Stakeholders in Nigeria’s health sector have persistently campaigned for the full implementation of the National Health Act 2014 which stipulates that not less than 1% of Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) is set aside for Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF).
The National Health Dialogue is a platform that brings together stakeholders in the Health and Development sectors to discuss the Challenges and Prospects of Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria.
DATE: AUGUST 24 ─ 25, 2017
Brief report on the just concluded AROCSA Conference is below.
Overview: Current global political trends such as Brexit in 2016, the surprising electoral upheavals across continents, a complex confluence of nationalist populism, and African countries backing out of the ICC, among others, give clear indications of a pushback to globalization, paving way for a radical shift in global politics. As members of the global community, African countries will be affected directly and indirectly, and so must begin to dialogue on how to engage in this new world order. Continue reading “Report of 2017 AROCSA Conference – PACFAH”
REPORT OF THE 2018-2020 MTEF CSO/MEDIA CONSULTATIVE SESSION; ABUJA JULY 27, LAGOS JULY 28
On the 27th of July 2017, the Ministry of Budget and Planning presented the findings of its draft mid term expenditure framework to civil society, private sector, the media and the General Public in Nigeria. The two ( 2 ) day event was scheduled for Abuja on the 27th of July 2017 and Lagos on the 28th July 2017.
Pictures below, of the award “ceremony” for health journalists who participated in the PACFaH 2017 Health Budget Media Challenge…
Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) for International Students in Malaysia, 2018
Malaysian Government is offering Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) for pursuing masters and PhD degree programme in any selected and well-established Malaysian public and private universities. International students can apply for this Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS).
Call for Concepts: Humanitarian Clean Cooking Fund
Closing: Jul 21,2017
Grand Challenges Canada: Requesting Proposals for Stars in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health
Deadline: 3 August 2017
The Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, is seeking bold ideas with big impact from the best and brightest talent, for products, services and implementation models that could transform how persistent challenges in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) are addressed in low- and middle-income countries.
LEAP Africa-Union Bank Call for Applications: Social Innovators Programme 2017
Deadline: 16 July 2017
The LEAP Africa in partnership with Union Bank has developed the Social Innovators Programme 2017 to strengthen and advance youth-led change initiatives and entrepreneurship in Nigeria through training and collaborative partnerships that enhance the sustainability and overall impact of these change initiatives.
News Corp Media Fellowship: Seeking Applications from English-Speaking African Journalists!
Deadline: 27 July 2017
Interested in sharpening your digital skills while working alongside your peers in London? Eager to share your experience with award-winning colleagues abroad? So, what are you waiting for? Apply to the News Corp Media Fellowship for a chance to learn how some of the most prestigious news outlets in the world operate.