May 24, 2018

Lassa fever: ODSG donates medical items to FMC, Owo (Nation)

Lassa fever: ODSG donates medical items to FMC, Owo (Nation)

Ondo State Government has donated medical items to Federal Medical Centre, Owo for improved healthcare service delivery against Lassa fever.

Dr Wahab Adegbenro, the Commissioner for Health, made the donation on behalf of the state government to the management of the FMC in Owo on Tuesday.

Adegbeenro said the gesture was to appreciate FMC and its strides in tackling the menace of Lassa fever in the state.

Our reporter  reports that the items donated include; 560 pieces of personal protective equipment, 1,000 surgical gloves, 500 hand gloves, 800 hand sanitisers and 60 bottles of hand wash and 500 thermometers.

The commissioner said the materials were meant to be used by health workers to forestall contagion of the disease. Read more

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