Healthcare providers play a significant role in providing services to young people. As such, institutions must adequately train them on how to deliver Adolescent and Youth-Friendly Health Services (AYFHS). To this end, the Health Services Unit of Action Health Incorporated (AHI) organized a week-long training programme for 29 Post-Basic Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing students from the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital Yaba, Lagos.
No Longer Left Behind: Empowering Marginalised Girls
There are over 5.5 million girls out of school in Nigeria, and many of these girls reside in under-developed marginalized communities. This documentary highlights the challenges faced by marginalized adolescent girls in slum communities as well as the intervention carried out to address these problems.
Keeping The Promise Film Series
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To increase the uptake of modern contraceptives in the South Eastern region of Nigeria, AHI conducted a Scale-Up Capacity Building Programme for 100 Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWs) and Community Health Volunteers (CHVs). This programme was carried out in 4 Local Government Areas across Owerri, Imo State (Ikeduru and Isiala Mbano) and Calabar, Cross River State (Calabar Municipal and Ikom).
From February 26th to 27th Action Health Incorporated (AHI) held a 2-Day Project Orientation & Strategy Planning Meeting with Government Partners and Sexual and Reproductive Health Frontliners at Dujima International Hotel in Maiduguri, Borno State.
The AHI Graduate Internship Programme offers recent graduates the opportunity to gain invaluable industry experience. You will be given an opportunity to prove yourself through challenging assignments and gain valuable work experience, skills and knowledge that will take you a long way in your future career.
As part of efforts towards addressing the issue of sexual harassment against young girls in Atewolara community in Mushin, a group of trained Girl Leaders from the Rise Up/Cummins Girls Voices Initiative (GVI) advocacy programme organized an interactive dialogue with key stakeholders and community members.
Action Health Incorporated partnered with Eva Adelaja Girls Senior High School to celebrate International Women’s Day with the school students on the school club meeting day.
As part of effort in amplifying girls’ voices, Action Health Incorporated (AHI) with support from Rise Up trained sixty (60) girl leaders ages 13-18 from across Lagos State on leadership and public advocacy during a 5 Days’ workshop held in Lagos.
AHI is pleased to call for applications to the annual Youth Skills Development Programme. This is a salaried one-year internship programme that engages fresh secondary school leavers aged 16-19 years, to serve as Youth Programme Assistants within AHI.
Between September 3 and September 4, 2018, Action Health Incorporated (AHI) conducted a two-day training programme for third party monitors from selected civil society organisations (CSOs) to build their capacity to monitor the National Social Investment Programmes (N-SIPs) in Lagos State.
As part of efforts to improve the health and development of adolescents and young people, the Federal Ministry of Health, with support from the World Health Organisation (WHO), convened a 5-day stakeholders’ meeting in Abuja to review the National Policy on the Health and Development of Adolescents and Young People in Nigeria that was produced in 2007.
Recognizing the vital role that nurses play at the frontline of healthcare service provision to adolescents and youth, staff from Action Health Incorporated (AHI) and AHI's Youth-Friendly Clinic facilitated sessions at the Lagos State Chapter of the Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme for Nurses held at the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos on Thursday, August 16, 2018.
The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) Young Professional Programme is designed for high calibre young professionals who will not be more than thirty (30) years at the time of recruitment. The selected candidates will be appointed as Young Trainee Professional Staff in the Bank under a two (2)-year fixed term contract.
Action Health Incorporated's humanitarian efforts in Northeastern Nigeria have been recognized by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Nigeria in the 2017 Nigerian Humanitarian Fund (NHF) Annual Report.
On May 3, 2018, Action Health Incorporated (AHI), in collaboration with the Ogun State Home Grown School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) and with the support of the MacArthur Foundation, held a high-level meeting to disseminate the results of the baseline survey conducted in four Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Ogun State to be monitored by AHI and officially launch the monitoring of the HGSFP in the four LGAs.
Educating Nigerian Girls in New Enterprises (ENGINE), a programme of the UK Department for International Development (DFID) implemented by Mercy Corps in partnership with Action Health Incorporated (AHI) in Lagos State, launched its second phase on March 13 at Sheraton Hotel Ikeja.