Lagos seeks private partnership in health insurance scheme
Lagos State Government has sought partnership with private sector operators in implementing the recently unveiled mandatory health insurance scheme in the state.
Lagos inaugurates mandatory health insurance to achieve universal coverage
The Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Dr Jide Idris has said the state’s health insurance scheme is mandatory and will include basic primary health services and selected secondary health services such as caesarean section.....
Swiss firm, Artic Infrastructure seek investment in primary healthcare
Doctors Without Borders/MédecinsSans Frontières (MSF) is working with the federal government to develop a three-year national action plan on noma disease control in the country.
Expert calls for NHIS overhaul to cut healthcare cost
Elochukwu Adibo, a Consultant Biomedical Scientist, on Saturday advised the Federal Government to overhaul the National Health Insurance Scheme...
Lagos prepares for impending Ebola virus outbreak
Recent reports on the resurge of Ebola Virus Disease making rounds in the news raised fear among countries, as they move to strengthen their readiness and emergency response for possible outbreak.Barely a week after the Health Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Oly Ilunga....
Lagos partners PharmAccess on finance scheme for SMEs
The Lagos State Ministries of Health, Wealth Creation and Employment in partnership with PharmAccess Group have introduced a financial framework for Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in the health sector to expand their businesses, while creating employment in the state.
Commissioner urges FG to prioritise healthcare as security issue
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris has charged the Federal Government to place healthcare as security issue.He said the nation’s healthcare system is currently in chaos and ineffective, with its global level being a major concern as Nigeria is rated very low in public health.
Lagos kicks off free healthcare in Ajeromi
Lagos State government has kicked off its yearly Medical Mission. Already over 6,072 residents of Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Council have benefited from the free initiative held at the Council’s secretariat.
Lagos begins free health services in councils tomorrow
Lagos State Government has said that its yearly free medical expedition programme to offer free treatment for common ailments as well as screening for hypertension, diabetes, eye care and provision of eye glasses, dental care, family planning services, HIV counselling and testing, among others, will kick off tomorrow.