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Ikorodu residents cry for help over neglected PHC

• Centre offers only skeletal services • Lacks basic equipment and staff   The 36-year-old Olorunda PHC For the fifteen communities of Ikorodu North, Lagos State, access to quality health

Otedola Bridge fire: Lagos releases DNA result

• Health Commissioner says all victims’ samples were successfully matched with relatives’ The Lagos State government yesterday released the result of the DNA Forensic investigation on the victims of June

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Ambode Advocates strategy to tackle maternal child mortality

• as Lagos Commences MNCH Week Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode has lend her voice and support to the new Integrated, Maternal, Newborn and Child

Over 44,000 benefit from Lagos Free Medical Mission

• Hypertension, diabetes on increase Some beneficiaries at the programme No fewer than 44,000 residents of Ajeromi, Ifelodun, Ojo, Iba, Oto-Awori, Apapa, Iganmu, Lagos Mainland, Yaba, Ibeju-Lekki, Lekki, Oshodi, Isolo,

Lagos commences immunization of children against Polio

Targets over 4.8 million eligible children The second round of 2018 National Immunization Plus Days (NIPDs), polio vaccination campaign for children aged zero to 59 months will hold in Lagos

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200 benefits as Lagos conducts free eye surgery

No fewer than 200 people have benefitted from the latest phase of the Lagos State Government sponsored Free Eye Surgery Outreach programme; a programme aimed at improving the quality of

Nurses well positioned to drive quality health care services – Ambode

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has said that nurses are well positioned to drive effective improvements in the provision of quality care and attaining optimal patient and

We’ll need stakeholders cooperation to sustain PF in Lagos – NURHI

The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI), says it will rely on  the cooperation of Lagos State policy makers, technocrats, religious and traditional leaders in the ongoing efforts to  increase

Lagos restates resolve to increase access to healthcare through health insurance

The Lagos State Government has restated its resolve to increase access to quality and affordable health care service through the implementation of its much awaited Health Insurance Scheme (LSHS). The

Lagos moves to sustain exclusive breastfeeding

Commemorates the 2017 World Breastfeeding Week The Lagos State government today appealed to residents including nursing mothers and care givers to embrace the practice of Exclusive Breastfeeding and visit any

Task Shifting, Task Sharing: New route towards MDGs achievement?

● All eyes on Lagos on plans to domesticate policy Nigeria is reputed  to have one of the largest stocks of human resources for health (HRH) in Africa. Unfortunately, the

Lagos moves to domesticate Task-Shifting, Sharing of health services

• Health professionals work together to draft policy In its usual quest for excellence and efficiency in its health system, the Lagos State Ministry of Health with its consulting team

Lagos holds MNCH Week

• Promises ‘robust integrated services’ to citizens from July 3 to 7 As part of its commitments towards improving maternal health indices in the State and the reduction of child

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Eko Health Mission storms Epe

discovers high incidence of hypertension, diabetes Residents of Epe local government of Lagos State have been charged to adopt a good personal hygiene and live in good and clean environment

No CSM death in Lagos – Health Commissioner

Contrary to reports alleging two deaths in Lagos last week from the raging Cerebro-spinal meningitis (CSM),  the Lagos State Government says no case of  the disease  has been reported in

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Over 9,000 people test HIV positive in Lagos

  Chief Executive Officer, Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA), Dr Oluseyi Temowo said today that a total of  9, 579 people tested positive to HIV out of the 616,

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Lagos Signs Agreement For Establishment Of DNA Forensic Centre

The Lagos State Government has signed an agreement for the establishment of a DNA Forensic Centre in the State. Speaking at the official signing of the agreement between the State

Lagos begins measles immunisation

Amidst news of sporadic outbreak of measles in some parts of the country, the Lagos State Government has commenced immunization against the disease for children aged nine to 59 months.

Lassa fever: Lagos gives update

… records 14 suspected cases LAGOS STATE MINISTRY OF HEALTH UPDATE ON LASSA FEVER OUTBREAK JANUARY, 22ND, 2016 I. Preamble Lagos State has recorded 14 suspected cases of Lassa Fever

Lassa Fever: Lagos records first case

The Lagos State Government has confirmed the occurrence of the first case of Lassa fever in the State. The patient; a 25 year old, male, undergraduate of Ahmadu Bello University,

Lagos abolishes contract doctors

The Lagos State Government says it has abolished the recruitment of contract doctors and health workers in the state. Speaking during a media parley held recently at the Conference Room