The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Dr. Emmanuella Olutoyin Zamba as the Acting General Manager of the Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA)

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Dr. Emmanuella Olutoyin Zamba as the Acting General Manager of the Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA) Dr Zamba is a Medical Doctor, a seasoned technocrat, and a public health specialist with a bias for health systems strengthening. She resumed at her new role as the…

Prioritising Global Health Security

Prioritising Global Health Security Healthcare budgets, ideally, should reflect the level of priority governments give the health needs of citizens. Inadequate government budgets and public expenditure on health results in weak health systems with poor health indices such as high maternal, child and infant mortality, high burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases, and inadequate preparedness…

Support for the National Immunisation Programme

Support for the National Immunisation Programme HSCL provides immunization support at both national and sub-national levels. Ongoing and recently completed immunization targeted support include Lead role in the development of Nigeria’s National Strategy for Immunization and Primary Health Care Systems Strengthening (NSIPSS) HSCL led the provision of technical assistance for the development of Nigeria’s National…

WHO classified COVID-19 as a pandemic

WHO classified COVID-19 as a pandemic The COVID-19 viral disease that has swept into at least 114 countries and killed more than 4,000 people is now officially a pandemic, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday. “This is the first pandemic caused by a coronavirus,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a briefing in Geneva.…