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LAGOS DEVELOPS BLUEPRINT FOR HEALTHCARE INFRASTRUCTURE

As part of efforts towards improving health service delivery in Lagos, the State Government has engaged a consultant to develop blueprints for healthcare infrastructure across primary, secondary and specialist facilities. The Honourable Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this today at the Lagos State Council on Health Meeting, noted that the blueprints will serve as prototype documents that …

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USE OF RDT KITS FOR COVID-19 TEST IS ILLEGAL IN LAGOS – ABAYOMI

. . . Warns Against Patronage of Unauthorised Health Facilities The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi has reiterated that the use of Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) Kits for COVID-19 testing in Lagos remains illegal until the State can validate that the kits actually work.Abayomi stated this today at a news briefing on COVID-19Lagos Response, explaining that RDT …

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LAGOS TO ACTIVATE MENTAL HEALTH WELLNESS CENTRE FOR EMPLOYEES

The Lagos State government has concluded plans to activate a state-of-the-art Lagos State Employee Wellness (LASWELL) Centre, set up to cater for the mental health needs of its workforce. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Olusegun Ogboye, disclosed this while co-hosting a virtual Awareness and Sensitisation Conference on the LASWELL Centre held via Zoom, saying that the Centre was established …

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COVID-19: LAGOS DISSOCIATES SELF FROM FAKE JOB VACANCY ADVERT

The Lagos State Government, through the State Ministry of Health, has dissociated itself from an advert making the rounds, especially on social media, about job vacancies at the COVID-19 Lagos Isolation Centres, describing the announcement as totally untrue and false, made-up by dubious minded individuals. A statement signed by the Director of Public Affairs in the Ministry, Mr. Tunbosun Ogunbanwo noted that the vacancy …

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LASG TO DEVELOP IMPROVED DATA GOVERNANCE TO AID DELIVERY OF QUALITY HEALTHCARE

 … To Strengthen Health Data Protection Lagos State Government is set to develop an improved data governing regime to enhance the health care delivery systems in the State. The Honourable Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this during a workshop organised by the Ministry of Health on Data Privacy with the theme: “Data Protection and Public Health – the …

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