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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.
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).
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.
To improve service delivery for survivors of child abuse, different stakeholders responding to child abuse cases from across Lagos State were trained for 3- days on case management by the Educating Nigerian Girls in New Enterprises II (ENGINE) programme in Lagos State from 28th – 30th January 2020.