Photo News: Medical Mission At 31st Ikorodu – Oga Day Celebrations

Mariam Akinloye About 100 residents, both old and young benefited from the free medical mission organized by the Ikorodu –Oga Development Association (IKODASS) as part of the activities commemorating the 31st edition of the annual Ikorodu – Oga Day Carnival. The exercise took place at the Ikorodu Ultra – Modern Town Hall, Ikorodu on Monday, November 14, 2022. It was organised in partnership with Eye Foundation Hospital and others.

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Prostate Cancer Screening Will Help Find Solutions To High Incidents In Ikorodu – Prof. Rotimi, Professor of Clinical Biochemistry

Kunle Adelabu A professor of Clinical Biochemistry from the Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Prof. Solomon Rotimi has said that the Prostate Cancer screening exercise embarked upon by the Igbogbo community is a very good step towards reducing the incidents of cancers in Ikorodu Division. The Professor, who is one of the Principal Investigators of Inclusive Cancer Care Research Equity (iCCaRE) for Black Men Consortium, funded by the US Department of Defence, revealed that according to the Journal of Clinical Oncology Global Oncology, Ikorodu has the highest number of cancer…

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Lagos Calls For Strategic Collaboration Against Breast Cancer

Wale Jagun Lagos State Government has called for strategic collaborative efforts including raising awareness, sensitising the public and raising funds to help support life-saving treatment services, research, life-changing support and rehabilitation amongst all stakeholders in the fight against Breast Cancer. Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Dr. Olusegun Ogboye, disclosed this during a Road Awareness Walk organised by the Ministry of Health in partnership with a global healthcare company, Novartis, to wrap up the Y2022 Pink October Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Lagos State, noted that the fight against…

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Lagos To Host African Discourse On Health Security, Biological Threat

Wale Jagun Lagos will in partnership with a non – governmental organization, the Global Emerging Pathogens Treatment (GET) Consortium, hold a three – day discourse on One – Health and Biosecurity. The State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this at a news conference, stating that it’s in continuation of efforts to ensure that the African continent strengthens its health security to mitigate biological threats and consolidate on the gains made in tackling different emerging infectious diseases. The Conference, tagged the 8th African Conference on Health and Biosecurity and…

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Ikorodu Residents Commend Eko Club International, iCare For Free Medical Care

Kunle Adelabu & Mariam Akinloye Residents of Ikorodu that benefited from the free health care provided by the Eko Club International in partnership with iCare Foundation, have commended the organisations for the gesture. The medical services provided were free Health Education, Diabetes Screening & Intervention and Dental Check, General Health Screening & Intervention, Procedures & Surgeries, Free Medication and Vision Screening with free Frame. At the medical mission, which took place at the Rep. Babajimi Benson’s Federal Constituency Office in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area of Ikorodu Division, Lagos State,…

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General Hospital Ijede Marks 2022 World Physical Therapy Day

Wale Jagun A Senior Physiotherapist at the General Hospital, Ijede, Mrs. Abimbola Ladi-Okeneye, has described Osteoarthritis as an acute or chronic inflammation that may affect any moveable joints in the body. Mrs. Ladi-Okeneye disclosed this while speaking at an event organised by the hospital as part of activities organised to commemorate the 022 World Physical Therapy Day, adding that Osteoarthritis is the most common and degenerative joint disease in the form of Arthritis that could affect the knees, hips, spine and hands. While informing that the disease could start with…

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General Hospital MD, Deputy Solicits Blood Donation On Birthdays

Wale Jagun In their efforts to continually safe lives, the Medical Director/Chief Executive Officer of the General Hospital Ikorodu, Dr Taiwo Kamorudeen Hassan and his Deputy, Dr Femi Aletan, has appealed to the public to donate blood. They made the requests in commemoration of their birthdays which they usually celebrated every June 2nd. In a statement released today, the hospital said that there is always blood requests from various medical facilities “Join a blood drive in celebration of our Medical Director/CEO, Dr. Taiwo K. Hassan and Deputy Medical Director, Dr.…

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Cataract Surgeries Begin For 44 Residents After 3 – Day Medical Outreach

Kunle Adelabu Free cataract removal surgery today commenced at the Eye Foundation Hospital in Ikorodu for the 44 residents who were detected to have the disease during a 3 – Day free tests conducted by the Rhoda Youth Foundation. The humanitarian organisation organised the free eye screening, free eye glasses and free cataract surgery exercise in conjunction with the Eye Foundation Hospital, Ikorodu and Relief for Human Suffering Foundation. A total of 24 patients were detected during the 2 – day free eyes screening orgsnised by the Rhoda Centre at…

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General Hospital Ikorodu Has Capacity To Be A Teaching Hospital – Dr Hassan, MD/CEO

Wale Jagun & Kunle Adelabu The Medical Director/Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO), General Hospital, Ikorodu, Dr Taiwo Hassan, has asserted that the General Hospital, Ikorodu, has the capacity to be a teaching hospital in training intending medical personnel and delivering adequate health services to the public. He also revealed that the hospital is in talk with a private University for the purpose of it serving as its teaching hospital. These revelations were made when Dr Hassan was hosted on THE IMPACT WhatsApp platform in commemoration of the years anniversary of his…

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GH Ijede Embarks On Voluntary Blood Donation Drive To LASUSTECH

Our Editor In a bid to sensitise and encourage Lagosians to donate blood, the Service Charter team in conjunction with the Laboratory Department of General Hospital, Ijede, has embarked on a free blood donation drive at Lagos State University of Science and Technology (LASUSTECH). The Director, Clinical Services and Training, General Hospital, Ijede, Dr. Babatope Oni, said the essence of the advocacy drive was to encourage people to cultivate the habit of donating blood in order to reduce the number of people who lose their lives as a result of…

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