Tag "Edo State"

USAID commends Edo’s response to lassa fever upsurge

Pledges more support As more partner agencies respond to the current upsurge of Lassa Fever in Edo State, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has commended the state health ministry

Lassa Fever: WHO officials visit Edo Health Commissioner

Edo State Commissioner for Health Prof Obehi Akoria has assured that the government would leave no stone unturned as it collaborates with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other partner

Lassa fever: Edo confirms one death, 12 new cases

Edo State, at the weekend, confirmed one death from Lassa fever and 12 new cases as the government steps up measures to contain the spread of the disease across all

Lassa fever: Edo health officials, WHO, partner agencies, storm affected communities to sensitize members

Edo State Health Commissioner, Prof. Obehi Akoria yesterday, led senior officials of the health ministry, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other partner agencies to some local governments most hit

Edo begins free medical outreach to local governments

as health Commissioner leads volunteers to provide services at Esan West LGA No fewer than 800 residents from various communities in Esan West Local Government Area of Edo state received

Edo splashes awards on best performing LGAs in Vaccination

The Edo State government honoured three local governments, penultimate  Wednesday, for their outstanding performance in the state’s immunisation programme in 2022. The Local governments – Akoko Edo LGA, Uhumwonde LGA

‘We have successfully remodeled Edo State’s health care system’

Exactly one year ago, the governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki appointed Prof. Obehi Akoria, a consultant physician and head of the Geriatric team of the University of Benin

Edo moves to domesticate National Health Act

In line with Governor Godwin Obaseki’s pledge to domesticate the National Health Act (NHAct) in his efforts to improve health care delivery in Edo State, the State Ministry of Health,

Edo State unveils new campaign for COVID-19 vaccination

Edo State government has launched a new campaign plan to boost immunity against COVID-19 in the state. Launching the campaign tagged “Scales 3.0 Strategy for accelerating COVID-19 Vaccination,”  at Ugbor

Lassa fever: NCDC monitoring team visits Edo

Commissioner pledges cooperation towards elimination Edo State Commissioner for Health Prof. Obehi Akoria has assured the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) of the state’s resolve to strengthen its collaboration

Edo intensifies response to contain monkeypox

Patients recount experience After four days of complaining of fever, headache, fatigue and cough, 40 year-old Mr V Ehosa (not real name), a land seller residing in Benin, Edo State,

Edo indigenes laud telemedicine initiative

Indigenes of Edo state have expressed gratitude to the state government for the introduction of telemedicine in health institutions across the state.  The initiative was launched by the government recently

COVID-19: NLNG donates medical equipment to Edo, Adamawa

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has donated medical equipment to Edo and Adamawa states as part of its contribution to the N11.4 billion Oil and Gas Industry Collaborative Initiative, spearheaded by

Edo governor commissions private hi-tech medical facility in Benin

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki recently declared open  the Benin Medical Care (BMC), a private ultra-modern Medical facility in the state capital, describing the  60-bed hospital as  “a visionary

NCDC investigates fresh yellow fever cases in Edo state

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) today announced that it has commenced investigation on a suspected outbreak of yellow fever in Edo State. In a statement signed by the