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LAGOS TO INTENSIFY MATERNAL, CHILD HEALTH INTERVENTIONS IN RIVERINE, HARD-TO-REACH COMMUNITIES

… As Health Week For Maternal, Newborn, Others Begins There will be a heightened level of Maternal, Child and Adolescent healthinterventions in Lagos, especially in riverine and hard-to-reach communities, from Monday 12th to Friday 16th July when the first round of Y2021 Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health(MNCAH) week will be implemented in the State, Lagos …

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COVID: LASG, ABAYOMI BAG HEALTHCARE AWARDS FOR COVID MANAGEMENT

The outstanding feat of the Lagos State Government and its Commissioner forHealth, Prof. Akin Abayomi, in combating the COVID-19 pandemic has been acknowledged, through the presentation of special recognition awards by the Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award (NHEA). While Lagos State Government emerged as the Most Responsive COVID-19 State Government of …

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UPDATE ON THE COVID-19 RESPONSE, VACCINATION STRATEGY AND THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NEW GUIDELINES TO ENFORCE MANDATORY ISOLATION FOR TRAVELERS IN LAGOS STATE

Update on the Lagos State COVID-19 Response. The Lagos State Government has continued to strengthen its response to the COVID-19 pandemic with a resolve to mitigate the oncoming of a possible 3rd wave, as seen in countries with similar experiences, albeit working with the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19. As …

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LAGOS TRAINS OVER 15,000 HEALTH WORKERS

… Employs Over 1,200 Health Professionals  No fewer than 15,000 health workers in Lagos State have undergone various capacity building exercises, including Clinical and Non-Clinical Training, Seminars and Continuous Medical Education (CME) programmes geared towards improving efficiency, service delivery and client satisfaction at all levels of healthcare delivery, the State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin …

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LAGOS COMMENCES MASS DEWORMING OF SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN

… Targets 1.3 Million in 10 Endemic LGAs Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Health and in partnership with a non-governmental Organisation, Evidence Action, on Tuesday, commenced mass deworming for the treatment and prevention of Soil-Transmitted Helminths (STH) in 10 Local Government Areas of the State. Speaking during the official flag-off of …

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