LAGOS EXTENDS FREE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE TO 230,000 VULNERABLE RESIDENTS

… Disburses N750 Million Equity Funds as Insurance Coverage for Vulnerable Residents No fewer than 230,000 indigent and vulnerable residents of Lagos State, including members of elderly and orphanage homes, vulnerable persons living with HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Sickle cell Anaemia, and victims of domestic and sexual violence spread across the 57 …

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200 PEOPLE BENEFIT FROM LAGOS FREE EYE SURGERY PROGRAMME 

No fewer than 200 Lagos residents from Epe and Badagry divisions of Lagos have benefitted from a free eye surgical expedition programme sponsored by the Lagos State Government as part of efforts to reduce blinding eye conditions amongst residents.  The surgical exercise which was carried out between Tuesday 6th and Thursday …

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LAGOS SET TO HOST 8TH AFRICAN CONFERENCE ON ONE HEALTH, BIOSECURITY 

No fewer than 400 global health, security and environmental experts including policymakers and researchers in various fields from Africa and continents around the world are expected to converge in Lagos State from Wednesday, 2nd November to Friday, 4th November, 2022 for the 8th African Conference on ‘One Health and Biosecurity’ …

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WORLD SIGHT DAY:  LAGOS HARPS ON GOOD EYE CARE

…  Offers Free Eye Screening, Cataract Surgery as 600,000 benefits from Blindness Interventions Lagos State Government has once again lent its voice to the need for citizens to improve the health of their eyes by adopting good eye care practices and a healthy lifestyle as part of measures to prevent avoidable …

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280-BED OJO GENERAL HOSPITAL READY IN NINE MONTHS – COMMISSIONER

The Lagos State Government has said it would soon complete the construction of the 280-bed Ojo General Hospital, which was started over a year ago by Governor Sanwo-Olu’s administration. State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this during an inspection tour of the project site, said that the …

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LAGOS, UNFPA PARTNER ON CANCER CONTROL

Train 200 Health Care Workers on Breast, Cervical Cancer ScreeningExamine over 53,000 Women for Cervical Cancer No fewer than 200 health workers drawn from 60 public health facilities including the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), 15 General Hospitals and 44 Primary Health Care Centres have been trained to provide …

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LAGOS ADVOCATES EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING PRACTICES  

Images of the Press Briefing organised by the Lagos State Ministry of Health to outline planned activities of the State Government to commemorate the Y2022 World Breastfeeding Week (WBW). Marks World Breastfeeding Week  Lagos State Government has advocated the sustenance of breastfeeding by strengthening the capacity of stakeholders, including policymakers, healthcare …

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LAGOS HEALTH COMMISSIONER BAGS NATIONAL AWARD  

·        Dedicates Award to Mr. Governor, Health Workers, Lagosians  The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has approved the conferment of the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) Award on the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, in recognition of his high productivity, hard work and excellence, particularly …

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