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June 20, 2022
HEFAMAA Downgrades Lagos Executive Cardiovascular Center to a Hospital
The Lagos Executive Cardiovascular Centre (LECC) has been downgraded from a Specialist Hospital category to a Hospital category. The Executive Secretary, Health Facilities Monitoring and Accreditation […]
June 4, 2022
HEFAMAA Commences Investigation Into the Death of a Female Patient: Pledges to Impose Sanctions Appropriately.
The Chairman, Governing Board, Health Facilities Monitoring and Accreditation Agency, (HEFAMAA), Dr. Yemisi Solanke Koya has disclosed that the Agency on Friday, commenced investigations into the […]
May 30, 2022
Monkeypox Healthcare Worker Advisory
  Monkeypox Healthcare Worker Advisory Monkeypox is a rare viral zoonotic infectious disease (i.e. an infection transmitted from animals to humans) that occurs sporadically, primarily in […]
May 27, 2022
HEFAMAA Releases Process of Investigating Petitions from the Public and Health Facilities.
The Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency, (HEFAMAA) has released a template for investigating complaints from members of the public and health facilities to facilitate justice […]
May 21, 2022
We Are Committed to Delivering Quality Services to Actualize Our Regulatory Mandate: HEFAMAA Boss …Shutdown 14 Facilities in Four Months.
The Executive Secretary, Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA), Dr Abiola Idowu has reiterated the Agency’s commitment to delivering its statutory roles and responsibilities toward […]
March 17, 2022
A Quick Guideline for Registration/Renewal of Health Facility on the e-HEFAMAA Platform
To access the e-HEFAMAA portal for registration or renewal, the under listed documents are required: For a new registration: Letter of Intent to the Commissioner for […]
December 23, 2021
HEFAMAA Begins Regulation of FBTMD to Safeguard the Health of the Citizens
The Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA) has disclosed that it is set to begin the implementation of the policy that will ensure that Foreign-Based […]
December 9, 2021
HEFAMAA Sensitizes Residents of Lagos Island
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December 7, 2021
HEFAMAA Closes Nine Facilities In Two Months: Set to Begin Franchising in 2022.
The Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA) has shut down nine health facilities in the months of October and November 2021. The Executive Secretary of […]
November 25, 2021
Announcement
The attention of the Lagos State Ministry of Health (the “Ministry of Health”) has been drawn to a video and allegations emanating from an incident involving […]
November 12, 2021
HEFAMAA Reopens Vedic Lifecare Hospital
The Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency, (HEFAMAA) has reopened Vedic Lifecare Hospital. The Executive Secretary of the Agency, Dr. Abiola Idowu who made the disclosure […]
October 31, 2021
HEFAMAA Shuts Down Vedic Hospital for Non-Compliance with Regulatory Standards: Set to Introduce a Policy to Regulate FBTMD
The Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency, (HEFAMAA) has shut down Vedic Lifecare Hospital, for engaging unlicensed expatriates. The Executive Secretary of the Agency, Dr. Abiola […]
October 31, 2021
HEFAMAA Shuts Down Vedic Hospital For Non-Compliance With Regulatory Standards: Set to Introduce a Policy to Regulate FBTMD
THE FACILITY HAS BEEN REOPENED, CLICK HERE The Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency, (HEFAMAA) has shut down Vedic Lifecare Hospital, for engaging unlicensed expatriates. The […]
October 17, 2021
Ministry of Health Visits HEFAMAA: PS Commends Agency for Effective Service Delivery
The Permanent Secretary, Yobe State Ministry of Health, Mr. Hamidu Muhammad Alhaji has commended the Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA) for its efforts in […]
October 16, 2021
HEFAMAA Sensitizes Lagosians on Roles and Responsibilities
The Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency, (HEFAMAA) began a sensitization campaign on the 27th of July 2021 in Badagry division and afterwards,  in Ikorodu and […]
October 6, 2021
COVID-19: HEFAMAA Shuts Down a Unit of St. Nicholas Hospital
The Covid-19 Treatment Unit of the St. Nicholas Hospital located at 18, Faramobi Ajike St, Anthony Village, has been shut down by the Health Facility Monitoring […]
October 5, 2021
HEFAMAA Shuts Down Top Goodness Center for Illegal Operation
The Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA), yesterday shut down Top Goodness Health Centre located at 3, Saka Ologuna Maroko, Ajah in Eti-Osa local government […]
September 29, 2021
HEFAMAA Closes 17 Health Facilities in Two Months: Sensitizes Epe Residents on Roles and Responsibilities
The Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency, HEFAMAA has sealed 17 health facilities across the state in the months of July and August 2021. The Executive […]
September 4, 2021
HEFAMAA Set to Upgrade Electronic Platform to Simplify Registration of Health Facilities
The Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA) has initiated moves to upgrade its electronic platform to ease the process of registration and renewal of health […]
August 14, 2021
Review and Validation of Health Facility Standards
The Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA) has developed draft standards for over twenty schedules/categories of health facilities in Lagos State in collaboration with PharmAccess […]
July 27, 2021
Lagos Has Zero-tolerance for Quackery- HEFAMAA Boss: Shuts Down 18 Facilities in Two Months
The Executive Secretary, Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency, (HEFAMAA), Dr. Abiola Idowu has reiterated the State Government’s zero-tolerance for quackery to safeguard the health of […]
July 12, 2021
PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY
LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT MINISTRY OF HEALTH HEALTH FACILITY MONITORING AND ACCREDITATION AGENCY (HEFAMAA) PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY The third wave of Coronavirus pandemic is imminent as evident […]
July 12, 2021
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 […]
July 12, 2021
PUBLIC NOTICE TO HEALTH FACILITIES IN LAGOS STATE
LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT MINISTRY OF HEALTH HEALTH FACILITY MONITORING AND ACCREDITATION AGENCY (HEFAMAA) PUBLIC NOTICE The Lagos State Ministry of Health has been receiving information that […]
July 12, 2021
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 […]
June 10, 2021
LAGOS SHUTS DOWN PREMIER SPECIALIST MEDICAL CENTER’S ICU
LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT HEALTH FACILITY MONITORING AND ACCREDITATION AGENCY, HEFAMAA PRESS RELEASE PEJU UGBOMA: LAGOS SHUTS DOWN PREMIER SPECIALIST MEDICAL CENTER’S ICU. ……… Says Investigation ongoing. […]
April 23, 2021
LASG SHUTDOWN ST’ KLAUS GERMAN HOSPITAL FOR OPERATING ILLEGALLY
PRESS RELEASE LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT HEALTH FACILITY MONITORING AND ACCREDITATION AGENCY, HEFAMAA LASG SHUTDOWN ST’ KLAUS GERMAN HOSPITAL FOR OPERATING ILLEGALLY The Health Facility Monitoring and […]
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 […]