Medical services available
- 24 hours Call centre
- Telephonic emergency advice
- General first aid information
- Emergency ambulance dispatch
Telephone Numbers: 08100000420; 08154444474.
- Emergency ambulance (motorbike & vehicular) 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 18hrs 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 and anyone on some medications that they ran out off, assistance with retail pharmacy purchases have been made available with trained and experienced pharmacists to assist.
IPPC 2015 Health Tips and Information for Delegates
Be Careful about Food and Water
- 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 (OX4 bottled water). 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.
- Return to your approved accommodation immediately after the evening session so as to meditate, take a cold bath +/- cold cocoa and sleep so as to be refreshed for the next day's sessions.
- Leave visits and reunions till after the conference.
Prevent Insect Bites
- Using insect repellent
- Wearing long-sleeved shirts, long pants, and a hat outdoors.
- Remaining indoors in a screened or air-conditioned area
- Sleeping in beds covered by nets treated with permethrin, if not sleeping in an air-conditioned or well-screened room.
- Spraying 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.
- Walk along well lit and ICLC approved paths and walkways
- Wearing your seat belt and using car seats or booster seats in the backseat for children.
- Following local traffic laws.
- Always face traffic when walking on driveways.
- Wearing helmets when you ride bikes, motorcycles, and motor bikes.
- Not getting on an overloaded bus or mini-bus.
- Use the IPPC approved transport systems or hire drivers from recognized companies when possible.