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Ogun to immunise 1.3 million children against diseases

No fewer than 1.3 million infants and children will be immunised and administered with Vitamin A supplement in Ogun State against various diseases during the second round of maternal/newborn health week.

Ogun govt debunks rumours of killer deworming drugs in primary school

Ogun State government has debunked the rumour of an alleged killer deworming drug administered to primary school pupils in the state and appealed to parents and guardians not to exercise any fear, rather, they should ensure that their wards benefit from the programme.

I’m getting stronger despite being diabetic for 30 years – Ex-President Obasanjo

Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo says that diabetes only kills those who are careless about its treatment.

Diabetes kills only careless people – Ex-President Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday morning led hundreds of people on road walk for diabetes awareness in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, saying “diabetes kills only careless people.”

60th National Council on Health summit begins in Ogun

The 60th National Council on Health is currently underway in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

Ogun to host 60th National Council on Health meeting November 6

Ogun is to host the 60th edition of the National Council on Health beginning on Nov. 6, the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Taiwo Adeoluwa, has announced.

No cases of monkeypox in Ogun – Babatunde Ipaye

The National Centre for Disease Control, Abuja, had listed the state among areas with suspected cases of the disease.

No cholera outbreak in Ogun – official

The Ogun State Government has dismissed speculations of a cholera outbreak in the state.

Ogun shut more illegal health facilities

Three more illegal health facilities have been closed down in Abeokuta, Ado-Odo/Ota and Ifo Local Government Areas by the Ogun State Government.

Ogun discharges Lassa fever survivor

The Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye, has said that the 20 year-old boy diagnosed with Lassa fever in the state had been discharged from the isolation centre at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Idi-Aba.

Ogun govt inaugurates c’ttee on strategic health devt

The Ogun State Government has inaugurated a 38-man committee on State Strategic Health Development Plan (SSHDP), in conjunction with Pathfinder International in order to reduce maternal, child mortality rate in the State.

Lassa fever: Ogun places over 105 under surveillance

The Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye, has said that the number of the people who had contact with a victim of Lassa fever in the state has increased from 66 to 106 as of last Friday.


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