COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu, experts proffer steps to prevent 4th wave




By Olasunkanmi Akoni and Nelson Alu

Wife of Lagos State Governor, Dr Ibijoke Sanwoolu and medical experts have advised Nigeria to be emergency ready to defeat an imminent deadlier fourth wave of COVID-19 pandemic and future pandemics in the country.

They made the submission at the 56th edition of the Annual Scientific Conference, organised by the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, AMLSN, Lagos State Branch, held at Oshodi, Lagos.

The theme of the conference was: “National Health Emergency Preparedness – Current Status and Forward Look.”

Mrs Sanwoolu, in her address, said that “there must be a comprehensive action plan to enhance preparedness for emergencies especially in terms of fundings, partnerships and political commitments at all levels.

She stressed that since the Ebola experience in 2014, with Lagos State as epi-centre, the government had continued to put up critical efforts for emergency health preparedness, even as she commended…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper