NSIA LUTH Cancer Centre (NLCC)

Project Name:

  • NSIA LUTH Cancer Centre (NLCC)

Project Sector:

  • Healthcare

Project Sponsors:

  • NSIA Healthcare Development and Investment Company (NHDIC)

Commencement Date / Closure Date / Completion Date

  • Operations started 31 May 2019

Project Location (Region or State):

  • Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH)

Project Description:

  • NLCC is an out-patient cancer centre, established as a joint venture between NHDIC and LUTH. Services offered by NLCC include consultation, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and pharmacy.
  • The equipment mix at NLCC include:
  • 2 Vital Beam Linear Accelerators;
  • 1 Halcyon machine;
  • 1 GammaMed Brachytherapy machine;
  • 1 CT Simmulator;
  • 1 C-arm Machine; and
  • 1 Ultrasound machine

Benefits / Impact (Social, Economic & Others):

  • Contribution to the reduction in mortality rates and improvement of outcomes for cancer patients.
  • Provision of cancer treatment services to 4,390 new patients as at Q4 2021.
  • Contribution to employment through the direct employment of 80 persons
  • Establishment of a training centre to build capacity in radiation treatment delivery for current and future clinical professionals in Nigeria.
  • Reduction in foreign exchange leakage because of outbound medical tourism.
  • Provision of additional source of income to LUTH to enable the institution to allocate much needed funds to other services and improve quality of healthcare delivery

Project Cost / Size:

  • US$12.5million

Funding structure:

NSIA’s interest:

Partners:

  • LUTH