Lagos Procures N2.5 billion health equipment for hospitals

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Dr. Jide Idris

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

The Lagos State Government has procured N2.5 billion health equipment for General Hospitals in the state in a bid to boost the secondary healthcare system.

Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris at a news

on Friday in Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria said  the health sector had witnessed an alarmingly progressive increase in the health facility utilization trends for key health care services, with the procurement of N2.5 billion health facilities to boost the sector.

“This is especially pertinent with respect to the health needs of various population age groups with a resultant overstretching of the resources/capacity of the existing public health facilities requiring urgent but multi-faceted strategic interventions. It was in this context that strategic infrastructural development of the health sector, upgrading of the existing facilities to…



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