Hotlines: +2332400000420, +2332454444474 (24 hours Service)
Health and Safety services such as General First Aid services, Treatment of minor cuts, bruises and aliments, Telephonic Emergency Advice etc. are available throughout the duration of the conference. All delegates are advised to comply with basic health and safety rules and procedures throughout the conference. In case of an emergency, please call the hotlines listed above.
Medical services available at the Conference Area include:
- 24 hours Call centre
- Telephonic emergency advice
- General first aid information
- Emergency ambulance dispatch
- Emergency ambulance services
- Ambulance dispatch
- On scene stabilization
- Emergency medications
- Medical evacuation
- Hotel visits
- First aid centers at all venues
- Emergency medications
- Helpful medical information
- Less than 8hrs admission observation services
- Treatment of minor cuts, bruises and ailments
- Transit points to pre determined secondary or tertiary health facilities
- Assistance with Retail Pharmacy purchases
For the convenience of all our Emergency medical Center patients, assistance with retail pharmacy purchases have been made available with trained and experienced pharmacists to assist.
Health Tips and Information for Delegates
- Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially before eating. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand gel (with at least 60% alcohol).
- Drink only bottled or boiled water, or carbonated (bubbly) drinks in cans or bottles. Avoid tap water, fountain drinks, and ice cubes.
- Do not eat food purchased from street vendors. Eat food only from cafeterias approved for the conference
- Kindly aviod the consumption of all forms of bush-meat.
- Make sure your food is fully and properly cooked if you are the one preparing it.
- Avoid dairy products, unless you know they have been pasteurized.
Adequate Sleep:- Return to your approved accommodation immediately after the evening session
- Refresh yourself with a good bath, cold/hot, best suited to your body, and be refreshed for the next day’s sessions.
- Leave visits and reunions till after the conference
Prevent Insect Bites:- Use insect repellent
- Wear long-sleeved shirts, long pants, and a hat outdoors
- Remain indoors in a screened or air-conditioned area
- Sleep in beds covered by nets treated with permethrin, if not sleeping in an air-conditioned or well-screened room.
- Spray rooms with products effective against flying insects, such as those containing pyrethroid.
Prevent Animal Bites and Scratches:- Do not touch or feed any animals, including dogs and cats. Even animals that look like healthy pets can have rabies or other diseases.
- Help children stay safe by supervising them carefully around all animals.
- If you are bitten or scratched, wash the wound well with soap and water and go to a doctor right away.
- After your trip, be sure to tell your doctor or state health department if you were bitten or scratched during your travel.
Avoid Injuries:- Walk along well lit LPC 2018 approved paths and walkways
- Wear your seat belts and use car seats or booster seats in the backseat for children.
- Follow local traffic laws.
- Always face traffic when walking on driveways.
- Wear helmets when you ride bikes, motorcycles, and motor bikes.
- Do not get into overloaded vehicles.
- Use the IPPC approved transport systems or hire drivers from recognized companies when possible.
Most important tip: Please call the hotlines or visit any of the health centers or immediate help / advice where necessary.