Tags : Commissioner For Health

“No Evidence Of Cholera Outbreak In Oyo Community” -Commissioner

The Oyo State Ministry of Health has declared that there is no evidence to back recent claims of a cholera outbreak in Lagun Village of Lagelu Local Government Area of Ibadan, Oyo State. The Ministry, which submitted the report of its technical committee that investigated the matter, said in a report signed by the Commissioner […]

COVID-19: Lagos Govt Commences House-To-House Case Search

The Lagos State Government has commenced a house-to-house active case Search to figure possible cases of COVID-19 in the state.  This was revealed by the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, during a joint ministerial press briefing on COVID-19 intervention in the state on Thursday, April 9, 2020. According to the Commissioner, the […]

Lagos Begins COVID-19 Clinical Trial

Lagos state plans to start COVID-19 clinical trial in partnership with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and other institutions. This was revealed by the Lagos State  Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi at a briefing on Monday, April 6, 2020. He added that the state is looking to activate some other testing sites […]

Coronavirus: Oyo Govt Declares Emergency, Sets Up Emergency Operation, Diagnostic

Amid growing concerns over the Coronavirus pandemic, Oyo State Government has declared an emergency by ordering the immediate closure of Schools and the inauguration of Emergency Operation Centres, among other measures. The State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, who addressed Newsmen late on Friday, March 20, 2020, after the inaugural meeting of the State’s COVID-19 Task […]

Lassa Fever: “Store House-Hold Refuse In Sanitary Refuse Bags, Tight-Fitting

Lagos State has recorded a case of the Lassa Hemorrhagic fever which has been reported to be raging in over 19 States in the country. The State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, in a statement on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, confirmed that the patient is currently in isolation at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital. […]

Lassa Fever Kills One In Borno, Three Others Hospitalized

Borno State Government has advised people of the State to imbibe hygienic and preventive practices that would deny carrier rodents a breeding ground and consequently, curtail further spread of the virus. The State Government gave this warning while reacting to the first Lassa fever death recorded in the State this year’s outbreak. The Commissioner For […]