Monday, 18 January 2016

Lassa fever: FG holds emergency National Council on Health meeting

Lassa-fever

According to a statement issued by the Director, Media /Public Relations of the Federal Ministry of Health, Mrs.Boade Akinola, The Federal Government is convening an Emergency National Council on Health meeting tomorrow to discuss the on-going Lassa fever outbreak in the country.

The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, will chair the meeting that will be attended by all states Commissioners for Health, and Chief Medical Directors, CMDs and Medical Directors of tertiary health facilities and specialist health facilities in the country.

Akinola said a high point of the meeting scheduled to hold at the Rotunda Hall of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the inauguration of the National Lassa Fever Action Committee.

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