Medical Social Work provides humanitarian services to mainly patients in the Hospital.

The department is headed by Mr. Daniel Iorzua.


  1. Providing counseling services to patients/relations.
  2. Alleviating the suffering of the needy, vulnerable and indigent patients.
  3. To sustain the general welfare of patients in the hospital.
  4. Conduct review and ward round with Medical Doctors.
  5. Facilitate recovery of debts owed by patients.
  6. Repatriating abandoned patient to their homes and sometimes to the Police
  7. Responsible for post care services among psychiatric patients.
  8. To assist in getting financial assistance for the needy, vulnerable and indigent patients.
  9. Reporting on regular basis the number of needy, vulnerable and indigent patients in the hospital management.
  10. Serves as a Secretariat for the Friends of Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi.