Alert! Kwara Records First Lassa Fever Case

By: Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara The Kwara State Government has confirmed a case of Lassa Fever infection in the state. The State Commissioner for Health, Alhaji Atolagbe Alege announced the discovery…

Lassa Fever: Ondo Govt Trains 54 Surveillance Officers To Prevent Spread

Following the outbreak of Lassa Fever in about 20 States of the Federation, the Ondo State Government has trained 54 surveillance officers and informants as a proactive measure to safeguard…

No Case of Lassa Fever in Osun – Govt.

By: Tunde Oyekola, Osogbo. The Government of Osun State, has called on the people of the state to be vigilant and maintain the highest hygiene standard possible in the light…

Doctors Stop Work at LAUTECH Hospital

Resident doctors at the Ladoke Akintola Teaching Hospital, (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso, Oyo State, have vowed not to return to work until the state government addressed the poor welfare conditions they have…

I’m Okay, Only Need to Obey Doctors’ Orders, President Buhari Tells Visiting Media Team

By: Toriola Olajide President Muhammadu Buhari says there is tremendous improvement in his health, indeed, he wishes to return home, “but I’ve learnt to obey my doctor’s orders, rather than…

Man Tested Positive for Lassa Fever in Ogun

A 22-year-old male patient has been tested positive for Lassa fever at the Ogun State General Hospital,  Ijaiye,   Abeokuta. The patient, whose name was not given, was said to have…

$8.8m Worth of Mosquito Nets For Distribution in Osun

The National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) in collaboration with Catholic Relief Service has earmarked $8.8 million dollars for the procurement of Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLIN) to fight malaria disease…

3 LUTH Health Workers Contact Lassa Fever

Three health workers, out of the 100 that had contact with a pregnant woman who died of Lassa fever at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, has been tested positive…

Let Babies Enjoy Breastfeeding – Lagos Comm. Tells Fathers

Lagos State Commissioner for Information, Mr Steve Ayorinde, has urged fathers not to compete for space with their babies during the period of breastfeeding. Ayorinde gave the advice in a…

Ogun Inaugurates 38-Man Committe on SSHDP

The Ogun State Government has inaugurated a 38 man committee on State Strategic Health Development Plan (SSHDP), in conjunction with Pathfinder International in order to reduce maternal, child mortality rate…