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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 Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said.  Abayomi, who made …

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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 the year at NHEA 2021, held at the Eko Hotel, …

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SANWO-OLU RESTATE COMMITMENT TO ERADICATE INFANT, CHILD AND MATERNAL DEATHS IN LAGOS

…COMMISSIONS ANOTHER 110-BED MOTHER AND CHILD CENTRE IN EPE …Tasks Pregnant Women to Avoid Patronizing Unregistered Birth HomesGovernor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has restated his administration’s commitment to eradicating the twin issue of maternal and child deaths in Lagos just as he commissioned yet another four floor 110-Bed Maternal and Childcare Centre in Epe.  Speaking at the commissioning of …

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LAGOS HARPS ON PROVISION OF ADEQUATE, SAFE, NON-REMUNERATED BLOOD FOR TRANSFUSION

… Moves to Recruit More Voluntary Blood Donors Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said that the State Government is poised to ensure that there is an adequate supply of clean, safe and non-remunerated blood in Lagos to meet the State’s blood requirement needs for clinical and emergency transfusion purposes. Speaking today at a stakeholders’ symposium organised by …

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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 at the 27th of May 2021, Lagos State had tested …

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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 Abayomi has said. Abayomi, who disclosed this recently at the …

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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 the exercise held at St. Peters Anglican Primary School, Alausa, …

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HARVEST OF PROJECTS AS SANWO-OLU COMMISSIONS CRITICAL MEDICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

. . . Breaks Ground for New Ones Ground Breaking for150-Bed New Massey Street Children’s Hospital Ground Breaking for 24 Units Doctors’ Quarters  Launch of Oxygen Plant at Gbagada GH Launch of Triage and Oxygen Centre at Gbagada GH Launch of the Headquarters of the State Blood Transfusion Service at Gbagada GH The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, today …

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