PDP Senator, Nnamani Lists Tinubu’s Achievements In Health Sector As Governor 

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu #citi_BOY Lagos State Health Sector 1999-2007. A Review: Before taking the oath of office, Bola formed a transitional working group to assess the state of Lagos’s health and make some recommendations which were immediately implemented.
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PMTCT –Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission
IEC– Information, Education and Communication ( like posters, handbills, pamphlets etc)
BCC – Behavioral Change Communication.(Materials or process used to communicate IECs effectively)LASEMS –Lagos State Emergency Med. Services

Some of these recommendations include: – the Lagos State AIDS Control Agency which was in charge of HIV/AIDS control. 
HIV prevalence decreased as a result, falling from 6.7% to 3.5% between 1999 and 2007.

Thousands of pregnant women received counseling/therapy in PMTCT in the 10 PMTCT centers set up by his government, thereby aiding in preventing mother-to-child transmission.

Roll back malaria program was kicked off and more than 3.6 million patients received free treatment and more than 681,000 and 1 million treated nets and BCC/IEC supplies were supplied, respectively.

Over 181,627 doses of the Sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine formulations were provided, and intermittent preventative therapy for malaria in pregnant women was implemented. A medical culture well established in Lagos State. See citation.

To end poliomyelitis, Lagos State actively participated in the NPI, National Program on Immunization and more than 2.5 million children received the Polio vaccine within the campaign.

Under the Asiwaju government, Lagos State launched a School Health Program, which provided free eye screening and treatment for around 6,600 students and provided free milk to over 900 public schools totaling about 297,000students.

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