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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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NEW MASSEY STREET HOSPITAL IS FIRST PRODUCT OF MEDICAL BLUEPRINT STRATEGY – LAGOS HEALTH COMMISSIONER

. . . Promises International Standard Staff Quarters   Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has declared that the priority attached to good health for Lagosians spurred the present administration to embark on the transformation of existing health facilities and provision of new infrastructure with emphasis on low energy consumption, easy maintenance, Infection Prevention Control, as well as staff …

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PRESS STATEMENT TO COMMEMORATE 2021 WORLD MALARIA DAY IN LAGOS STATE

Every 25th April, World Malaria Day (WMD) is commemorated to create massive awareness on the global burden of malaria and to mobilize support for the Roll Back Malaria strategies. World Malaria Day presents opportunity for state and non-state stakeholders to renew commitment to malaria elimination. The theme for 2021 World Malaria Day commemoration is “Zero Malaria – Draw the line against malaria’’ with the slogan; “Stand up–Take Action” is apt in view of …

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PRESS STATEMENT ON CONCLUSION OF FIRST HALF, PHASE ONE COVID VACCINATION EXERCISE

 Lagos Concludes First Dose Vaccination Exercise. Over 257,000 Persons Inoculated Second Dose Exercise Commences in May   Lagos State has concluded the first half of phase one COVID vaccination campaign – in line with the directive of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA). The exercise began on March 12. The conclusion of the first phase, which took an average of 20 days, followed the Federal Government’s directive to stop …

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LAGOS TASKS HEALTH PROFESSIONALS ON SAFE BLOOD TRANSFUSION PRACTICES

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has tasked all health workers and stakeholders in the blood transfusion chain on the need to strictly adhere to safe blood transfusion practices and ensure patient safety in procedures. Abayomi gave the advice over the weekend during a virtual workshop on Safe Blood Transfusion Practices organised by the Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service (LSBTS) …

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COMMISSIONER FOR HEALTH VISITS LASUTH TO INSPECT ONGOING PROJECTS, INFRASTRUCTURE 

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, has visited the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) to inspect ongoing projects and assess existing infrastructure in the hospital. Speaking during the visit, Prof Abayomi appreciated the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Prof. Adetokunbo O. Fabamwo, for effective management of the hospital despite the numerous challenges and constraints of recent events in the world. The Professor, however, …

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LAGOS DEVELOPS STRATEGIES ON ‘ONE HEALTH’ PARADIGM TO PREVENT BIOSECURITY THREATS

The Lagos State Government is developing strategies to sanitise the environment from biosecurity threats through employing the “One Health” paradigm to achieve the Health and Environment mandate of the present administration’s T.H.E.M.E.S agenda. Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this on Thursday at a training workshop on ‘One Health’ paradigm organised for stakeholders drawn from relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), stated that the plan is …

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LAGOS COMMENCES PHASED REFURBISHMENT OF GENERAL HOSPITALS

… As Commissioner for Health Inspects Two GHs Undergoing Renovation In line with the current administration’s medical infrastructure blueprint strategy which is aimed at revamping health facilities and make them fit for purpose, the Lagos State Government has commenced phased refurbishment and renovation of all general hospitals in the State. The Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this today after a facility inspection tour …

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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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