Browsing: Prof. Akin Abayomi

The MHF is a fully-equipped healthcare facility that can be built and operational within 30 days. It is a prefabricated, customizable, and transportable porta cabin with installed medical equipment and healthcare technology applications that can be set on wheels, coupled together, and start operations in a few days. The MHF is equipped with Radiology Information System, Picture Archiving Communication System (RISPACS), Enterprise Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Telehealth infrastructure for real-time reporting of investigation and remote consultation.

Speaking on Thursday at a stakeholders’ symposium organized to by Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service to commemorate the year 2021 World Blood Donor Day celebration, Abayomi explained that government is saddled with two responsibilities when it comes to the provision of blood;  the adequate supply of blood and availability of only safe blood for transfusion.

Commissioner for Health Prof. Akin Abayomi, who broke the news on Sunday, after he received reports of Day 10 of the exercise from the State Primary Health Care Board, said with the figure, Lagos has vaccinated more persons compared to other states of the Federation and FCT.

Abayomi who disclosed this Thursday after reviewing the modalities for the implementation of the vaccination campaign stated that eligible persons that fit into Phase One of the exercise are expected to pre-register on or and fill the electronic form with their qualifying verifiable details, preferred vaccination site, date, and time.

Sanwo-Olu, who spoke at the LTV Blue Roof in Agidingbi, Ikeja during the launch of Ilera Eko Day which is a symbolic social campaign designed to integrate Lagos residents to the health insurance policy of the state government, said the scheme aptly signifies the commitment of the present administration towards promoting human right to health and resilient healthcare network.

The State Government also reiterated that only persons who fit into Phase one of the vaccination exercise which include; healthcare workers, COVID-19 response team (RRT), ports of entry staff, laboratory network, judiciary, military, police, other security agencies, petrol station workers, teachers, press, other frontline workers and persons of age 70 years above will be attended to at the vaccination sites as from Monday.

The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made this known through his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi, on Thursday while giving the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination update for March 16.