Irowa disclosed this at the inauguration of the Emergency Operation Centre on Lassa fever in Benin on Wednesday
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Audu, told newsmen on Tuesday in Lokoja that for the first time in the history of the state they were able to admit confirmed Lassa fever victims, treated and discharged them successfully.
In a statement issued and signed by the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, the state government noted that that the prevention and control of the disease remains a shared responsibility for all citizens through observance of the…
Dr Tokunbo Olajumoke, the state NMA Chairman, who led his colleagues, while addressing newsmen said the exercise, was aimed at educating the traders on the existence of Lassa fever and ways to prevent it.
The governor said the machine was donated to the hospital for the sake of fighting the recent outbreak of Lassa fever in the state that needed immediate installation.
Adewole made the appeal at an emergency meeting of the National Council on Health, organised by the Federal Ministry of Health in Abuja.
Sola Fasure, media aide to Governor Rauf Aregbesola, said in a statement issued in Osogbo that a patient who died at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife, as a result of the fever, was not from the state.
Ihekweazu disclosed this at the opening ceremony of the National Executive Council meeting of the National Association of Resident Doctors in Abuja on Tuesday.
Adewole in a press statement signed by his Media aide, Kazeem Akintunde, stated that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, an agency under the Federal Ministry of Health, saddled with such responsibility, was in Ebonyi State 48 hours…
This is contained in a communiqué issued at the end of a meeting of the group on Wednesday in Enugu.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Joe Akabuike, gave the advice in an interview with newsmen in Awka on Tuesday while reacting to reported cases of the epidemic in some states.
Kuden Kamshak, the State Commissioner of Health, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Pankshin.