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LUTHThe Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) has discharged 150 people that had been placed under surveillance for Lassa fever after two infected victims died at the institution earlier this month.

In a report by Vanguard, the hospital revealed this on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, stating that 40 other people are still being monitored for signs of infection.

Isaac Adewole2The Association of Resident Doctors on Wednesday stated its readiness to embark on an indefinite strike on Monday, September 4, 2017, over alleged failed promises by the Federal Government.
 
This was disclosed at a press conference in Kano.
Aaron MotsoalediSouth Africa’s Minister of Health, Aaron Motsoaledi, has mocked African leaders who seek medical attention outside the continent, a category President Muhammdu Buhari falls under.
 
He said the practice has become a major drain on their countries’ health expenditures. The minister said it was shameful that African leaders frequently seek medical care abroad while most of their countries have substandard facilities.

2016 08 25 63559The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has embarked on a series of workshops for directors and other high-level representatives of newly accredited hospitals, pharmacies, laboratories, optometry, dental and physiotherapy clinics to ensure effective healthcare coverage to all registered enrollees of the scheme.

Lagos Zonal Coordinator, Mrs. Awala Ebijuwa, delivering the welcome address at the education workshop, said “the mandate of the NHIS is to ensure easy access to qualitative and affordable healthcare to all subscribing individuals irrespective of gender, age or economic status.”
Governor Udom mmanuel Akwa IbomAkwa Ibom State government has taken some far-reaching measures to rescue the collapsing healthcare infrastructure in public hospitals in the state, following the rise in infants and maternal deaths in most government-owned health centres in the state.
 
Checks by Nigerian Tribune revealed appalling state of facilities in most primary health care centres across the 31 local government areas.

AmbodeThe Lagos State Ministry of Health and the Primary Healthcare Board, in collaboration with EpidAlert, is working towards using technology to reorganise communities around disaster prevention, warning, response and recovery. 

A statement from the founder of EpidAlert, Dr. Lawal Bakare, yesterday said they are set to launch AlertClinic on Thursday in Yaba, Lagos. 

Health Records Officers Registration Board of NigeriaThe Health Records Officers Registration Board of Nigeria has called for the transfer of health information management training from University Teaching Hospitals to polytechnics.
 
Registrar of the Board, Alhaji Mohammed Ibrahim Mami, made the call yesterday in Abuja during a coordinators meeting on repositioning health information management training in Nigeria.

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