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Lagos Sensitise Oshodi-Isolo Residents on Health Insurance Scheme Benefits

…. As Council Boss promises affordable health scheme for residents The Oshodi-Isolo local government has played host to the Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA) as the Agency sensitises residents on the state government health insurance scheme. Given the assurance on Thursday at the sensitisation programme at Kairo Market Oshodi, the Vice Chairman of the […]

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Council Boss Seeks Partnership to Bring General Hospital to Oshodi

In his determination to ensure good health care system for his people, the executive chairman of Oshodi-Isolo local government, Otunba Kehinde Almaroof Oloyede, has sought partnership with the Lagos state government to build a general hospital that will be able to treat cardiac cases and other related health issues in the council. Oloyede stated this […]

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Resident doctors call off strike, announces resumption date

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended its nationwide strike. This came barely two months after its members downed tools. Recall that on August 2, the NARD embarked on a strike over “irregular payment of salaries”, among other issues. Efforts of different stakeholders, including President Muhammadu Buhari, and the House of Representatives, to […]

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100 Women gets Fistula Operations in Maiduguri

Hundred women with Vesico Vaginal Fistula, VVF were on Thursday successful operated on as the North-East Development Commission, NEDC, and the Borno State government, flagged off on Tuesday a Free Fistula Repair Campaign Project, FFRCP in Maiduguri. The women had their Fistula repairs in successful corrective surgeries at the State Specialist Hospital, Maiduguri at the […]

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Sanwo-Olu Reactivates Restrictions as COVID-19 Third Wave Hits Lagos

…Isolation Centres Filling Up Again, Says Governor …In-Bound Travellers Defaulting Isolation Protocols Risk Prosecution, Imprisonment Lagos State Government has raised the alarm of a possible third wave of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, following a sharp increase in the number of positive cases recorded in the last few weeks. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, imposed restrictions and […]

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Sanwo-Olu, Health Workers Receive First Jab of COVID-19 Vaccine

•Deputy Governor, Health Commissioner Vaccinated •88 Centres Opened Across State for Vaccination The first jab of AstraZeneca Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine has been administered in Lagos State. The Incident Commander in the State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, kicked off the vaccine rollout programme after he got the first jab of the serum supplied by the Federal Government. […]

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Lagos receives Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Lagos State has received doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the Federal Government. This was disclosed on Tuesday by Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu while speaking at the 2021 International Women’s Day celebration organised by the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation held at Police College, Ikeja. Governor Sanwo-Olu disclosed that the […]

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Sanwo-Olu Inaugurates Fully Equiped Primary Health Centre in Ifelodun LCDA

…As Lagos Council Boss Turns Dumpsite to Hospital …Governor Formally Opens Renovated Local Govt Secretariat Destroyed In Endsars Protests A state-of-the-art Primary Health Centre (PHC) was, on Saturday, commissioned by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in Alaba-Oro, Ifelodun Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Amukoko area of the State. The two-storey fully equipped healthcare facility is a […]