Health

Health

  • LASG in good control of Cholera outbreak- Health Commissioner

    By Innocent Raphael The Lagos Government has assured residents that the current outbreak in the state is well under control . Speaking at a press briefing on Monday, Prof. Akin Abayomi, Commissioner for Health reeled out the timeline of the outbreak alongside measures put in place and general precautionary measures for citizens. According to him, while there’s a reported 579…

    Read More »
  • BREAKING! Cholera: Death toll rises to 29 as Lagos Govt warns against crowded gatherings

    The Lagos State Government has disclosed that no fewer than five additional deaths have been recorded across healthcare facilities in the state, increasing the death toll to 29. Also, the government disclosed further that 579 cases have been recorded so far across the state. Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made this disclosure on Monday during a press briefing held…

    Read More »
  • BREAKING! Cholera: Ogun confirms one dead, 25 cases in 7 LGAs

    The Ogun state government has confirmed 25 cases of Cholera in seven local government areas of the state, with one casualty from Ijebu North local government in the Ogun East Senatorial district of the state.  Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, gave the figure in Abeokuta, during a press briefing held at the Olusegun Osoba press centre in the Government…

    Read More »
  • Seyi Makinde

    Oyo Government issues advisory to forestall cholera outbreak in schools

    Oyo State Government has issued health guidelines to head of schools to prevent an outbreak of cholera across the state. The advisory, issued and signed by the Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr Nureni Adeniran underlined the significance of good hand hygiene. According to the guidelines, children should always carry hand sanitizers and wash their hands with…

    Read More »
  • Cholera: Death toll rises to 35 in Lagos

    The Lagos State Government has said the number of fatalities from the cholera outbreak in the state has risen to 35 following the last update, which reported 401 suspected cases and 15 fatalities. Western Post had reported that Lagos Island, Kosofe, and Eti Osa local governments recorded the highest numbers. Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, made this known on Saturday…

    Read More »
  • Contaminated Tiger nut drink responsible for cholera outbreak in Lagos – Dr Kemi

    By Innocent Raphael The Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Health, Dr. Kemi Ogunyemi, has explained that the recent outbreak of cholera which began between June 10th and 11th, 2024, was due to environmental factors and social determinants such as inadequate clean water and poor sanitation practices, exacerbated by the rainy season. Speaking on how the state is…

    Read More »
  • Cholera: Death toll rises to 24 in Lagos 

    The death toll resulting from the outbreak of cholera in Lagos State has risen to 24 from 21 earlier reported. An update by the Lagos State Government on Friday indicated that a total of 24 persons have lost their lives to the disease as of June 19, 2024. The report also said while a total of 417 suspected cases have…

    Read More »
  • BREAKING! Cholera: WHO announces 1, 900 deaths

    The World Health Organization (WHO), has said over 1,900 death cases have been reported globally due to the disease outbreak. Africa ranks highest with 1,698 deaths, followed by the Eastern Mediterranean with 256 deaths. America has recorded 13 deaths, South-East Asia has four deaths, and Europe has reported only one death. A statement by the health organisation’s Eastern Mediterranean Region,…

    Read More »
  • Cholera: One dead, five hospitalized in Ogun

    Ogun State Government has confirmed the outbreak of Cholera which has claimed the life of a 62-year-old woman, and five persons hospitalised. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, said the incident happened in Ijebu Igbo, Ijebu North local government area of the state. The incident was said to have occurred four days ago. The deceased woman contracted cholera,…

    Read More »
  • Lagos Cholera outbreak has peaked, now it’s declining, says Health Commissioner (Infographics)

    Olaolu Bilau, Abuja –  The cholera outbreak in Lagos State has reached its peak and is declining significantly, the State Government has said. The Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi stated this in a post on X. He said, “Through community-based case finding and contact tracing, we have observed that the number of cases has peaked and is now significantly…

    Read More »
Back to top button