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March 2016 Clinic Health Day

March 2016 Clinic Health Day

In recent times, the use of substances has been identified as a risk–taking behaviour among adolescents and young adults. Moreover, Young people who persistently abuse substances often experience an array of problems, including academic difficulties, health-related problems (including mental health), poor peer relationships amongst others.

Empowering Out-of-School Adolescent Girls in Skill Acquisition

Empowering Out-of-School Adolescent Girls in Skill Acquisition

Action Health Incorporated (AHI) in collaboration with the Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA) organized a 4 Week Short Term Skill Acquisition Training Programme for Out-Of-School Adolescent Girls (14-19 years) in Ijora Badia, Apapa Iganmu LCDA.

TFL 2015: Securing Our Future: Youth and the Post-2015 SDGs

TFL 2015: Securing Our Future: Youth and the Post-2015 SDGs

November 14, 2015 was an eventful day as the annual Teenage Festival of Life (TFL) was held at the University of Lagos Main Auditorium. The event had over 1500 students in attendance, as well as the Finland Ambassador to Nigeria Suomela-Chowdhury, and Representative of the Deputy Governor, among others.

Students In Kaduna State Stand Against Youth Smoking

Students In Kaduna State Stand Against Youth Smoking

As part of efforts to stop underage smoking, Action Health Incorporated (AHI) held a one-day smoking prevention programme on June 18, 2015 for students of 12 public secondary schools in Kaduna state.

8,000 Students Participate In FLHE Sensitization Outreach

8,000 Students Participate In FLHE Sensitization Outreach

The outreach, with the goal to educate students on adolescent health issues including sexually transmitted infections and adolescent development, is part of ongoing efforts to strengthen the implementation of FLHE in Junior Secondary schools in Lagos state.

Sexual and Reproductive Health Classes With Makoko Girls

Sexual and Reproductive Health Classes With Makoko Girls

In promoting the well-being and development of out-of-school adolescent girls in Makoko, AHI in partnership with the Lagos State Agency for Mass Education and the Makoko community launched a two-year Out-of-School Adolescent Girls’ Empowerment Programme on June 17, 2014.

Clinic Health Day: "Sexually Transmitted Infections"

Clinic Health Day: "Sexually Transmitted Infections"

The Clinic Health Day programme was aimed at improving young people's knowledge about STIs, and to equip them with right and adequate information that would promote good sexual and reproductive health.