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February 22, 2021
PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY FOLLOWING DECLARATION OF EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE OUTBREAK IN GUINEA
What is Happening? The Lagos State Ministry of Health is aware and closely monitoring an Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in Guinea, which was declared on […]
October 11, 2020
HEFAMAA PROMISES IMPROVED SERVICE DELIVERY
LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT HEALTH FACILITIES MONITORING AND ACCREDITATION AGENCY, HEFAMAA PRESS RELEASE HEFAMAA PROMISES IMPROVED SERVICE DELIVERY …Moves to a new office. The Health Facilities Monitoring […]
May 27, 2020
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPROVAL FOR COVID-19 MANAGEMENT
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPROVAL FOR COVID-19 MANAGEMENT 1. Assessment of the facility by Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA), Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Pillar of […]
April 9, 2020
PROTOCOL FOR ENSURING THE WELFARE OF HEALTH CARE WORKERS IN COVID-19 RESPONSE
LAGOS STATE MINISTRY OF HEALTH HEALTH FACILITY MONITORING AND ACCREDITATION AGENCY PROTOCOL FOR ENSURING THE WELFARE OF HEALTH CARE WORKERS IN COVID-19 RESPONSE Health care workers […]
April 9, 2020
PROTOCOL FOR COVID-19 IN HEALTH CARE FACILITY
LAGOS STATE MINISTRY OF HEALTH HEALTH FACILITY MONITORING AND ACCREDITATION AGENCY PROTOCOL FOR COVID-19 IN HEALTH CARE FACILITY This protocol entails infection prevention and control for […]
March 26, 2020
Press Release: Registration on e-HEFAMAA Portal
The board of the Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency at its last meeting decided that due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the economic impact of […]
March 26, 2020
HEALTH FACILITY MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT
Definition: Medical waste is any kind of waste that contains infectious material that has the potential of causing illness. This definition includes waste generated by healthcare […]
March 26, 2020
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)
PPE is specialized clothing or equipment used to prevent contact with hazardous substances. Its use is an integral part of infection control and prevention measures that […]
February 28, 2020
FIRST CASE OF CORONAVIRUS CONFIRMED IN LAGOS
The Ministry of Health in Lagos State has confirmed its first case of COVID-19 and reported it to the Federal Ministry of Health. The case, which […]
February 28, 2020
CORONA VIRUS: REDDINGTON HOSPITAL PATIENT TESTS NEGATIVE – LASG
LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT MINISTRY OF HEALTH PRESS RELEASE CORONA VIRUS: REDDINGTON HOSPITAL PATIENT TESTS NEGATIVE – LASG Lagos State Government has said that the Chinese citizen […]
February 26, 2020
“Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)” now available
We are pleased to announce the online course “Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)” is now available on OpenWHO. You can access the […]
February 3, 2020
nCoV: LASG ADVISES RETURNEES FROM AFFECTED COUNTRIES TO OBSERVE SELF QUARANTINE
…..Says no Suspected or Confirm Case in Lagos Lagos State Government has advised all travelers returning from China or exposed to a traveler from China or […]
February 3, 2020
How to observe unsupervised self-quarantine
January 31, 2020
Lagos Govt, Chinese Embassy Agree To Quarantine Returning Chinese Citizens
The Lagos State Government has reached an agreement with the Chinese Embassy to ensure that Chinese citizens remain in their country for now to avert the […]
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
NOVEL (NEW) CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK
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 […]