As part of Action Health Incorporated (AHI) efforts to close the knowledge gap and increase access of young people to sexual and reproductive health information and services, various clinic health days/ health sessions were held at AHI Youth Friendly Health Center.
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Action Health Incorporated (AHI) and other stakeholders held a dialogue meeting on June 14, 2017 to discuss the need to expand the access of young people to youth friendly healthcare services in Primary Healthcare Centres (Ashogbon and Iwaya PHC) with a view to mobilise support and programme implementation.
To expand voluntary access of young girls and women to Family Planning information and services; Action Health Incorporated (AHI) with support from UNFPA implemented a scale-up project on distribution of the DMPA SC (Depot medroxyprojesterone acetate Subcutaneous) contraceptive through community-based outreaches to meet the huge unmet needs of family planning that exist in Akwa Ibom, Abia and Cross River State.
With support from the United Nations Population Funds (UNFPA), a three (3) day capacity building training on management of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Complications was conducted for seventy seven (77) Health workers from local government with the highest prevalence of FGM/C in Ekiti and Osun State.
As part of Action Health Incorporated (AHI) efforts to close the gap in adolescent health service delivery, AHI conducted orientation workshops on Concept and Principles for Provision of Adolescent Youth Friendly Health Service (AYFHS) for 29 Post basic psychiatric/ mental health nurses and 124 penultimate (500) level medical students from Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital Yaba and University of Lagos respectively.
Sixty Healthcare providers from Adamawa and Borno State were trained in May 2017 on GBV prevention and response services which includes identifying and treating survivors.
Action Health Incorporated with support from Champions for Change (C4C) organized a Five-day Capacity Building Training for One Hundred and Twenty (120) young people from Ilaje Bariga and Iwaya Yaba as Peer Educators on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Adolescent Youth Friendly Health Services.
Action Health Incorporated (AHI) with support from United Nations Population Funds organized orientation training for 30 social workers in February 2017 on Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) in host communities and IDP Camps in Adamawa State.
A cohort of 30 girls trained as Reproductive Maternal Newborn Adolescent and Child Health (RMNCAH) Champions by Action Health Incorporated carried out community dialogues to raise discourse on the sexual and reproductive health issues faced by young people especially girls in Iwaya Yaba and Ilaje.
Action Health Incorporated with funding from the UNFPA organized high level consultation meetings to launch the rollout of Sayana Press Injectable Contraceptive in Akwa-Ibom, Abia and Cross River States from November 1st - 3rd, 2016 respectively.
Ahead of a community-based promotion of Sayana Press injectable contraceptives, in Abia, Akwa Ibom and Cross River States, Action Health Incorporated (AHI) has commenced a Training-of-Trainers (ToT) workshop for the Sayana Press Project.
Following the approval of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria and Federal Ministry of Health to integrate principles of Adolescent and Youth Friendly Health Services (AYFHS) into its curriculum, 18 educators from the six geopolitical zones in the country were selected as the first crop of educators to be orientated about the course content.