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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WORLD GLAUCOMA WEEK: LAGOS HOLDS AWARENESS WALK, FREE EYE PRESSURE CHECK

… Warns Citizens Against Patronising Quacks … Advocates Regular Eye Checks Lagos State Government has warned citizens to avoid patronising unqualified eye healthcare personnel and quacks, just as it also advocated regular eye checks to prevent irreversible blindness that may be caused by Glaucoma and other blinding conditions.   Speaking …

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Glaucoma remains the leading cause of irreversible blindness all over the world and may be symptomless until vision is loss.

Although, Glaucoma has no cure, however it can be successfully managed.You are at Risk of Glaucoma:👉🏽 If you are over age 40👉🏽 Have family members with glaucoma👉🏽Have high intraocular (eye) pressure👉🏽 If you are farsighted or nearsighted👉🏽 Have had an eye injury or eye surgery👉🏽 Use long-term steroids medications👉🏽Have diabetes, …

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LAGOS MOVES TO REDUCE VISUAL IMPAIRMENT AMONGST SECONDARY SCHOOL PUPILS

… Launches Secondary School Eye Programme … Trains 306 Secondary School Teachers on Eye Screening … Installs 175 Vision Corridors In continuation of its effort to reduce visual impairment and eye conditions that could cause blindness amongst students, particularly pupils of Secondary Schools in Lagos, the State Government today launched the …

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