Obiora Agbasimalo: Touching the lives of youths through charity
From technocrat to philanthropist, former banker, Obiora Agbasimalo has been touching lives through his humanitarian activities towards indigent patients who are unable to pay their medical bills in government hospitals, namely Gbagada Federal Hospital, Federal Medical Centre Agege and LASUTH. Agbasimalo, who will turn 40 this year October was born the first of four children…
LASG approves organised car parking system in LASUTH
The Lagos State Government and the Governing Board of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) have approved the use of an organised car parking with the premises of the teaching hospital. This was done in a bid to resolve the recent chaotic parking situation within the premises. As observed by the management of the…
Organisations sign pact to support victims of road crashes
In a bid to support victims of road crashes, Bremer Good Fellows (BGF) has partnered with On-the-Highway Accident Victims. Founder, On-the-Highway Africa and Project Director, Highway Accident Victims Relief, Julie Chi- Nwaoha, disclosed the pact on in Lagos recently.
Strict adherence to safety protocols can keep schools safe — experts
When the Federal Government gave the all-clear for schools to resume amid soaring number of cases in the second wave of COVID-19, some state governments kicked against the reopening, and kept schools in their domains shut.
Why Lagosians shun public hospitals for self-medication, herbal remedy
As fear grips Lagos residents owing to rising number of COVID-19 cases, many are resorting to home care and therapy, as the pandemic seems to overwhelm government hospitals.
LASUTH charges doctors on knowledge, skills acquisition
The Chief Medical Director of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), has admonished the new doctors inducted into the hospital to thirst for knowledge and skills as they begin their journey in the medical profession. He spoke at the induction and graduating ceremony of the 15th set of medical doctors and the 5th…
Diabetes killed 63,958, afflicted 2.7m Nigerians in 2019, say experts
No fewer than 63,958 Nigerians died of diabetes and its complications in 2019, out of 2.7 million living with the non- communicable disease (NCD) in the country.
Guard against joint injuries to prevent arthritis - NSR
The Nigerian Society of Rheumatologists (NSR) has advised Nigerians to choose activities that are easy on the joints like walking, bicycling, swimming, and others while engaging in exercise and daily activities to avoid joint injuries that can cause or worsen arthritis. They stated that these activities have a low risk of injury and do not…
Sanwo-Olu opens N60m holding bay at LASUTH for COVID-19 cases
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, commissioned a N60 million self-contained 20-bed holding bay and high care unit at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital...