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LAGOS REQUIRES 260,000 UNITS OF BLOOD ANNUALLY – ABAYOMI

… State Commemorates World Blood Donor Day, Restates Commitment To Provision OfClean, Safe Blood Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi has disclosed that the State will require not less than 260,000 units of blood annually to meet with the growing blood transfusion demand at healthfacilities in the State. Abayomi, who disclosed this today, through …

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LAGOS PLANS HOME-BASED CARE FOR MANAGEMENT OF ASYMPTOMATIC COVID-19 CASES

…Warns Private Health Facilities Against Managing Cases Without Accreditation  The Lagos State Government has announced that strategies are being put in place strategies for the commencement ofhome-based management of asymptomatic and mild COVID-19 cases. The Honourable Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this on Friday at a media briefing on COVID-19 management in Lagos, explained that the …

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SANWO-OLU HONOURS COVID-19 FRONTLINE HEALTH WORKERS TO COMMEMORATE ONE YEAR IN OFFICE

As part of activities marking his first year in office, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu today honoured 10 frontline health workers who have distinguished themselves in the service ofthe State, especially in the on-going war against COVID-19 pandemic. In his remarks before the presentation ofaward plaques to the health workers, Governor Sanwo-Olu said the government of Lagos will not …

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COVID 19: SANWO-OLU COMMISSIONS 118-BED GBAGADA ISOLATION CENTER

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, today commissioned the 118-bed Isolation and Treatment Center set up within the premises of Gbagada General Hospital for management of COVID-19 cases. Within the three-floor Isolation and Treatment facility are the dedicated intensive care isolation unit, ventilators, monitors, respirators, mobile x-ray, ultrasound, oxygen amongst other ultramodern medical equipment. Speaking at …

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COVID-19: “FEED YOUR CONGREGATION WITH RIGHT INFORMATION”

COVID-19: “FEED YOUR CONGREGATION WITH RIGHT INFORMATION” – LASG TELLS RELIGIOUS Leaders As part of efforts geared towards increasing public awareness about the COVID-19, the Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday, engaged religious leaders in a sensitisation session on precautionary measures required to keep the …

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COVID-19: SUSPECTED CHINESE PATIENT TESTS NEGATIVE

The Chinese man who arrived Lagos yesterday aboard an Ethiopian Airline and suspected for COVID-19 has tested negative for the disease, Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said. Abayomi who disclosed this today while giving an update on the management and control of COVID-19 outbreak in Lagos …

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LASG SET TO IMPLEMENT MATERNAL, CHILD-MORTALITY REDUCTION STRATEGIES

  Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said that the continuous implementation of strategic maternal child survival interventions, policies, programmes and projects by the State Government is geared towards reduction of maternal and child mortality in Lagos State.   Abayomi, who stated this today during an advocacy …

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LASG HOLDS MATERNAL, NEWBORN HEALTH WEEK

…… Intensifies efforts to improve maternal health indices Lagos State government is set to reduce Child Morbidity and Mortality as it marks the 2019 Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Week which is geared towards the provision of health interventions surrounding maternal, newborn and child health care in the State. The …

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