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LAGOS TO CLAMP DOWN ON QUACKERY AND ILLEGAL HEALTH FACILITIES

Lagos State Government, through the Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA), is set to clamp down on all illegal health facilities in the State to safeguard the health of the citizenry.   Executive Secretary, Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency, HEFAMAA, Dr. Abiola Idowu who made the disclosure at the end of a three-day capacity building training for staff …

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LAGOS KICKS OFF SECOND ROUND OF 2019 POLIO VACCINATION CAMPAIGN

The Lagos State Government, in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has commenced the Second round of 2019 Polio Vaccination Campaign which was preceded by a sensitisation training for health reporters, journalists, and correspondents ahead of the statewide polio vaccine administration. Speaking at the event, the Permanent Secretary, Primary Health Care Board, Dr. Tayo Lawal pointed out that …

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LAGOS TRAINS HEALTH WORKERS ON ATTITUDINAL CHANGE

…Urges Workers To Embrace Core Professional Values In its bid to foster qualitative health care service delivery and increase patients’ utilisation of efficient and affordable health services in all State-owned health facilities, the Lagos State Government has commenced the training of no fewer than 825 health workers on personal and work etiquette as well as core professional values. The Permanent …

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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 of local government councils, neglect of this activity by the …

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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 for the pupils and staff within the school setting. The …

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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, mental and social wellbeing, and not merely the absence of …

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DR. MUSTAPHA IBRAHIM KAYODE – DIRECTOR, LAGOS STATE AMBULANCE SERVICE (LASAMBUS)

Dr. Ibrahim Kayode Mustapha was born in Iseyin, Oyo state on 8th April, 1958. He had his Primary School and Post Primary School education at Nawar- Ud-Deen Primary School and Muslim Modern School, Iseyin, Oyo State from 1966 to 1972 after which he proceeded to Acquines Secondary School and Winneba Secondary School, Winneba, Ghana where he completed his Secondary School and …

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MRS. SALAKO ADEOLA OLUBUKOLA – DIRECTOR, PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Adeola Olubukola Salako nee Adenuga was born at Agege Lagos State in 1964.  A native of Ijebu Ode Ogun State, she began her educational career at St. Andrews College Demonstration School, Oyo in 1970. She proceeded to Baptist Girls High School, Osogbo and later to Osogbo Grammar School, Osogbo where she obtained her West African School Certificate in 1978. She later went to Remo Secondary School, Sagamu …

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DR ADJEKUGHELE IDIEGBEA MABEL- EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, HEALTH FACILITIES MONITORING AND ACCREDITATION AGENCY (HEFAMAA)

Dr. Adjekughele Idiegbea was born on the 2nd of April, 1961. An indigene of Edo State;  She studied Medicine at the University College Hospital, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, where she was awarded the Medical Certificate of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in 1987. She was also awarded Master in Public Administration Certificate at the Lagos State University …

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