In the twilight of his administration, former Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, signed the law establishing the Lagos State Health Scheme into Law. This law made it compulsory for all residents of Lagos state (irrespective of age, sex, social, economic or health status) to have a type of health insurance. Health insurance…
The Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA) has trained 100 ‘ILERA EKO’ Enrolment Agents and Local Government Officers as part of efforts to ensure that every resident enrolled on the Lagos State Health Scheme (LSHS) has access to affordable and quality healthcare.
The Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA) has sought for improved and quality healthcare services from the Lagos State Health Scheme (LSHS) providers to ILERA EKO Enrollees.
The Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA), in partnership with the Senator representing the Lagos Central Senatorial Division, Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu, has enrolled 200 women and youths on the Ilera Eko Health Plan towards the realisation of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) mandate of the Lagos State Government.
Nigeria is one of the countries with the highest rate of maternal mortality globally1. The major factor that has attributed to this high rate of maternal mortality is poverty2, which has continually worsened by the increased cost of commodities and healthcare costs in the country3. Financial expenses incurred during pregnancy have therefore become a major…
The Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA), in its efforts to ensure that no resident in the State is left behind in having access to good, affordable and effective healthcare services, has partnered with BONO Energy Storage Terminal to onboard 300 vulnerable residents on the ILERA EKO Health plan.
According to the WHO, a child is lost every two minutes due to malaria. Almost a quarter of these deaths occur in Nigeria, with an estimated 96,000 deaths annually. Although Lagos state has the lowest prevalence of malaria in the country, the Lagos State Government, through the Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA) is working to reduce this prevalence and improve other health indices in the state by tackling one of the major barriers to healthcare – out of pocket payment at the point of care.
The Lagos State Government has flagged off the enrolment of 55,000 vulnerable and indigent citizens across the 20 Local Government Areas in partnership with the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund, to further its commitment to advancing Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the State.
In commemoration of the maiden “ILERA-EKO” Day, the Lagos State Government has reiterated its commitment to achieving universal health coverage by ensuring that all residents have access to sustainable, quality and affordable healthcare services.