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Prevention Conference to highlight key HIV/AIDS findings

PRESS RELEASE Prevention Conference to highlight key HIV/AIDS findings Abuja, 14 November 2016 — A national scientific Conference on HIV prevention has been organised to showcase the achievements of the AIDS response in Nigeria. The landmark Conference organised by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) is part of activities to commemorate World […]

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2016 ANPA NAPPSA Joint Communique

ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN PHYSICIANS IN THE AMERICAS (ANPA) AND NIGERIAN ASSOCIATION OF PHARMACISTS AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENTISTS IN THE AMERICAS (NAPPSA) JOINT POST-CONFERENCE COMMUNIQUE This conference was held at Caesar’s Palace Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, from June 22 to 26, 2016. It was attended by over 600 Physicians, Pharmacists, Pharmaceutical Scientists, and Nurses from […]

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New data from PMA2020 shed light on menstrual hygiene management in Kaduna, Nigeria

Data on menstrual hygiene management (MHM) are scarce, especially at a large scale. As Melinda Gates noted at the recent Women Deliver conference in May, “Data underpins everything… If you don’t have data, you don’t know where to make good investments. This is why I’m so excited about the potential of the commitment to close […]

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Press Briefing by Borno State MoH and the FMoH on the Health and Nutrition Humanitarian Crisis in Borno State

The Borno State Ministry of Health and the Federal Ministry of Health recently held a press briefing on the health and nutrition humanitarian crisis in Borno State. READ FULL PRESS RELEASE HERE  

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Address of the Honourable Minister of Health, Professor Adewole at the press briefing to launch the Rapid Results Initiative of the Federal Ministry of Health

ADDRESS OF THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF HEALTH, PROFESSOR I. F ADEWOLE FAS, FSPSP,DSC(Hons) AT THE PRESS BRIEFING TO LAUNCH THE RAPID RESULTS INITIATIVE OF THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH , AT THE NATIONAL PRESS CENTRE, RADIO HOUSE , AREA 11 GARKI , ABUJA , MONDAY 18TH JULY, 2016. I am highly delighted to address you […]

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NGOs advocate for a policy to ban child marriage to enhance girl child education

At a World Population Day Commemoration event in Abuja on 14th July, 2016, Professor Oladapo Ladipo, representing Nigerian NGOs (NNGOs), advocated that Nigeria bans early marriage for underage girls. The panel discussion event was organized by the National Population Commission (NPC) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and focused on the 2016 World Population […]

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TB2016 highlights efforts to strengthen the global fight against Tuberculosis, the leading killer of people with HIV, at the 21st International AIDS Conference(AIDS 2016)

Durban, South Africa – Urgency in efforts to address the devastating global impact of tuberculosis (TB), and opportunities to make major inroads against the infectious disease, are being featured at TB2016, a two-day conference dedicated exclusively to TB, immediately preceding AIDS 2016 in Durban, South Africa. Organised by the International AIDS Society (IAS), which also […]

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Women Deliver Awards Grants to 20 Emerging Young Leaders to Implement Projects in their Communities

  22 June 2016, New York – Today, Women Deliver, a global advocacy organization, awarded seed grants of US$5,000 each to 20 Young Leadersto support six-month projects aimed at advancing girls’ and women’s health, rights and wellbeing in their communities. Like the first 10 seed grants from 2014, the current projects focus on a variety […]