APIN Ondo State Programme Office is partnering with the Tuberculosis, Leprosy & Buruli Ulcer Control Programme of the Ondo State Ministry of Health to commemorate the 2022 World Tuberculosis Day. Activities lined up include Community Sensitization at Akure North LGA, Owo LGA and Ese-Odo LGA, a TB symposium and a press briefing. See flyer for details. Free Online Streaming is available at meet.google.com/syu-qzio-mza
The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence (GBV) is marked globally from November 25th (the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to December 10 (International Human Rights Day). This year, the theme is “Orange the world: End violence against women now!” with the slogan ”Her story is Our Story. This year, stakeholders, governments and decision makers are drawing attention to the need for an enabling environment where victims and survivors of GBV are empowered to speak out and share their stories so that they can get the support and help that they need. APIN will join the rest of the world to raise our voice against all forms of violence against people through a series of events across our state locations, starting with a Webinar. Details of the Webinar to follow shortly.
The National TB Conference 2021 will bring together stakeholders from within and outside Nigeria working to end Tuberculosis (TB) in the country. It will also provide a platform to deliberate on topical issues in TB control, and to foster and harness intersectoral and institutional collaboration to end TB in Nigeria. This conference will also focus on the magnitude and dimensions of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on TB control in Nigeria, and will provide an opportunity to share experiences and recommend strategies to address TB control during the current and future pandemics.
Join us at the 37th Conference of the Association of Public Health Physicians in Nigeria (APHPN) where our CEO, Dr Prosper Okonkwo and other members of our team will share our experience on strategies for building health system resilience and recovering from public health emergencies, especially in program design and implementation. Date: 14 – 18 June 2021 Time: 9.00 AM Venue: Ladi Kwali Conference Centre, Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Abuja, https://goo.gl/maps/kcPvr6cdzdxPTxns9
This is a gathering of all the laboratory staff in the APIN program. It is a yearly meeting where all members of the team gather to review performances at the end of each financial year and all plan and review strategies for the new year. Members from Ondo, Ekiti, Benue, Plateau, Ogun, Oyo, Osun state and the Central office in Abuja were all in attendance. The meeting was at the instance of the Director of Laboratory Services, Dr Jay Osi Samuels.