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Lagos plans improving healthcare delivery with new blueprint designs

As part of efforts geared towards improving health service delivery in Lagos, the State Government has engaged a consultant to develop blueprints for healthcare infrastructure across primary, secondary and specialist

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Nigeria, UNODC, IOM, ARK launch 4 new project to fight human trafficking, smuggling of migrants

With support of Canada and Switzerland On the eve of the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the International Organization for

Use of RDT kits for COVID-19 test is illegal in Lagos – Abayomi

Warns Against Patronizing Unauthorized Health Facilities The use of Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) Kits for COVID19 testing in Lagos is illegal until we can validate RDT kits that actually work,

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Drug development the Nigerian way

Policy grants approval based only on safety profile:  Use whether it works or not, as long as it’s safe for human consumption. Manufacturer to conduct clinical trial after drug hits

Lagos doctors suspend warning strike

Striking medical doctors in Lagos have called off their three-day warning strike. The doctors had  on Monday embarked on a warning strike over wage disparity between the federal government doctors

UNICEF raises alarm on decline in global vaccine coverage due to COVID-19 pandemic

“This is a critical moment for Nigeria’s children. We can either seize it – or condemn millions of children to preventable illness or even death, ”   says Representative in Nigeria,

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UN Resident Coordinator calls for citizen-centred approach in fight against corruption

                                                           

Lagos urges striking doctors to return to work

As doctors under the aegis of the Medical Guild commenced its 3-day warning strike in Lagos, the state government urged them to the strike and return to work. In a

Lagos set to deliver quality healthcare through improved data governance – Health Commissioner

Lagos State Government has said that it is set to develop an improved data governing systems to enhance the health care delivery systems in the state. Commissioner for Health, Prof.

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Nigeria needs sustainable plan to fight COVID-19 – Psychiatrist

A Consultant Neuro-Psychiatrist, Dr. Maymunah Kadiri has call on the federal government to be proactive and put implementable polices in order to check outbreak of pandemics. She says sustainable plan

SFH, Oyo State partner to meet adolescents’ reproductive health needs during COVID-19 pandemic

                                                           

Lagos doctors declare 3-day warning strike

Medical doctors in Lagos on Sunday declared a three- day warning strike over the state government’s failure to meet their demands. The doctors under the auspices of Medical Guild are

DevComs calls for adequate protection for women, girls against COVID-19

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark this year’s World Population Day, WPD, Development Communications Network, DevComs, has called on the federal government to provide adequate protection

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Benue Vice-Chairman on COIVID-19 committee dies

The Vice-chairman of Benue State Action Committee on COVID-19, Prof. Godwin Achinge, has died of Coronavirus complications. The state Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. Sunday Ongbabo, confirmed this

Lagos Govt says COVID-19 testing remain free

The  Lagos State Government has reiterated that COVID-19 testing for residents of the state was free of charge. Mr Gbenga Omotoso, the state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy said this