Lagos Restates Commitment To Reduction Of Non-Communicable Diseases

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L-R: Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Dr. ‘Modele Osunkiyesi; Special Adviser on Primary Health Care, Dr. Olufemi Onanuga, and the Chairman, Ojokoro Local Council Development Area, Mr. Hameed Tijani at the commemoration of the 5th State Wellness Week Programme in Lagos over the weekend.

The Lagos State Government has restated its commitment to reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) like hypertension, diabetes and cancers of the breast, cervix and prostate through the implementation of effective strategies.

Special Adviser to the Governor on Primary Health Care, Dr. Olufemi Onanuga who disclosed this recently during the commemoration the 5th round State Wellness Week Programme at Kola Primary Healthcare Centre in Ojokoro local council development noted the burden of NCDs is high and the challenge of combating the diseases has some…

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