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  •  The Orile Agege General Hospital in Lagos State says no fewer than 1 000 children in the community will benefit from its Back to School Health Outreach Its Medical Director Dr Sola Pitan told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday that the aim was to ensure that children resumed back to school healthy NAN reports that the one week programme which began on Aug 15 and ends on Aug 19 is tagged Back to School Resume Healthy Pitan told NAN that the programme was free for children within the ages of five to 15 He said In the environment we want to be sure the children are healthy before the resumption of schools for a new academic session This programme is a health promotion avenue targeted at meeting the school health needs of at least 1 000 children within the communities as they gear up for a new session These children will have access to full paediatrics evaluation along with eye ear and dental checks as well as dietetics and social welfare services for all the beneficiaries The programme is on line with the THEMES agenda of the Gov Babajide Sanwo Olu led administration to further expand access to quality healthcare delivery for all The medical director commended all the organisations that partnered the hospital to make the programme a reality Dr Atinuke Onaiyga Chairman of the Lagos State Health Service Commission commended the leadership of the hospital for initiating the programme for children nothing that it was the first of its kind Onaiyga noted that there was need for children to be mentally and physically fit before the resumption of school to enhance their learning We believe children should be taken seriously they are the future leaders and the only way to catch them is when they are young So it is important that they are well and fit and this hospital has decided to come up with this laudable programme for children in this environ It is an offshoot of what the health commission is bringing to bear in line the the agenda of this current government to ensure that everyone has access to healthcare irrespective of their age she said She advised parents to pay attention to the wellbeing of their children Meanwhile Adebosun Odunayo a beneficiary thanked the hospital for organising the programme to enhance the health of children I am very happy to benefit from this initiative that put the health of our children into consideration and I pray God will continue to bless them he said Also Mrs Lola Ogungbenro who brought her children for the free screening lauded the hospital for the initiative www nannews ng NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Orile-Agege General Hospital organises ‘back-to-school’ free screening for children
     The Orile Agege General Hospital in Lagos State says no fewer than 1 000 children in the community will benefit from its Back to School Health Outreach Its Medical Director Dr Sola Pitan told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday that the aim was to ensure that children resumed back to school healthy NAN reports that the one week programme which began on Aug 15 and ends on Aug 19 is tagged Back to School Resume Healthy Pitan told NAN that the programme was free for children within the ages of five to 15 He said In the environment we want to be sure the children are healthy before the resumption of schools for a new academic session This programme is a health promotion avenue targeted at meeting the school health needs of at least 1 000 children within the communities as they gear up for a new session These children will have access to full paediatrics evaluation along with eye ear and dental checks as well as dietetics and social welfare services for all the beneficiaries The programme is on line with the THEMES agenda of the Gov Babajide Sanwo Olu led administration to further expand access to quality healthcare delivery for all The medical director commended all the organisations that partnered the hospital to make the programme a reality Dr Atinuke Onaiyga Chairman of the Lagos State Health Service Commission commended the leadership of the hospital for initiating the programme for children nothing that it was the first of its kind Onaiyga noted that there was need for children to be mentally and physically fit before the resumption of school to enhance their learning We believe children should be taken seriously they are the future leaders and the only way to catch them is when they are young So it is important that they are well and fit and this hospital has decided to come up with this laudable programme for children in this environ It is an offshoot of what the health commission is bringing to bear in line the the agenda of this current government to ensure that everyone has access to healthcare irrespective of their age she said She advised parents to pay attention to the wellbeing of their children Meanwhile Adebosun Odunayo a beneficiary thanked the hospital for organising the programme to enhance the health of children I am very happy to benefit from this initiative that put the health of our children into consideration and I pray God will continue to bless them he said Also Mrs Lola Ogungbenro who brought her children for the free screening lauded the hospital for the initiative www nannews ng NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Orile-Agege General Hospital organises ‘back-to-school’ free screening for children
    General news3 months ago

    Orile-Agege General Hospital organises ‘back-to-school’ free screening for children

    The Orile-Agege General Hospital in Lagos State, says no fewer than 1,000 children in the community will benefit from its “Back-to- School Health Outreach”.  

    Its Medical Director, Dr Sola Pitan, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday that the aim was to ensure that children resumed back to school healthy.  

    NAN reports that the one-week programme, which began on Aug.15, and ends on Aug.19, is tagged “Back to School: Resume Healthy”.  

    Pitan told NAN that the programme was free for children within the ages of five to 15.   He said: “In the environment, we want to be sure the children are healthy before the resumption of schools for a new academic session.  

    “This programme is a health promotion avenue targeted at meeting the school health needs of at least 1,000 children within the communities as they gear-up for a new session.  

    “These children will have access to full paediatrics evaluation along with eye, ear and dental checks, as well as dietetics and social welfare services for all the beneficiaries.  

    “The programme is on line with the THEMES agenda of the Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu led administration to further expand access to quality healthcare delivery for all.

    ”   The medical director commended all the organisations that partnered the hospital to make the programme a reality.  

    Dr Atinuke Onaiyga, Chairman of the Lagos State Health Service Commission, commended the leadership of the hospital for initiating the programme for children, nothing that it was the first of its kind.  

    Onaiyga noted that there was need for children to be mentally and physically fit before the resumption of school to enhance their learning.  

    “We believe children should be taken seriously, they are the future leaders and the only way to catch them is when they are young.  

    “So, it is important that they are well and fit and this hospital has decided to come up with this laudable programme for children in this environ.  

    “It is an offshoot of what the health commission is bringing to bear in line the the agenda of this current government to ensure that everyone has access to healthcare irrespective of their age,” she said.  

    She advised parents to pay attention to the wellbeing of their children.

    Meanwhile, Adebosun Odunayo, a beneficiary,  thanked the hospital for organising the programme to enhance the health of children.  

    “I am very happy to benefit from this initiative that put the health of our children into consideration and I pray God will continue to bless them,” he said.

    Also, Mrs Lola Ogungbenro, who brought her children for the free screening, lauded the hospital for the initiative.

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  •  The Orile Agege General Hospital OAGH will capture 10 000 student s in Education 1 district to ensure No Child is Left Out in the School Oral Health Programme Dr Sola Pitan Managing Director OAGH said this at the maiden edition of the programme at the Lagos Baptist Senior Secondary School and Lagos Baptist Senior College on Thursday Pitan said organising the programme is a decision taken by the hospital management at its strategic management retreat in November 2021 to engage in healthcare programmes and take them to the communities This Programme is solely organised for you our future leaders We want your future to be bright healthy successful and for you to have and enjoy good oral healthcare system Our intention is to ensure that we get up to 10 000 students starting from the two schools here we would screened 2 200 students and we extend the programme to other schools in Education district 1 It s a way of affecting the society positively Today I am privileged to be talking to future leaders when you become adults and leaders start thinking of what you can do for your community he said Pitan said the students would share the information what they learnt on oral health and how they were screened He advised the students to take care of their teeth Also Dr Faminu Edward the Director Dental Services Lagos State Dental Services and Health Service Commission advised the students to brush their teeth twice daily Edward said it is important to visit the dentist to have a check every six months and not to wait until they have issues in their mouth before going to the hospital He said mouth odour could be as a result of oral or systematic factor Upleasant mouth odour can be as a result big whole in the teeth that stores particles of food he said According to him the systematic factor transcends the oral cavity which is beyond what the dentist can teat In such cases we refer them to the hospital for thorough medical examination and management Also Mrs Margaret Solarin Permanent General Education District 1 applauded Pitan and the management of OAGH for the initiative She described the programme as first of its kind in the Education district According to her this is the caliber of people we want in government who can make the best use of their position to affect lives and reach out to the communities I am very glad to be part of this great Programme This is the first time we are having this kind of event in this district that is how government should be ran she said Solarin said OAGH had set a good place and urged other 28 General Hospitals across the state to follow suit to create an enabling environment for students in other Education districts to benefit The News Agency of Nigeria reports that about 200 students of the Lagos Baptist Senior Secondary School and Lagos Baptist Senior College were present at the programme NAN
    School Oral Health: OAGH Management says no child will be left behind
     The Orile Agege General Hospital OAGH will capture 10 000 student s in Education 1 district to ensure No Child is Left Out in the School Oral Health Programme Dr Sola Pitan Managing Director OAGH said this at the maiden edition of the programme at the Lagos Baptist Senior Secondary School and Lagos Baptist Senior College on Thursday Pitan said organising the programme is a decision taken by the hospital management at its strategic management retreat in November 2021 to engage in healthcare programmes and take them to the communities This Programme is solely organised for you our future leaders We want your future to be bright healthy successful and for you to have and enjoy good oral healthcare system Our intention is to ensure that we get up to 10 000 students starting from the two schools here we would screened 2 200 students and we extend the programme to other schools in Education district 1 It s a way of affecting the society positively Today I am privileged to be talking to future leaders when you become adults and leaders start thinking of what you can do for your community he said Pitan said the students would share the information what they learnt on oral health and how they were screened He advised the students to take care of their teeth Also Dr Faminu Edward the Director Dental Services Lagos State Dental Services and Health Service Commission advised the students to brush their teeth twice daily Edward said it is important to visit the dentist to have a check every six months and not to wait until they have issues in their mouth before going to the hospital He said mouth odour could be as a result of oral or systematic factor Upleasant mouth odour can be as a result big whole in the teeth that stores particles of food he said According to him the systematic factor transcends the oral cavity which is beyond what the dentist can teat In such cases we refer them to the hospital for thorough medical examination and management Also Mrs Margaret Solarin Permanent General Education District 1 applauded Pitan and the management of OAGH for the initiative She described the programme as first of its kind in the Education district According to her this is the caliber of people we want in government who can make the best use of their position to affect lives and reach out to the communities I am very glad to be part of this great Programme This is the first time we are having this kind of event in this district that is how government should be ran she said Solarin said OAGH had set a good place and urged other 28 General Hospitals across the state to follow suit to create an enabling environment for students in other Education districts to benefit The News Agency of Nigeria reports that about 200 students of the Lagos Baptist Senior Secondary School and Lagos Baptist Senior College were present at the programme NAN
    School Oral Health: OAGH Management says no child will be left behind
    General news7 months ago

    School Oral Health: OAGH Management says no child will be left behind

    The Orile-Agege General Hospital (OAGH) will capture 10,000 student’s in Education 1 district, to ensure “No Child is Left Out” in the ‘School Oral Health Programme’.Dr. Sola Pitan, Managing Director, OAGH, said this at the maiden edition of the programme at the Lagos Baptist Senior Secondary School and Lagos Baptist Senior College on Thursday.Pitan said organising the programme is a decision taken by the hospital management at its strategic management retreat in November 2021 to engage in healthcare programmes and take them to the communities.“This Programme is solely organised for you, our future leaders. We want your future to be bright, healthy, successful and for you to have and enjoy good oral healthcare system.“Our intention is to ensure that we get up to 10,000 students, starting from the two schools here, we would screened 2,200 students and we extend the programme to other schools in Education district 1.“It’s a way of affecting the society positively. Today, I am privileged to be talking to future leaders, when you become adults and leaders, start thinking of what you can do for your community,” he said.Pitan said the students would share the information, what they learnt on oral health and how they were screened.He advised the students to take care of their teeth.Also, Dr. Faminu Edward, the Director, Dental Services, Lagos State Dental Services and Health Service Commission, advised the students to brush their teeth twice daily.Edward said it is important to visit the dentist to have a check every six months and not to wait until they have issues in their mouth before going to the hospital.He said mouth odour could be as a result of oral or systematic factor.“Upleasant mouth odour can be as a result big whole in the teeth that stores particles of food,” he said.According to him, the systematic factor transcends the oral cavity, which is beyond what the dentist can teat. “In such cases, we refer them to the hospital for thorough medical examination and management.”Also, Mrs Margaret Solarin, Permanent , General Education District 1, applauded Pitan and the management of OAGH for the initiative.She described the programme as first of its kind in the Education district.According to her, “this is the caliber of people we want in government who can make the best use of their position to affect lives and reach out to the communities.“I am very glad to be part of this great Programme. This is the first time we are having this kind of event in this district, that is how government should be ran,” she said.Solarin said OAGH had set a good place and urged other 28 General Hospitals across the state to follow suit to create an enabling environment for students in other Education districts to benefit.The News Agency of Nigeria reports that about 200 students of the Lagos Baptist Senior Secondary School and Lagos Baptist Senior College, were present at the programme.(NAN)

  •  Dr Sola Pitan Medical Director of the Orile Agege General Hospital Lagos says the hospital will screen 2000 people to commemorate the World Glaucoma Week Pitan spoke at the hospital on Monday as the 2022 edition of the global event got underway He said the aim of the screening was to create awareness about glaucoma and ensure people in the environment got free access to check their eyes The World Glaucoma Week is marked annually from March 6 to March 12 globally The week is a global initiative of the World Glaucoma Association WGA that puts a spotlight on glaucoma as the leading cause of preventable irreversible blindness worldwide The theme of this year is The World is Bright Save Your Sight Pitan said Glaucoma is the second cause of blindness in the world and the number one cause of irreversible blindness and that is why we have tag on with the celebration to create awareness about it Occasions like this call for reflection on how to help reduce the burden of glaucoma and ensure that people get their eyes checked for early detection and prevent irreversible blindness Our target is to test and screen 2000 individuals in the weeklong programme but with the crowd we have here today we might exceed that target We will work with those detected with glaucoma give them the necessary medical advice and ensure the management of such cases he said Cross section of people waiting to be screen at the World Glaucoma Week event in Orile Agege in Lagos Also Dr Taiwo Oluyemi a Consultant Opthalmologist said that the prompt diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma can prevent needless vision impairment Oluyemi who is the Director of Clinical Services and Head Department of Eye Clinic in the hospital said glaucoma the cause of which is yet to be known is associated with various risk factors She said the risk factors include increasing age previous injury on the eye short sightedness family history medical conditions such as diabetes and hypertension among others Glaucoma is a growing public health concern that needs more attention and effective eye health systems It is a group of diseases that affect the optic nerve of the eye and caused by pressure building up inside the eye which damages the optic nerve that connects the eye to the brain A lot of people are unaware they have the disease because it is symtom less or may not have access to much needed care to prevent irreversible blindness she said She said that Glaucoma accounts for eight per cent of all blindness affecting an estimated 3 1million people globally according to the World Health Organisation According to her the Open Angle Glaucoma is the most common in the country compared to the Angle Closure Glaucoma Normal Tension Glaucoma and Secondary Glaucoma which are some of the types of the disease Oluyemi advised Nigerians to get their eyes checked at least once in a year for early detection of glaucoma and other eye defects that can lead to blindness
    2022 World Glaucoma Week: Orile Agege General Hospital to screen 2000 people
     Dr Sola Pitan Medical Director of the Orile Agege General Hospital Lagos says the hospital will screen 2000 people to commemorate the World Glaucoma Week Pitan spoke at the hospital on Monday as the 2022 edition of the global event got underway He said the aim of the screening was to create awareness about glaucoma and ensure people in the environment got free access to check their eyes The World Glaucoma Week is marked annually from March 6 to March 12 globally The week is a global initiative of the World Glaucoma Association WGA that puts a spotlight on glaucoma as the leading cause of preventable irreversible blindness worldwide The theme of this year is The World is Bright Save Your Sight Pitan said Glaucoma is the second cause of blindness in the world and the number one cause of irreversible blindness and that is why we have tag on with the celebration to create awareness about it Occasions like this call for reflection on how to help reduce the burden of glaucoma and ensure that people get their eyes checked for early detection and prevent irreversible blindness Our target is to test and screen 2000 individuals in the weeklong programme but with the crowd we have here today we might exceed that target We will work with those detected with glaucoma give them the necessary medical advice and ensure the management of such cases he said Cross section of people waiting to be screen at the World Glaucoma Week event in Orile Agege in Lagos Also Dr Taiwo Oluyemi a Consultant Opthalmologist said that the prompt diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma can prevent needless vision impairment Oluyemi who is the Director of Clinical Services and Head Department of Eye Clinic in the hospital said glaucoma the cause of which is yet to be known is associated with various risk factors She said the risk factors include increasing age previous injury on the eye short sightedness family history medical conditions such as diabetes and hypertension among others Glaucoma is a growing public health concern that needs more attention and effective eye health systems It is a group of diseases that affect the optic nerve of the eye and caused by pressure building up inside the eye which damages the optic nerve that connects the eye to the brain A lot of people are unaware they have the disease because it is symtom less or may not have access to much needed care to prevent irreversible blindness she said She said that Glaucoma accounts for eight per cent of all blindness affecting an estimated 3 1million people globally according to the World Health Organisation According to her the Open Angle Glaucoma is the most common in the country compared to the Angle Closure Glaucoma Normal Tension Glaucoma and Secondary Glaucoma which are some of the types of the disease Oluyemi advised Nigerians to get their eyes checked at least once in a year for early detection of glaucoma and other eye defects that can lead to blindness
    2022 World Glaucoma Week: Orile Agege General Hospital to screen 2000 people
    Health9 months ago

    2022 World Glaucoma Week: Orile Agege General Hospital to screen 2000 people

    Dr. Sola Pitan, Medical Director of the Orile Agege General Hospital, Lagos, says the hospital will screen 2000 people to commemorate the World Glaucoma Week.Pitan spoke at the hospital on Monday as the 2022 edition of the global event got underway.He said the aim of the screening was to create awareness about glaucoma and ensure people in the environment got free access to check their eyes.The World Glaucoma Week is marked annually from March 6 to March 12 globally.The week is a global initiative of the World Glaucoma Association, WGA, that puts a spotlight on glaucoma as the leading cause of preventable irreversible blindness worldwide.The theme of this year is “The World is Bright, Save Your Sight”Pitan said: “Glaucoma is the second cause of blindness in the world and the number one cause of irreversible blindness, and that is why we have tag on with the celebration to create awareness about it.“Occasions like this call for reflection on how to help reduce the burden of glaucoma and ensure that people get their eyes checked, for early detection, and prevent irreversible blindness.“Our target is to test and screen 2000 individuals in the weeklong programme, but with the crowd we have here today, we might exceed that target.“We will work with those detected with glaucoma, give them the necessary medical advice and ensure the management of such cases,” he said.Cross section of people waiting to be screen at the World Glaucoma Week event in Orile Agege in Lagos. Also, Dr Taiwo Oluyemi, a Consultant Opthalmologist, said that the prompt diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma can prevent needless vision impairment.Oluyemi, who is the Director of Clinical Services and Head, Department of Eye Clinic in the hospital, said glaucoma, the cause of which is yet to be known, is associated with various risk factors.She said the risk factors include increasing age, previous injury on the eye, short sightedness, family history, medical conditions such as diabetes and hypertension among others.“Glaucoma is a growing public health concern that needs more attention and effective eye health systems.“It is a group of diseases that affect the optic nerve of the eye and caused by pressure building up inside the eye which damages the optic nerve that connects the eye to the brain.“A lot of people are unaware they have the disease because it is symtom-less or may not have access to much-needed care to prevent irreversible blindness,” she said.She said that Glaucoma accounts for eight per cent of all blindness affecting an estimated 3.1million people globally according to the World Health Organisation.According to her, the Open Angle Glaucoma is the most common in the country, compared to the Angle Closure Glaucoma, Normal Tension Glaucoma, and Secondary Glaucoma which are some of the types of the disease.Oluyemi advised Nigerians to get their eyes checked at least once in a year for early detection of glaucoma and other eye defects that can lead to blindness.

  •  By Omotola Ajayi Dr Ademuyiwa Eniayewun Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Health Service Commission on Friday tasked health personnel on qualitative and selfless service to enhance healthcare delivery in the state Eniayewun stated this at a a two day Y2021 Strategic Management Retreat organised by the Orile Agege General Hospital OAGH in Lagos The theme of the programme is Dynamic Leadership and Governance Structure for Public Hospitals Shifting the Paradigm for OAGH He said It is our duty as health personnel to render quality service to patients to enhance health delivery in the state which is in line with the T HE M E S agenda of Gov Babajide Sanwo Olu The Governor has assured that he will leave no stone unturned until our hospitals are patients friendly and he is really doing enough things are getting better by the day The government is working on this to make OAGH and other general hospitals render qualitative services that will improve the health of the people The permanent secretary commended the OAGH management for organising such a laudable retreat noting that the management is placing a lot of premium on its staff which was vital He urged participants at the retreat to re evaluate themselves noting that the project of transformation of the hospital was achievable visible and everyone must be committed towards The response we are getting from the patients is very encouraging and with adequate and successful management the human traffic will not be a burden OAGH has the potential I hope this retreat will serve as a motivation to all participants present at this retreat to give their all for the good of humanity Speaking earlier Dr Sola Pitan Managing Director of OAGH assured patients of optimal health care service to meet the T H E M E S agenda of Gov Babajide Sanwo Olu Pitan noted that the quest to transform and scale up health professionals education training and capacity was crucial in creating a positive motivated and competent workforce According him such effort is obtained globally towards improving both patients and providers satisfaction The maiden two day strategic management retreat is in line with the second pillar of Governor Sanwo Olu T H E M E S agenda and it s geared to take OAGH to a higher paradigm of service delivery management In today s rapid changing health care services delivery space and as the global pandemic unfolds employees of the institution at all levels must be adequately equipped with diverse set of competency and strength This initiative will enable them to be better informed and adapt to an array of demands from our highly enlightened patients which will further create an enviable service delivery culture that is online with international best practices he said He added that the hospital would incorporate modern technology and deliver prompt and better services to meet patients expectations 68 participants from different departments in OAGH participated in the programme
    LSHC Permanent Secretary tasks health personnel on selfless health delivery
     By Omotola Ajayi Dr Ademuyiwa Eniayewun Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Health Service Commission on Friday tasked health personnel on qualitative and selfless service to enhance healthcare delivery in the state Eniayewun stated this at a a two day Y2021 Strategic Management Retreat organised by the Orile Agege General Hospital OAGH in Lagos The theme of the programme is Dynamic Leadership and Governance Structure for Public Hospitals Shifting the Paradigm for OAGH He said It is our duty as health personnel to render quality service to patients to enhance health delivery in the state which is in line with the T HE M E S agenda of Gov Babajide Sanwo Olu The Governor has assured that he will leave no stone unturned until our hospitals are patients friendly and he is really doing enough things are getting better by the day The government is working on this to make OAGH and other general hospitals render qualitative services that will improve the health of the people The permanent secretary commended the OAGH management for organising such a laudable retreat noting that the management is placing a lot of premium on its staff which was vital He urged participants at the retreat to re evaluate themselves noting that the project of transformation of the hospital was achievable visible and everyone must be committed towards The response we are getting from the patients is very encouraging and with adequate and successful management the human traffic will not be a burden OAGH has the potential I hope this retreat will serve as a motivation to all participants present at this retreat to give their all for the good of humanity Speaking earlier Dr Sola Pitan Managing Director of OAGH assured patients of optimal health care service to meet the T H E M E S agenda of Gov Babajide Sanwo Olu Pitan noted that the quest to transform and scale up health professionals education training and capacity was crucial in creating a positive motivated and competent workforce According him such effort is obtained globally towards improving both patients and providers satisfaction The maiden two day strategic management retreat is in line with the second pillar of Governor Sanwo Olu T H E M E S agenda and it s geared to take OAGH to a higher paradigm of service delivery management In today s rapid changing health care services delivery space and as the global pandemic unfolds employees of the institution at all levels must be adequately equipped with diverse set of competency and strength This initiative will enable them to be better informed and adapt to an array of demands from our highly enlightened patients which will further create an enviable service delivery culture that is online with international best practices he said He added that the hospital would incorporate modern technology and deliver prompt and better services to meet patients expectations 68 participants from different departments in OAGH participated in the programme
    LSHC Permanent Secretary tasks health personnel on selfless health delivery
    Health1 year ago

    LSHC Permanent Secretary tasks health personnel on selfless health delivery

    By Omotola AjayiDr Ademuyiwa Eniayewun, Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Health Service Commission, on Friday tasked health personnel on qualitative and selfless service to enhance healthcare delivery in the state.Eniayewun stated this at a a two-day Y2021 Strategic Management Retreat organised by the Orile Agege General Hospital (OAGH) in Lagos.The theme of the programme is ” Dynamic Leadership and Governance Structure for Public Hospitals: Shifting the Paradigm for OAGH’.He said: “It is our duty as health personnel to render quality service to patients to enhance health delivery in the state which is in line with the T.HE.M.E.S agenda of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu.” The Governor has assured that he will leave no stone unturned until our hospitals are patients friendly, and he is really doing enough, things are getting better by the day.“The government is working on this, to make OAGH and other general hospitals render qualitative services that will improve the health of the people”.The permanent secretary commended the OAGH management for organising such a laudable retreat, noting that the management is placing a lot of premium on its staff which was vital.He urged participants at the retreat to re-evaluate themselves, noting that the project of transformation of the hospital was achievable, visible and everyone must be committed towards.” The response we are getting from the patients is very encouraging and with adequate and successful management, the human traffic will not be a burden, OAGH has the potential.“I hope this retreat will serve as a motivation to all participants present at this retreat to give their all for the good of humanity.Speaking earlier, Dr Sola Pitan, Managing Director of OAGH, assured patients of optimal health care service to meet the T.H.E.M.E.S. agenda of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu.Pitan noted that the quest to transform and scale up health professionals’ education, training and capacity was crucial in creating a positive, motivated and competent workforce.According him, such effort is obtained globally towards improving both patients and providers satisfaction.” The maiden two-day strategic management retreat is in line with the second pillar of Governor Sanwo-Olu T.H.E.M.E.S. agenda and it’s geared to take OAGH to a higher paradigm of service delivery management.” In today’s rapid changing health-care services delivery space and as the global pandemic unfolds, employees of the institution at all levels must be adequately equipped with diverse set of competency and strength.” This initiative will enable them to be better informed and adapt to an array of demands from our highly enlightened patients, which will further create an enviable service delivery culture that is. online with international best practices,” he said.He added that the hospital would incorporate modern technology and deliver prompt and better services to meet patients expectations.68 participants from different departments in OAGH participated in the programme.

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