Since 2012, October 11 every year has been marked to create awareness for the rights of the Girl Child worldwide. The blueprint for this observational day can be traced back to the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action adopted in 1995. This year’s theme: “My voice, our equal future” aims to reimagine a better world inspired and led by adolescent girls to ensure equality across all sectors.
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Otun Adewale recounts the story of two doctors in a private hospital in Abuja, Nigeria. One who washes his hands after he is with a patient, the other who does not. One who contracts Covid-19 and one who does not.
238 new cases of #COVID19;
As at 11:50 pm 19th April, the breakdown of cases by state is:
Akwa Ibom- 9
Update at 8:35pm 26th March 2020:
14 new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 1 in FCT, 1 IN BAUCHI & 12 in Lagos
Of the 14, 6 were detected on a vessel, 3 are returning travellers & 2 are close contacts of confirmed cases.
We are pleased today to launch our multi-language hand hygiene instructional tools on proper handwashing with soap and water, in Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba, to reach more Nigerians in the widely spoken languages.
Why is #HandHygiene so important for good health and wellbeing?
On Saturday 14th September Toyin Saraki and the Wellbeing Foundation joined thousands of people of all ages and abilities to walk from Millennium Park across central Abuja. The objective of the event was to engage the Abuja community in a celebration of healthy lifestyles, to advocate for Universal Health Coverage, and spread awareness of non-communicable diseases.
Wednesday 21st August, Toyin Saraki, global advocate and Founder-President of leading women and children's health organisation, the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, has welcomed the milestone of Nigeria being free of Wild Polio Virus for three years.
In a statement released by her office Mrs. Saraki stated: