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LAGOS STATE DEBUNKS MEDIA REPORTS ON DEATHS FROM MENINGITIS

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris has debunked media reports that two deaths have been recorded as a result of meningitis attack in the State. Idris, while speaking recently during a review of the State’s activities to curtail the spread of the meningitis epidemic said, “the report carried by some newspapers and online platforms is untrue and …

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LAGOS MEDICAL MISSION TEAM PROVIDES FREE SERVICES

… Mission Continues in Ikeja, Apapa, Others No fewer than 43,694 residents from five Local Governments and eight Local Council Development Areas comprising Ojo, Oto-Awori, Iba, Badagry, Badagry-West, Olorunda, Oshodi, Isolo, Ejigbo, Amuwo-Odofin, Oriade, Ajeromi and Ifelodun have benefitted from the on-going Lagos Health Mission programme; a medical intervention sponsored by the State government to provide free healthcare services to …

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AMBODE COMMISSIONS FIRST STATE-OWNED HELIPAD FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCY IN NIGERIA

…Terminates, Re-awards Abandoned Projects In LASUTH …Says 247-bed Ayinke House To Be Operational In 2017 Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday commissioned the first state-owned Helipad for medical emergencies in Nigeria at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, adding that the upgrading of the 247-bed and five Theatre Suits for pregnant women, popularly called Ayinke House, …

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LASUTH SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED ANOTHER KIDNEY TRANSPLANT

The Kidney Surgery Team of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, has successfully completed another kidney transplant for a patient with kidney problem. Speaking at a media briefing after the surgery, the Chief Medical Director of LASUTH, Prof Adewale Oke, stated that the success recorded with the second kidney transplant by the hospital was borne out of the State government …

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AIDS CONTROL AGENCY/NURTW LAUNCH CAMPAIGN IN LAGOS MOTOR PARKS

The Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA) and National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has launched joint HIV intervention programme as part of strategies to further raise the awareness level among Lagos State residents, especially NURTW members. Speaking at the flag off of the programme in Ojota, the Chief Executive Officer of LSACA , Dr. Oluseyi Temowo, stated that …

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2016 AFIRCAN CONFERENCE ON EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES (EID)

2016 AFIRCAN CONFERENCE ON EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES (EID) INFORMATION ABOUT PAYMENT FOR THE 2ND AFRICAN CONFERENCE ON EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES (EID) AND BIO-SECURITY 2016 This is to inform all prospective and interested Participantsfor the 2nd African Conference on Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) and Bio-security who wishes to stay beyond the opening ceremony scheduled for Wednesday 27th July, 2016 that a …

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HEALTH FACILITY UPGRADE: LAGOS TO PROCURE 10 BILLION NAIRA WORTH EQUIPMENT IN NEXT FEW WEEKS – AMBODE

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has, over the weekend, disclosed that his administration would in the next few weeks revamp and upgrade health facilities in the State with the injection of about N10Billion to procure critical modern medical equipment. The Governor, who spoke during the commissioning of the New Critical Care Unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital …

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LAGOS EARMARKS N20BN TO REVAMP HEALTH, EDUCATION SECTORS

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday said his administration has concluded plans to massively revamp the health sector, just as he among other things, revealed that the sum of N10bn has been earmarked to upgrade the health facilities across the State. Governor Ambode, who spoke at the 4th Quarterly Town Hall Meeting held at the Muslim Community Praying …

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Work Towards Nation’s Unity, Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode Urges Nigerians

…Advocates Support For Buhari’s Developmental Agenda Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday urged Nigerians to support the sincere efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to develop the country on all fronts, just as he said that no meaningful development can take place without unity and cohesion. Governor Ambode, who spoke shortly after performing the laying of wreath ceremony as …

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Lagos Flags Off Construction of 114 Roads in 57 LGAs

…Mobilizes Contractors With 30 Percent Payment …Project to be Completed In Six Months The Lagos State Government on Tuesday announced the flagging off of 114 roads to be constructed in the 57 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the State, just as it assured that more roads will be accommodated in the next phase of …

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