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Government should see private sector as partners, not competitor in science & Tech development – Nordica CEO

    To move science and medical field forward in Nigerian, Obstetrician/Gynaecologist, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi has urged the governments at all levels to see the private sector as partners, not

NCOV: Health minister commends Lagos level of preparedness

  The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Enahire has commended the Lagos State Government for its cutting edge preparedness against the outbreak of infectious diseases in the state especially the

Sanwo-Olu activates incident command structure for Coronavirus

Takes Charge as Incident Commander Increases surveillance systems and bio-security capacity As part of efforts to strengthen preparedness and reduce the risk of importation of the deadly Coronavirus into Lagos,

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Coronavirus: Lagos urges returnees from affected countries to observe self quarantine

• Says no suspected or confirmed case in the state Lagos State Government has advised all travelers returning from China or exposed to a traveler from China or any country

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Corornavirus: FG orders suspension of traveling schedule to China

Lagos, Chinese embassy agree to quarantine returning rationals   The federal government has advised all travellers from Nigeria, including Nigerians, planning to travel to China, to suspend their travel plans

Lagos alerts public on Coronavirus

• Says no case has been identified in the state or Nigeria      The Lagos State Government has alerted the public to a new virus, the novel Coronavirus (nCoV)

26,000 babies will be born in Nigeria today, says UNICEF

Lagos records first delivery at 12.01 am The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has disclosed that no fewer than 26,039 babies will be born in Nigeria today being New Year’s

Stop rejecting gunshot victims – Lagos warns healthcare providers

To review and Promote the State Emergency policies and procedures The Lagos State Government has strongly appealed to all health care providers including public and private health facilities operating in

Lagos Health Commissioner advocates regular dental checkups to prevent complications

Commissioner for health in Lagos State, Dr. Akin Abayomi, Thursday, tasked Nigerians on regular dental check-up to prevent late complications of oral hygiene. He said oral health is one of the areas

Lagos shuts 24 pharmacies, patent medicine stores

No fewer than 24 pharmacies, patent medicine shops and unlicensed premises at Abule Egba, Alagbado, Kola, Meiran, Ekoro, and Oko-Oba in Ifako Ijaiye and Alimosho local government areas of Lagos

Monkeypox: Lagos alerts residents

 Calls for precautionary measures Lagos State Government has again urged citizens to ensure and maintain adequate personal and environmental hygiene at all times as part of precautionary measures to prevent

FG donates 149-bed specialist hospital for mothers, children to Lagos state

To be unveiled by First Lady on Thursday The First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari and the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu will on Thursday unveil

World Contraceptive Day: Stakeholders tasks Lagos Government on timely release of FP funds

As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark 2019 Word Contraception Day (WCD), yesterday, September 26, Civil Society Groups and other stakeholders in Lagos have called on the

Lagos First Lady urges stakeholders to fight cancer ignorance

as Sebeccly, others conduct free screening and treatment of 7, 000 women To eliminate cervical cancer in Lagos and Nigeria in general, the First Lady of Lagos State, Dr Mrs.

Lagos shuts 20 health facilitate for non-compliance  with regulatory standards

assures  public of efficient service delivery via E-HEFAMAA No fewer than 20 health facilities were shut down by the Lagos State Government through the Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency

Eti-Osa to get General  Hospital , Gov. Sanwo-Olu pledges

Unveils 110-Bed Mother Child Hospital  Lagos State Governor, Mr.Babajide Sanwo-Olu  has promised to construct a general hospital at Eti-Osa, one of the local government area in the state,  to serve

Sanwo-Olu restates pledge for speedy completion of health projects

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has restated his commitment to speedy completion of all on-going projects in the State health sector in line with his administration’s drive

Lagos shuts 52 illegal, substandard pharmacies, patent medicine stores

No fewer than 52 pharmacies, patent medicine shops and unlicensed premises at Isolo, Egbeda, Ikotun, Bariga and Somolu in Oshodi-Isolo, Alimosho and Somolu Local government areas of Lagos were sealed

Ita-faji building collapse: Victims get clinical follow-up, rehabilitation

  As part of efforts to ensure full recovery from trauma and ill health, the Lagos Government through the Ministry of Health has commenced general clinical follow-up and rehabilitation sessions

Make blood donation a habit- Haematologist urges Nigerians

A Consultant Haematologist, Prof. Suleiman Akanmu, has called on Nigerians to make blood donation a regular thing in order to be free from diseases related to excess amount of iron

Lagos records three new polio cases

• Commences house to house immunisation   The Lagos State government today confirmed three new cases of polio in the state even as it admonished parents and guardian to present

Lagos trains 825 health workers on attitudinal change

• Perm Sec urges workers to embrace professional core values A cross section of health workers at one of the training sessions In its bid to foster qualitative health care

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Hygeia HMO Debuts ‘Street Talk’ in partnership with Rhythm 93.7 FM Lagos

Hygeia and Rhythm 93.7 fm officials during the launch of the programme To improve awareness on crucial health issues across the country by featuring rapid-fire questions and answers focused on

Lagos re-energises TB control intervention

To address human resource and data gathering challenges Lagos State Government has rejigged its tuberculosis (TB) control interventions to reduce the prevalence of the disease in the State. Permanent Secretary

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‘Shun medical tourism, have confidence in Nigerian hospitals, Health Minister begs Nigerians

The Minister of State for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire,  yesterday urged Nigerians to shun overseas medical tourism and have confidence in the country’s health facilities, particularly the Centres with improved