com

STEP IN CLINIC

Small but Clean Clinic.

Address: 23, Sfax Street, Wuse 4, Abuja

Phone number: 0805-1822822

Pharmacies

Don’t trust every pharmacy or drugstore you see. There are a lot of fake medicines and drugstore products being sold everywhere. These are the most reliable places to go to:

HEALTHPLUS PHARMACY

Opening hours: Daily 10am-9pm

Address:  264, Tafawa Balewa Way, Central Business District

H. MEDIX PHARMACY AND STORES, ABUJA

Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 9:00-18:00. Closed on Sundays.

Address: Wuse 2, Abuja near For4 Supermarket