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Lagos trains 1000 workers to boost healthcare delivery


The Lagos State Government has trained no fewer than 1,000 health workers to boost primary, secondary and tertiary health facilities on emerging infectious diseases.

It disclosed this at a two-day Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme by the State Ministry of Health aimed at improving healthcare delivery in the state.

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Titilayo Goncalves said the programme was geared towards enhancing the state preparedness and response in the prevention and control of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases such as Ebola, Lassa Fever, Monkey Pox and other viral hemorrhagic diseases.


She added that the training was also organised to improve competencies and relevance of staff, build robust relationship between health workers and clients and maintain a high level of professionalism in health service delivery.

She said topics on healthcare workers’ attitude, communication and coping with stress were treated.

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