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Sanwo-Olu Asks Residents to Register for Health Insurance

On 10/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday called on residents to register for the Health Insurance Scheme introduced by the government to improve health care delivery in the state.   He[...]

‘LASUTH Didn’t Demand Money before Treating Gunshot Patient’

On 10/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The management of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, has reacted to an allegation that it demanded money before treating a gunshot patient. Recall that the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the O[...]

80% of Primary Health Facilities in Niger State are Non-functional, Says Govt

On 10/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Despite the national drive for Universal Health Coverage (UHC), which ensures access to affordable and quality health care, over 80 per cent of Primary Health Care (PHC) facilities are non-functional in Niger State, th[...]

Health Specialist Urges FG to Invest in Child Nutrition

On 10/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Chairman and Managing Director, First Foundation and Africa Future (FFAF), Dr. Tosin Ajayi has called on the Nigerian government to invest in healthy nutrition for the benefit of mothers and children.   Sp[...]

FG, Lagos Partner to Combat Maternal, Newborn Mortality

On 10/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

As part of plans to address Nigeria’s poor maternal and child health issues, the federal government and the Lagos State government recently launched a 149-bed Mother and Child Centre (MCC) at the Igando General H[...]

LASUTH, Samsung Provide Free Cataract Surgery

On 10/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, in collaboration with Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria has performed free cataract surgery for 100 people. The Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Prof Adetokunb[...]

Gynaecologist Seeks NHIS Coverage for IVF

On 10/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Agynaecologist and director of Olives Specialist Clinic and Fertility Centre, Ado Ekiti, Dr Adebayo Adeniyi, has canvassed coverage of In-vitro fertilisation by the National Health Insurance Scheme to enable many Niger[...]

Reps Proposes Health Bank Bill

On 10/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Health Care and Services, Dr Samuel Adejare, has said that the committee is working on a bill for the establishment of a health bank, which will help to[...]

Rising Emigration of Pharmacists

On 10/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has expressed fear on the rising number of pharmacists who are emigrating from Nigeria to seek for a “better life abroad.”   Speaking with press men at t[...]

Sanwo-Olu Promises to Explore Technology for Better Healthcare Delivery

On 10/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday said that his administration would explore the advantages of technology to ensure adequate healthcare delivery to residents. He noted that advancement in technology has[...]

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