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7TH AFRICAN CONFERENCE: EXPERTS ADVOCATE STRONGER HEALTH SYSTEMS TO TACKLE BIOSECURITY THREATS, OTHERS

… Harp On Research, Capacity Building, Precision Medicine, Knowledge Sharing Experts at the just concluded 7th African Conference on One Health and Biosecurity hosted by the Lagos State Government, in partnership with a non-governmental organisation, Emerging Pathogens Treatment Consortium (GET), have identified health systems strengthening, research and capacity building as …

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LAGOS TO HOST SEVENTH AFRICAN CONFERENCE ON BIOSECURITY, ONE HEALTH

… Harps on Genomic Intelligence, Vaccine Development As part of efforts to ensure that the Africa continent braces up for the challenges posed by emerging infectious diseases and biosecurity threats, the Lagos State Government, in partnership with Global Emerging Pathogens Treatment Consortium (GET), is set to hold the seventh Annual African Conference on One Health and Biosecurity. …

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DIPLOMATIC COMMUNITY SCORES LAGOS HIGH ON COVID RESPONSE, MANAGEMENT

Members of the Diplomatic Community in the country have scored Lagos State Government high on its COVID-19 response and management efforts, which have seen the State overcome three successive waves of the global pandemic.Speaking after a meeting with team leads of the Lagos State COVID-19 Incident Command Structure and the …

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STATE ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH MONITORING UNIT (SEHMU)

STATE ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH MONITORING UNIT (SEHMU) The issue of corpses and dead animals on our roads and highways inherited from the immediate past administration constituted an irritating, embarrassing and environmentally unpleasant sight not to mention its public health implications. Though, removal of corpses from the highways is the statutory responsibility …

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SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAM

SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAM The School Health programme was designed to ensure that the school pupils are as healthy as possible and to obtain the maximum benefit from his/her education with the learning environment safe and conducive for learning. The school Health services are grouped under preventive and curative services provided …

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FREE MEDICAL MISSIONS

FREE MEDICAL MISSIONS INTRODUCTION Geographically, Lagos State is the smallest state in Nigeria but paradoxically it has one of the fastest growing populations in Nigeria. This fact has inadvertently increased the disease burden of the people of Lagos. According to the Alma-Ata declaration, Health is a state of complete physical, …

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State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit (SEHMU)

STATE ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH MONITORING UNIT (SEHMU) The issue of corpses and dead animals on our roads and highways inherited from the immediate past administration constituted an irritating, embarrassing and environmentally unpleasant sight not to mention its public health implications. Though, removal of corpses from the highways is the statutory responsibility …

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State-Wide Hypertension And Diabetes Screening

STATE-WIDE HYPERTENSION AND DIABETES SCREENING Introduction Hypertension or High Blood Pressure is a chronic medical condition in which the systemic arterial blood pressure is raised. Hypertension is classified as either primary/essential hypertension or secondary hypertension. About 90–95% of cases are categorized as “primary hypertension,” which means high blood pressure with …

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The Pharmaceutical Inspectorate Unit (Task Force on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods)

THE PHARMACEUTICAL INSPECTORATE UNIT (TASK FORCE ON COUNTERFEIT, FAKE DRUGS AND UNWHOLESOME PROCESSED FOODS) The Pharmaceutical Inspectorate Unit (PIU) is the enforcing arm of the Directorate of Pharmaceutical Services in the State. It is charged with the responsibility of enforcing Laws and Regulations that govern Inspection activities for the purpose …

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