Ministry of Health

Ogun receives another batch of COVID-19 vaccines …Resumes vaccination next week

The Ogun State Government has taken delivery of 187,426 doses of Modenna COVID-19 vaccines as it intensifies efforts to combat the third wave of the pandemic. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker said in a statement in Abeokuta on Friday that the vaccines arrived the state capital late on Thursday night. And with …

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OGUN INTRODUCES ADDITIONAL POLIO VACCINE INTO ROUTINE IMMUNISATION

The Ogun State Primary Health Care Development Board (OGPHCDB) in collaboration with Development Partners in the health sector has introduced Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV2), as additional vaccination in the Routine Immunisation (RI) schedule, to be received by children at six weeks. Speaking at the flag-off ceremony at Iberekodo Primary Healthcare Center in Abeokuta North Local …

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OGUN HEALTH COMMISSIONER WARNS AGAINST RISKS OF HYPERTENSION

A call has gone to every adult on the need for precautions and management of hypertension which is a leading non-communicable cardiovascular disease that causes untimely death on a global scale. The Commissioner for Health in Ogun State, Dr. Tomi Coker who made this known while speaking at the inauguration of StandUp for Women Society …

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Ogun harps on quality data as tools for proper health planning, implementation – Coker

The Ogun State government has described improved quality of health data in the State as essential for actualizing the present administration’s vision of turning around the health sector. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, made this known while declaring open a 5-Day Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Capacity Building Workshop for Directors, Coordinators and M&E …

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World Oral Health Day: Ogun creates Directorate of Dental Services

In a bid to increase the accessibility of residents to oral health and ensure a uniformed administration, the Ogun State Government has established a Directorate of Dental Services. This was revealed by the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, during a press briefing held in commemoration of World Oral Health Day which is held every …

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PPP INITIATIVES IN OGUN HEALTH SECTOR YIELDING RESULTS  

The Public Private Partnership initiative of Ogun State Government has begun to yield result, as the Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) under the leadership of Alhaji Akibu Titilayo has donated medical equipment to enhance health care delivery in the State. The donated items include Manual Pedal Suction Machine, Fetal Monitor, Nebulizer, Opthalmoscope, Oxygen …

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Ogun Vaccinates Isolation Center Frontline Workers

Frontline Health workers in the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Isolation Center in Sagamu area of Ogun State have been vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus. This decision, according to the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker became expedient given the invaluable contribution of the health workers in containing the pandemic in the state and …

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PHC: OGUN TACKLES MATERNAL MORTALITY, DISTRIBUTE TRICYCLE AMBULANCES TO LGs

As part of efforts to improve the health indices of citizens as well as put an end to maternal deaths and other health emergencies, the Ogun Government has distributed 22 Tricycle to Primary Health Centres across the State. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker at the distribution ceremony held at the Obas Complex, Oke Mosan, …

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