Posts From Juliet Umeh

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

LUTH doctors begin two-day warning strike

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital Medical doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, this morning, began a two-day warning strike over shortage of doctors, unpaid salaries and victimisation of

Lagos unveils guidelines to regulate ART practice

Makes registration of Assisted Fertility and Reproductive Health  providers compulsory Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, Dr. Jide Idris has unveiled new regulations and guidelines to guide assisted fertility practice

Provide PrEP to all vulnerable groups if you want to eradicate HIV, advocacy group  tells FG 

Says daily intake reduces the risk of HIV from sex by 90%   In order achieve  “zero level”  HIV/AIDS infections or keep it to the barest minimal in Nigeria, the

Poisonous ‘Ponmo’: Lagos arrest 3

Warns  against purchase of foods from doubtful sources  Lagos State government said it has arrested three persons connected with the sale of toxic cow-skin popularly known as ‘Ponmo’ in Ojo

NAIP urges FG to build pharmaceutical production plants  

Commences Annual Conference tomorrow Towards its effort to ensure a strategic re-positioning of the Nigerian Pharmaceutical Industry to attract more innovations and churns out competitive products for the international market

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Buhari Unveils Refurbished 170-bed ‘Ayinke House’

President, Muhammadu Buhari today unveiled the rehabilitated and upgraded Institute of Maternal and Child Health popularly known as ‘Ayinke House’ at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) towards reduction

Lagos restates resolve to partner private sector for improved health care delivery

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode The Lagos State government has restated its resolve to work together with interested members of the organized private sector as well as professional bodies in delivering affordable

HCPAN tasks government to resolve NHIS crisis to achieve UHC

calls for mandatory health insurance to all Nigerians                                             

Lagos plans for World Health Day

• To hold sensitization walk, health summit, medical screening and community clean up exercise Dr. Idris The Lagos State Ministry of Health in partnership with Multipro Enterprise Limited, MPEL, makers

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Health communication expert urges Nigerians to embrace regular medical check

A Health Communication Expert, Ms Kemi Olawoye, has called on Nigerians to cultivate the attitude of regular medical checkup in order to take charge of their health. Olawoye, the Chief

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Why diabetes mgt. in Nigeria needs urgent Govt. intervention, stakeholders speak

• NHO, in collaboration with Roche, holds 2018 WDD Media Round table Round Table Faculty (L-R): Accu-Chek Strategic Account Manager, Roche Products Limited Diabetes Care, Mrs Folasade Olufemi-Ajayi, Regional Sales

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Civil societies raise alarm on increased mother/child death in Nigeria

Every 12 minutes, Nigeria looses one woman to due to complications of pregnancy and this, according to WHO, UNICEF and UNFPA, resulted in the death of 58,000 women, in 2015

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NNPC/Chevron National Arts competition for secondary schools winners emerge

Education Minister canvases collaboration with corporate bodies The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has urged Nigerians to consistently coach children to think creatively in order to become champions while

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Psychiatric unit staff emerges 2018 LUTH best staff, receives N.25m

Mrs Lateef Ibijoke (3rd from right) receiving her special recognition award As part of efforts to encourage its staff, the board of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi Araba,

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Enter ‘DiagnosMe.Africa’ online portal

• Now you can access medical tests at home Stack Diagnostics, a premium molecular diagnostics and personalised medicine company, has unveiled an online portal known as DiagnosMe.Africa  to enhance health