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The Service Charter Initiative

THE SERVICE CHARTER INITIATIVE Lagos State Ministry of Health Service Charter Introduction In its quest for a truly citizen – centered public service, the Lagos State government adopted a service charter initiative to articulate its commitment to evolve a more effective and efficient public service in the State. The initiative stipulates the development of service charters by all Ministries, Departments …

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Tuberculosis Control Program

TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL PROGRAM Tuberculosis (TB) is a communicable disease caused by any of the several species of Mycobacterium referred to as tubercle bacillus. Nigeria is currently ranked 3rd among the 22 highest-burdened countries in the world and the 1st in Africa. In Nigeria, Lagos State carries 8.4% of Nigeria’s TB burden and consistently has been responsible for about 11% of …

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MATERNAL AND CHILD MORTALITY REDUCTION PROGRAMME (MCMR)

LAGOS STATE MATERNAL AND CHILD MORTALITY REDUCTION (MCMR) PROGRAM LAGOS STATE MATERNAL AND CHILD MORTALITY REDUCTION (MCMR) PROGRAM: GOOD PRACTICES MEMO BACKGROUND/RATIONALE Nigeria is one of the 187 countries that signed the Millennium Declaration in 2000 with the aim of reducing the 8 identified goals/targets substantially by 2015. With the deadline for the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals rapidly …

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THE INVESTMENT CASE (IC) DOCUMENT

THE INVESTMENT CASE (IC) DOCUMENT SUMMARY OF THE INVESTMENT CASE (IC) DOCUMENT ORIGIN OF THE IC: In a bid to strengthen the performance of the Health Sector, the Ministry of Health initiated a collaborative effort with UNICEF to organise a 2-day Investment Case Advocacy and Health Partners Forum in December 2010. OBJECTIVES OF THE IC: THE INVESTMENT CASE is essential …

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LAGOS STATE MATERNAL AND CHILD MORTALITY REDUCTION (MCMR) PROGRAM

LAGOS STATE MATERNAL AND CHILD MORTALITY REDUCTION (MCMR) PROGRAM LAGOS STATE MATERNAL AND CHILD MORTALITY REDUCTION (MCMR) PROGRAM: GOOD PRACTICES MEMO BACKGROUND/RATIONALE Nigeria is one of the 187 countries that signed the Millennium Declaration in 2000 with the aim of reducing the 8 identified goals/targets substantially by 2015. With the deadline for the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals rapidly …

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CHILD NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTATION PROGRAM (SCHOOL MILK PROGRAM)

CHILD NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTATION PROGRAM (SCHOOL MILK PROGRAM) In February 2003, the Lagos State Government under the leadership of Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu initiated the Child Nutritional Supplementation Program with its first phase as the School Milk Programme. The programme was designed to provide 10 fluid oz of constituted milk drink to primary one pupil in the State Public Primary Schools, …

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Dr. Olusegun Ogboye-PERMANENT SECRETARY

Dr Olusegun Ogboye, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, has a BSc in Microbiology from the University of Lagos, an MBBS from University of Port Harcourt, an MPH from the University of Lagos, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Health Management from the University of Lagos. He had his Primary education at Corona School, Gbagada, secondary education at Igbobi College, Yaba, …

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DR. MOYOSORE WURAOLA ADEJUMO- DIRECTOR, PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES

Dr. Moyosore Wuraola Adejumo was born in Lagos on October 13, 1960. She attended the Queen School, Ibadan where she obtained her West African School Certificate Grade 1 before she proceeded to the Federal Government Girls College, Bida, then the University Tutorial College, London for her A-Levels between 1976 and 1979. Dr Adejumo thereafter attended the University of the Pacific …

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DR. LAYENI-ADEYEMO KUBURAT ENITAN – DIRECTOR, OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE

Dr. Kuburat Enitan Layeni-Adeyemo was born on January 13, 1961. She attended the University of London, Goldsmiths College for her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Chemistry (Combined Honours). She thereafter proceeded to the University of Ibadan to obtain a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in 1990; Masters of Science (MSc.) in Infection & Health in the Tropics …

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