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State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi who made the announcement today at a press briefing heralding the commencement of the measles vaccination exercise in Lagos State disclosed that no fewer than 5 million children are expected to be immunized during the 16 days campaign.

Abayomi who made this known on Wednesday at a Data Dissemination Workshop on Schistosomiasis Implementation in Lagos State organized by Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with Lagos State Ministry of Health and a non-governmental organization, Mission to Save the Helpless (MITOSATH), noted that interventions aimed at the control and elimination of NTDs will be accorded the priority it deserves as part of the State government’s disease surveillance control programme and policies.

Speaking on Thursday at the formal launch of the facility, the Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi said the Lagos Lifeline is a mental health crisis management service designed to bridge the gap in the availability of mental health service.