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.
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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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.
Ten young women with exceptional stories of change participated in “Women in Uniform: Leadership in Non-Traditional Fields,” an event organized by the Deputy High Commission of Canada and the Royal Canadian Navy at the Nigerian Naval Dockyard in Victoria Island to commemorate International Women’s Day 2018.
From February 12 to February 17, 2018 leadership and programme staff of Action Health Incorporated participated in the 8th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights (ACSHR), held in Johannesburg, South Africa. This edition's theme was "Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health for Women and Girls" with the hashtag #WomanUp2018.
Action Health Incorporated (AHI) has made a call for more Youth Friendly Health Service (YFHS) centers to be made available...
Are you between the ages of 13-19 years? Do you have an idea on how #FGM can be ended in Nigeria? Join the #TFL2017 #Innovative Challenge
1. Post 1-2 Minutes Video describing your idea to end Female Genital Mutilation Practice in Nigeria
2. Follow and Tag at @actionhealthinc on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram with the hashtag #TFL2017ENDFGM
3. Get as many likes and Shares as possible.
Nigeria has the highest absolute number of cases of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the world, accounting for about one-quarter of the estimated 115–130 million circumcised women worldwide. The Teenage Festival of Life 2017 will provide an opportunity for young people to be adequately informed about issues of FGM in Nigeria, with a view to enlisting them as critical stakeholders in efforts to end FGM.
In other to engage and build the capacity of young people on Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH), life and livelihood skills, Action Health Incorporated organized a three weeks Summer Programme for young people between the ages of 10-19 from 31st July to 18th August, 2017.