by Tayo Fasuan Rotary International Together for Healthy Family in Nigeria (THFN), organised a three-day journalists’ workshop in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, through the Rotary Action Group for Reproduction, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (RMCH), with the sole target of equipping media practitioners on how to effectively get involved with RMCHContinue Reading

Programs of Scale for the Rotary Action Group for Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health (RMCH) Journalists Training/Workshop 2024 Rotary International is a Non-Governmental foremost Humanitarian Organisation with over 1.5m members worldwide. It enjoys diplomatic status and has sat at the United Nations as an observer since 1948. The organisation hasContinue Reading

The best practice for expanding laboratory capacity in environments with limited resources is to choose methods that are feasible and long-lasting. For many years, molecular diagnostics were seen as “inappropriate” despite their usefulness and accuracy. This was because they were thought to be too precise, costly, prone to contamination, andContinue Reading

One of the pillars of epidemic/emergency preparedness and response projects is the Gender pillar, and the major activity here is gender-based violence, GBV. GBV has significant and long-lasting impacts on physical and mental health including injury, unintended pregnancy and pregnancy complications, sexually transmitted infections, HIV, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, andContinue Reading

Risk communication is the real-time exchange of information, advice and opinions between experts or officials and people who face a hazard or threat to their survival, health, or economic or social wellbeing. The purpose is to enable people at risk to make informed decisions to mitigate the effects of aContinue Reading

Event-based surveillance (EBS) is the organized and rapid capture of information about events that are a potential risk to public health. This information can be rumours and other ad-hoc reports transmitted through formal channels (i.e. established routine reporting systems) and informal channels (i.e. media, health workers and nongovernmental organizations reports).Continue Reading

A PHEOC is a physical location for the coordination of information and resources to support incident management activities. PHEOCs are also referred to as “EOC”, “operations centres”, “situation rooms” and “command centres”. They play a vital role in the management and coordination of public health emergencies, and they are hubsContinue Reading