HSDF FACILITATES FAMILY PLANNING LEARNING SESSION ON INTERPERSONAL COUNSELLING AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS

The Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF), facilitated a two-day family planning learning session on Interpersonal Counselling and Communication (IPCC) skills, for select private hospitals that are supported by the Nigeria Healthcare Quality Improvement (NHQI) project in Lagos State. The training was held from 4th -5th February 2020 at the Golfview Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos State.

The participants were nurses and family planning providers from hospitals in HSDF’s private collaborative; who are responsible for providing family planning counselling to clients in the supported facilities.

MINISTERIAL PRESS BRIEFING MARKING THE 2020 NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES (NTDs) DAY

Nigeria joined the rest of the world in celebrating the NTDs day; the first of its kind in history on 30th January 2020, with the theme: #BeatNTDs: For Good; For All.

As part of the activities to mark the day’s celebration, Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health held a press briefing chaired by the Honorable Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire. The press briefing, which took place at the Conference Room of the Federal Ministry of Health, had in attendance the officer in charge of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Nigeria;

ADVOCACY TO THE HONORABLE SECRETARY HEALTH and HUMAN SERVICES SECRETARIAT(HHSS) FOR THE DIABETES AWARENESS AND CARE [DAC] PROJECT

On Tuesday the 2nd of April 2019, representatives of the Federal Ministry of Health [FMOH], the Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation [HSDF] and Society for Women’s Development and Empowerment of Nigeria (SWODEN), paid an advocacy visit to the Honorable Secretary for Health and Human Services (HHSS) of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Mallam Adamu Abubakar Bappah. The delegation was led by the National Coordinator of the NCD Division of the FMOH, Dr Nnenna Ezeigwe who was supported by the Director of the Public Health Advisory [PHA] Team of HSDF, Dr Lilian Anomnachi and the Executive Director of SWODEN, Mrs. Maimuna Mohammed. The purpose of the visit was to formally introduce the Diabetes Awareness and Care (DAC) Project to the leadership of the HHSS.

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