Posts From Juliet Umeh

Sanwo-Olu orders closure of Lagos markets

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered closure of all markets and  stores in Lagos state except those selling food, water, drugs and other essential life saving items  from Thursday 26th March,

Lagos shuts 32 illegal. unregistered pharmacies and patent medicine stores

Lagos State Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods has shut 32 pharmacies and patent medicine stores for offences bordering on illegal operation and operating beyond scope of

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Aggressive infant formula marketing strategy, tradition, bane of exclusive breastfeeding – Wellbeing Foundation

Alive & Thrive project of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, has listed aggressive marketing strategy employed by sellers of infant formulas and tradition as some of the top reasons mothers in

COVID-19: Lagos orders civil servants to stay at home

Lagos State Governor, Mr .  Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has asked Civil Servant on GL 01-12 to stay at home starting from tomorrow, 23 March 2020 for next 14 Days as a

COVID-19: We have broken transmission circle – Lagos Health Commissioner

Lagos State Government has disclosed that it has been able to break the circle of person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 from the index case in the State. The Commissioner for Health,

COVID-19: Lagos isolates 6 more

 3 test negative A family of four children and their teacher who recently returned from the United States of America and suspected for COVID-19 has been isolated at the Biosecurity

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Coronavirus update: Over 100 now on Lagos contact list, as 2 test negative

Sanwo-Olu tasks LG, CDA chairmen on public enlightenment Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu today, March 2, disclosed that two persons suspected and tested for Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19)

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu visits Lagos isolation facility

Expresses confidence in counter measures Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has again re-assured Nigerians that the State remained committed to every effort geared towards preventing the human-to-human transmission of the virus, following

Nigeria confirms first Coronavirus case

 The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed a cotonavirus (COVID-19) in Lagos State.  The case, which was confirmed on the 27th of February 2020, is the first case to be

Corona Virus: Suspected Lagos case tests negative

No case in Lagos, health commissioner insists Lagos State Government has said that the Chinese citizen who presented at the Reddington Hospital, Ikeja yesterday  (February 26)  and suspected to have

Lagos records first case of Lassa fever

Govt. calls for calm, advises  on safety precaution Lagos has recorded a case of the Lassa Hemorrhagic fever which has been reported to be raging in over 19 States in

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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

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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.