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Lagos to host Africa discourse on health security, biological threat

In continuation of efforts to ensure that the Africa continent strengthens its health security to mitigate biological threats and consolidate on the gains made in tackling different emerging infectious diseases,

Lagos screens, offers primary ear care to over 1000 pupils

Provides Pupils with Hearing Aids As part of efforts to reduce hearing impairment amongst school children, particularly pupils with educationally significant hearing loss, the Lagos State Government in collaboration with

Lagos unveils code of conduct handbook for traditional medicine practitioners

The Lagos State Government yesterday unveiled a code of conduct handbook for traditional, complementary and alternative medicine practitioners as part of efforts to regulate their practice in the State. The

Lagos seals 19 medicine outlets for non-compliance to regulatory standards 

Lagos State Government through its Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods has shut down 19 medicine outlets around Igando-Ikotun in Alimosho Local Government area of the State

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Lagos to deploy new tool to combat malaria

  partners firm to implement rollback malaria strategies Lagos State Government has pledged to scale up innovation and deploy new tools to combat Malaria, just as it restated its commitment

Lagos commences prosecution of COVID-19 guidelines defaulters

Concerned with the dramatic rise in COVID-19 positive cases seen in the evolving fourth wave, the Lagos State Government has commenced prosecution of inbound international passengers who fail to submit

Lagos to host 7th African conference on ‘One Health and Biosecurity’

As part of efforts to ensure that the Africa continent improves on its preparedness and brace up to the challenges posed by emerging infectious diseases and biosecurity threats, the Lagos

Lagos kicks off administration of Moderna vaccine

Uptake is Impressive – Health Commissioner The Lagos State Government commenced the administration of the Moderna COVID vaccine yesterday at the designated 183 vaccination sites across the State. State Commissioner

Lagos Govt. takes steps to prevent COVID-19 third wave

The Lagos State Government says all its facilities have been placed on high alert to pick up early trends that may suggest a third wave of COVID-19 in the state.

Lagos begins construction of new Massey Street Children’s Hospital

Construction work has commenced at the site designated for the new Massey Street Children’s Hospital located at the Adeniji Adele Road, Lagos Island. Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi who

Lagos Health Commissioner recovers from COVID-19

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has recovered from COVID-19 infection, a week after contracting the virus. Mr Gbenga Omotoso, the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, made

Lagos expands COVID-19 response capacity

Approves private health facilities for testing and management of sases Lagos State government has expanded its COVID19 response capacity with the accreditation of seven private laboratories to boost its testing

COVID-19 test is free in Lagos

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said that COVID-19 tests in all approved testing centres in Lagos State are carried out free of charge. Abayomi  stated this 

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

Coronavirus: Don’t panic, Sanwo-Olu tells Lagos residents

Says patient in stable condition Health workers on the trail of Victim’s Contacts Lagos State Government has raised its level of response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) incident, following a reported case

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

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

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

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Lagos begins campaign against schistosomiasis today

Lagos State Government will soon embark on medical intervention campaign against Schistosomiasis, a neglected tropical disease in the state. The disease is said to be endemic in seven local government

Gastroenteritis: Lagos confirms 11 deaths

400 cases reported, 370 treated and discharged Health Commissioner says situation under control The Lagos State Government has confirmed the death of 11 people from the recent outbreak of Gastroenteritis in

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

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