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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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