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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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LAGOS TO ACTIVATE MENTAL HEALTH WELLNESS CENTRE FOR EMPLOYEES

The Lagos State government has concluded plans to activate a state-of-the-art Lagos State Employee Wellness (LASWELL) Centre, set up to cater for the mental health needs of its workforce. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Olusegun Ogboye, disclosed this while co-hosting a virtual Awareness and Sensitisation Conference on the LASWELL …

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COVID-19: LAGOS DISSOCIATES SELF FROM FAKE JOB VACANCY ADVERT

The Lagos State Government, through the State Ministry of Health, has dissociated itself from an advert making the rounds, especially on social media, about job vacancies at the COVID-19 Lagos Isolation Centres, describing the announcement as totally untrue and false, made-up by dubious minded individuals. A statement signed by the Director of Public …

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SEVEN PRIVATE LABORATORIES GET APPROVAL TO COMMENCE COVID-19 TESTING IN LAGOS

Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi … Sign MOU with LASG  Lagos State Government has approved the inclusion of seven private laboratories, namely: Total Medical Services, SynLab, 54 Gene, Medbury Medical Services, Biologix Medical Services, 02 Medical Services and Clina Lancent Laboratories among its testing facilities as part of efforts to expand the testing capacity for COVID-19 of the …

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LAGOS EXPANDS COVID-19 RESPONSE CAPACITY

Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi …Approves Private Health Facilities for Testing, Management of Cases  The Lagos State government has expanded its COVID-19 response capacity with the accreditation of seven private laboratories to boost its testing capacity and three private hospitals for case management.  Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, …

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COVID-19: NNPC/SNEPCo DONATE STATE OF THE ART MEDICAL EQUIPMENT, AMBULANCE TO LASG

 … Laud State Government’s Effort To Contain Pandemic   Lagos State Government today received multi-million Naira state-of-the-art medical and ancillary equipment and consumables from Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) to support the fight against COVID-19. The Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, while receiving …

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