Dr. Titilayo Goncalves
‘One million residents to enjoy maternal childcare services in Lagos’
Over one million women of child-bearing age and children will benefit from various maternal and childcare services to be provided by the 110-bed Maternal and Childcare Centre (MCC) built by the Lagos State government for women and children in Eti-Osa Local Council of the state.
‘Sanwo-Olu to complete all on-going projects on time’
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has restated his commitment to the speedy completion of all on-going projects in the State health sector in line with his administration’s drive to improve access to quality and efficient healthcare services, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Titilayo Goncalves has said.
Measles: No outbreak in Niger, Plateau, Lagos
Following the reported outbreak of measles in some parts of the country, Niger, Lagos, and Plateau states, however, said no case was recorded in the states. Suspected cases of the disease were recorded at Wusar Community of Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, where some children died.
Men, beliefs hinder family planning
The Lagos State Government has identified beliefs and men as parts of the cogs in the wheels in ensuring compliance of family planning, especially in the rural areas
Lagos to sanction traders using Sniper to preserve raw foods
The Lagos State government has threatened to sanction traders, marketers and processors of raw foods who use unapproved chemicals for killing pests on raw food noting that the state government is against any practices inimical to the good health and wellbeing of the populace.
10 Ijegun pipeline fire victims die in hospital - Official
The Lagos State Government, said on Monday that 10 victims of the July 4 Ijegun pipeline explosion have died due to severe and high degree burns suffered from the inferno. The Permanent Secretary, state Ministry of Health, Dr Titilayo Goncalves, made this known on Monday in Lagos. Goncalves said that three of the victims died…
Ebola Scare: FG directs all port health services to heighten surveillance
Following the lingering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the federal government has directed all Port Health Service officials and other relevant agencies at Nigeria’s points of entry to heighten surveillance and ensure that all passengers coming into the country are screened. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr. Abdulaziz Abdullahi Mashi,…
‘No child should die of preventable illness in Lagos’
Lagos State government has said that no child is worth dying from a vaccine-preventable disease in the state.
Lagos trains 825 health workers on attitudinal change, others
In its bid to foster qualitative health care service delivery and increase patients’ utilization of efficient and affordable health services in all State-owned health facilities, the Lagos State Government said it has commenced the training of no fewer than 825 health workers on personal and work etiquette as well as professional core values. The Permanent…