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SEVEN PRIVATE LABORATORIES GET APPROVAL TO COMMENCE COVID-19 TESTING IN LAGOS

Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi … Sign MOU with LASG  Lagos State Government has approved the inclusion of seven private laboratories, namely: Total Medical Services, SynLab, 54 Gene, Medbury Medical Services, Biologix Medical Services, 02 Medical Services and Clina Lancent Laboratories among its testing facilities as part of efforts to expand the testing capacity for COVID-19 of the State. The laboratories were selected and approved by the State …

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LAGOS TO BUILD INTERNATIONAL INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH CENTRE AT YABA – SANWO-OLU

…As CACOVID Hands Over 150-Bed Isolation Centre Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu Sunday disclosed that plans are in top gear by the State Government to construct a purpose built International Infectious Disease Research Centre at the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba as part of Lagos COVID19 response and other infectious disease preparedness in post COVID19 era. Sanwo-Olu who disclosed …

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LAGOS EXPANDS COVID-19 RESPONSE CAPACITY

Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi …Approves Private Health Facilities for Testing, Management of Cases  The Lagos State government has expanded its COVID-19 response capacity with the accreditation of seven private laboratories to boost its testing capacity and three private hospitals for case management.  Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this on Friday at a press briefing to …

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COVID-19: NNPC/SNEPCo DONATE STATE OF THE ART MEDICAL EQUIPMENT, AMBULANCE TO LASG

 … Laud State Government’s Effort To Contain Pandemic   Lagos State Government today received multi-million Naira state-of-the-art medical and ancillary equipment and consumables from Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) to support the fight against COVID-19. The Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, while receiving the equipment at a handover ceremony held at the Infectious …

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LAGOS REQUIRES 260,000 UNITS OF BLOOD ANNUALLY – ABAYOMI

… State Commemorates World Blood Donor Day, Restates Commitment To Provision OfClean, Safe Blood Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi has disclosed that the State will require not less than 260,000 units of blood annually to meet with the growing blood transfusion demand at healthfacilities in the State. Abayomi, who disclosed this today, through a Zoom Live Feeds organised by the Lagos State Blood …

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LAGOS PLANS HOME-BASED CARE FOR MANAGEMENT OF ASYMPTOMATIC COVID-19 CASES

…Warns Private Health Facilities Against Managing Cases Without Accreditation  The Lagos State Government has announced that strategies are being put in place strategies for the commencement ofhome-based management of asymptomatic and mild COVID-19 cases. The Honourable Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this on Friday at a media briefing on COVID-19 management in Lagos, explained that the State government is working on parameters to integrate home-based care …

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SANWO-OLU HONOURS COVID-19 FRONTLINE HEALTH WORKERS TO COMMEMORATE ONE YEAR IN OFFICE

As part of activities marking his first year in office, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu today honoured 10 frontline health workers who have distinguished themselves in the service ofthe State, especially in the on-going war against COVID-19 pandemic. In his remarks before the presentation ofaward plaques to the health workers, Governor Sanwo-Olu said the government of Lagos will not wait till the eradication ofCOVID-19 before acknowledging the efforts and contributions of the healthworkers, …

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COVID 19: SANWO-OLU COMMISSIONS 118-BED GBAGADA ISOLATION CENTER

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, today commissioned the 118-bed Isolation and Treatment Center set up within the premises of Gbagada General Hospital for management of COVID-19 cases. Within the three-floor Isolation and Treatment facility are the dedicated intensive care isolation unit, ventilators, monitors, respirators, mobile x-ray, ultrasound, oxygen amongst other ultramodern medical equipment. Speaking at the unveiling, Sanwo-Olu said an existing facility within the Gbagada …

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COVID-19: “FEED YOUR CONGREGATION WITH RIGHT INFORMATION”

COVID-19: “FEED YOUR CONGREGATION WITH RIGHT INFORMATION” – LASG TELLS RELIGIOUS Leaders As part of efforts geared towards increasing public awareness about the COVID-19, the Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday, engaged religious leaders in a sensitisation session on precautionary measures required to keep the disease at bay. The Honourable Commissioner for Home Affairs, Mr. …

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