39 Years After, General Hospital, Ikorodu, Gets Lift As Management Continues Facility Improvement

Kunle Adelabu -Calls for trauma, dialysis centres In furtherance of its upgrade and rehabilitation of the medical facilities and provision of good and quality services to patients, the management of the General Hospital, Ikorodu, on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, took delivery of an elevator system. According to Dr Taiwo Hassan, the Medical Director/Chief Executive Officer of the 286 – bed facility hospital established in 1983, the elevator, which was procured to aid patients’ movement from one ward to another, would be installed by the end of this month or first…

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Video: Lagos Majority Leader, Hon. Agunbiade Donates 10 Hospital Beds, Tour General Hospital, Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu The Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly and Opomulero of Ikorodu Kingdom, Hon. (Chief) Sanai Oyeniran Bolanle Agunbiade, today donated ten hospital beds to the General Hospital, Ikorodu. He said that the gesture was in support of the good work that the Medical Director/Chief Executive Officer, General Hospital, Ikorodu, Dr Taiwo Kamorudeen Hassan and his team are doing in turning around the medical facility which has gained the public trust. He also toured the medical institution’s facilities with the management team to see what is on ground.

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Eye Foundation, Rhoda Youth Centre Offer Residents Free Eye Treatments

Jare Babatunde Residents of Ikorodu have been provided an opportunity to get their sights corrected with free eye treatments by an Eye Foundation Hospital, in conjunction with RHODA Youth Centre. At the exercise scheduled to come up on February 17, 2022, residents would have access to free screening and cataract  removal surgery. The screening starts at 8.00am at Rhoda Youth Centre Main Auditorium, 23, Abiodun Ogunleye Street, Solomade, Ikorodu. Facilitator of the exercise and Director, RHODA Youth Centre, however, charged residents to seize the opportunity being provided by the free…

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Abike Dabiri Foundation Cares For Babies, Mothers In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu -Sets to help improve infant and maternal mortality rate in the country Disturbed by the level of the infant and maternal mortality rate in Nigeria, the Abike Dabiri Foundation has decided to intervene with the aim of improving the situation. The initiator and sponsor of the Foundation who  is also the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) and three – term Member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Abike Dabiri – Erewa, paid a courtesy visit to the General Hospital, Ikorodu, on Saturday, January 8, 2022, where she…

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Lagos Nutrition Scheme Targets 5000 Underprivileged Pregnant Women

Wale Jagun The Lagos State government during the week launched a comprehensive nutrition programme for 5000 underprivileged pregnant women to tackle cognitive and learning disabilities in newborns. The Governor of the State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, rolled out the Mother, Infant and Child (M.I.C.H.) Initiative which is being coordinated by the Office of the Civic Engagement, to address nutritional needs of pregnant women across the 57 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs). Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke…

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We Have Traditional Remedy For COVID-19 – Prof. Ositelu

Wale Jagun The Chairman of the Lagos State Traditional Medicine Board, Professor Adebukola Olushola Ositelu, has stated there is a traditional remedy for the COVID – 19 virus that is ravaging the global village. She said that many people have been using the remedy with positive results. Prof. Ositelu said this in an interview with THE IMPACT during the sensitization and advocacy programme of the traditional medicine board held at the Ayangbure palace during the week. She, however, said that NAFDAC, the body responsible for the regulations of drugs in…

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COVID-19: Sanwo – Olu, Hamzat Receive AstraZeneca Vaccines

Kunle Adelabu Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr. ObafemiHamzat kicked – off the vaccine roll out as they received the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines. They were vaccinated at the Infectious Disease Hospital, IDH, Lagos Mainland on Friday. The Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, took the first shot of the vaccine in the state. In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Gboyega Akosile,  the Governor speaking after the vaccination corroborated the World Health Organization (W.H.O), testifying to the safety of the vaccine. He…

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COVID-19: Ijede General Hospital Refutes Shutdown Rumor

The management of the General Hospital, Ijede, has refuted the rumour being circulated on some social media platforms that the facility has been shut down because its staff has been infected with COVID-19. It was stated that the viral post is totally untrue and fabricated. The Medical Director/CEO, General Hospital, Ijede, Dr. (Mrs.) Olufunmilayo Bankole, in a statement noted that the facility has not been shut down and that all medical staff have been operating 24-hour service even before the beginning of the second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic in…

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Ayangbure Lauds MD, LASG For General Hospital Facelift, Service Delivery

Kunle Adelabu -Warns residents against second wave of COVID 19 pandemic First Permanent Vice Chairman, Lagos State Council of Obas and Chiefs and the Ayangbure of Ikorodu Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Engr.) Kabir Adewale Shotobi, has commended the Medical Director/Chief Executive Officer of the General Hospital, Ikorodu, Dr Taiwo Hassan, for quality service delivery and the massive turnaround going on in the hospital. The royal father also commended the state government for providing an enabling environment for staff and patients at the hospital. There have been tremendous changes in…

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Ikorodu Divisional League Kicks – Off Jan 15

Kunle Adelabu The management of the Ikorodu Divisional Football Association (IDFA) has announced January 15, 2020, as the commencement date for the Divisional league. This was announced at a meeting held on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, and attended by chieftains of the IDFA led by its Chairman, Alhaji Luqman Shonibare.  Also at the meeting were patron of the IDFA and former Nigeria Professional League Referee and match commissioner, Prince Jimoh Ogunmuyiwa, the IDFA League Coordinator, Chief Yisa Orelesi, representatives of the Referee Council led by Mr Hassan Olasunkanmi David, and…

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