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News and Events

January 31, 2020

Coronavirus: Lagos to quarantine Chinese returnees, WHO declares emergency

The Lagos State Government said on Thursday it had reached an agreement with the China Embassy in Nigeria to quarantine all Chinese returning to Lagos from […]
January 29, 2020


WHAT IS HAPPENING The Lagos State Ministry of Health is closely monitoring an outbreak caused by a novel (new) coronavirus which was first noticed in Wuhan […]
January 28, 2020

Lassa fever Healthcare Worker Advisory

Lassa fever Healthcare Worker Advisory Lassa fever is a major public health challenge in West Africa, with Nigeria bearing the highest burden. It is an acute […]
June 24, 2019

Lagos State Government set to introduce e-platform to ease health service delivery

The Lagos State Government says it is introducing e-Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA), to ease registration of facilities and health service delivery. Lagos state […]
July 3, 2017

HEFAMAA Shuts Empire Medical Centre Over Quackery

The Lagos State Government, through its Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA), has sealed the Empire Medical Centre located at 10, Soyebo Street, Ikorodu and […]
May 4, 2017

PharmAccess, IFC Support Lagos to Strengthen HEFAMAA

PharmAccess Foundation Nigeria and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have called for effective reposition and action plan to address staffing and infrastructural challenges facing the Lagos […]
November 29, 2016

Lagos shuts 13 hospitals over quackery

The Lagos State Government on Monday said it has shut 13 health facilities across the state over quackery. The government also vowed to clampdown on more […]
November 10, 2016

Lagos will Renovate, Equip PHCs Needing Interventions, Says Onanuga

As a reaction to the recently published article in THISDAY, titled ‘How Rot in Lagos PHCs Fuel Maternal and Newborn Deaths’ the Special Adviser to Lagos […]
September 6, 2016

Lagos is restoring confidence in primary health care – Onanuga

The Primary Healthcare  is essential health care that is based on scientifically sound and socially acceptable methods and technology that make universal health care accessible to […]