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Today, 24th March, 2021 is World TB Day and the Clock Is Ticking To End TB. This brings us to the full understanding that the world is running out of time to act on the commitments to end TB made by global leaders. This is especially critical in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic that has put End TB...
I was invited by U-Report Territory Officer for Southeast (U-Report is a social messaging tool and data collection system developed by UNICEF to improve citizen engagement, inform leaders, and foster positive change. The program sends SMS polls and alerts to its participants, collecting real-time responses, and subsequently publishes gathered data. Issues polled include health, education, water, sanitation and...
There are some people who has been destined to play a vital role as you journey in life. For me, my cousin’s wife, Lady. Nkemjika Ezekwelu is one. The first time I came to Awka after graduation was I guess 2013 or so, the state government was employing. I informed my cousin I was coming to stay in his place...
Am very proud to be a woman as such I can talk about periods without been ashamed because that is one basic characteristic that differentiates me from a man. Talking about myself, I started menstruating in my JSS 2, I think 11 years. An experience I can never forget. It was the day for the send forth for our senior students,...
WHAT IS MENSTRUAL HYGIENE DAY ? Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day) is a global advocacy platform that brings together the voices and actions of non-profits, government agencies, individuals, the private sector and the media to promote good menstrual hygiene management (MHM) for all women and girls. BACKGROUND A  German non-profit organization known as WASH United in 2013 initiated and became the global...
World Humanitarian Day celebrated every year on 19 August is directed towards honoring humanitarian efforts worldwide and propagating the idea of supporting people in crisis. BACKGROUND World Humanitarian Day was established by the UN General Assembly in 2008, then was held in August 2009. The day was declared by the General Assembly to coincide with the anniversary of the 2003 bombing...
August is a month for a lot of events all over the world. Particularly in Nigeria, it’s a month for a wide range of cultural events like new yam festival. It’s also a month for annual general meeting for women in the eastern part of Nigeria and of course, summer holidays for children with lots of packages. The youths are...
I was almost 12, already concluding JSS 2 to begin JSS 3 the next September. I remember vividly, it was the send forth party day for outgoing senior students after all our exam that year, so we were not expected in school until 12 noon. I had taken the whole morning to do small house chores amidst experiencing slight...
Menstrual Hygiene Day first celebrated on 28th May, 2014  was initiated by a German-based NGO WASH United to create a world in which every woman and girl is empowered to manage her menstruation safely, hygienically with confidence and without shame, where no woman or girl is limited by something as natural and normal as her period.  The date was selected...
Menstrual Hygiene Day (#MHDAY) marked on the 28th of May every year, is a global advocacy day which focuses on raising awareness to combat negative perceptions associated with menstrual hygiene with the aim of enabling women and girls to achieve their full potential. Every year a theme is selected to mark the day. For 2019, the theme is -...

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