Launching of the 4th Edition of What The Global Fund Means To Africans – a publication focused on our Principal Partner – The Global Fund and its activities in Africa
Launching of the 2nd Edition of Innovative Practices titled “An Innovative Approach to The Fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria”. The publication is focused on the involvement of the African Private Sector in the fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria.
Team Super Eagles played to zero against discrimination and stigmatization of people living with HIV/AIDS on December 1, 2012.
Team Entertainers at the Superstars Play For Life Novelty football match to commemorate World AIDS Day 2012 at the Campos Stadium, Lagos Island, Lagos.
Academy Award winning actress and HIV/AIDS campaigner, Charlize Theron receives the World Economic Forum Crystal Award.
2013 World Malaria Day held in Abuja on the 22nd & 23rd of April. In attendance was the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, the Global Fund’s Executive Director, Dr Mark Dybul and Dr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede
Friends Africa’s CEO, Dr Akudo Anyanwu Ikemba has been selected as a finalist in the 2013 Ogunte Women’s Social Leadership Awards
Gift From Africa Corporate Executive Dinner (WEF Side Event) held in Cape Town South Africa, May 8th 2013
- Abuja - In commemoration of the 2013 World Malaria Day, Friends Africa began a series of events which started on Monday 22nd of April and ran into the 23rd of April. In attendance was the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, the Global Fund's Executive Director, Dr Mark Dybul who was accompanied to the State House by Dr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, Chairman Friends Africa, as well as the CEO/Founder, Dr Akudo Anyanwu Ikemba. At the event, President Goodluck Jonathan informed the stakeholders that the Government is working on a new blueprint for the eradication of Malaria, HIV/AIDS, and tuberculosis in the country. Speaking to Dr Mark Dybul, Executive Director of the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, at State ...
- 29/04/2013 - Lagos State government, through its task force on counterfeit, fake drugs and unwholesome processed foods, weekend, sealed off at least 30 illegal patent medicine stores, in the Ajah-Lekki axis of the state. The government warned members of the public on the inherent risks in the purchase and consumption of drugs from hawkers. Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Health, Dr. Yewande Adeshina, who disclosed this, noted that the state government was not only worried by the dangers posed by illegal drug hawkers but also by nefarious activities of illegal operators of patent medicine and pharmaceutical stores in the state hence, the latest clampdown on illegal operators in Ajah-Lekki axis. Adeshina said: "The shops were sealed off for offenses ranging from ...
- 29/04/2013 - Executive Secretary of National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, Dr. Ado Mohammed, has said that no fewer than 60,000 Nigerian women die annually from complications in pregnancy. He spoke when he received an award of excellence confered on him by the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, MHWUN, for his agency's commitment to efficient health care service delivery in Nigeria. Ado, in a statement by the Assistant Public Relation Officer ofNPHCDA, Mr. Abubakar Musa, said: "The agency solicits for more support and cooperation of well meaning Nigerians in collaborating with NPHCDA towards providing better health care service delivery to all Nigerians, especially at the grassroots level." Read more>>>
- 29/04/2013 - The need for a healthy and safe work environment cannot be overemphasised. As a healthy organisation it creates healthy outcomes for its people through improved health and well-being, reduced costs and improved performance As an employer, providing workers with a safe and healthy workplace is critical to the wellbeing of employees and the success of your business. Work-related illnesses and injuries which is any illness or injury incurred by an employee engaged in work-related activities while on or off the worksite have been on the increase in recent years. Despite improvements in occupational safety and health over the years, workers continue to suffer work-related deaths, injuries, and illnesses. Though the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) makes it mandatory ...
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