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Sanitary Hygiene Education for Young Girls

Vaccine Network for Disease Control (VNDC) and Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) teamed up to inspire, educate and equip adolescent girls from the Gosa community on Menstrual Hygiene. It was a very informative, fun and educative event thanks to Madam Jumai (IHVN), who personally addressed the girls on menstrual hygiene, and the dangers of …

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NRISP (2014)

The Federal Ministry of Health & National Primary Health Care Development Agency in collaboration with Bill and Melida gate Foundation Launched the National Routine Immunization Strategic Plan (NRISP) in Abuja Nigeria, Intensifying Reaching Every Ward through Accountability. Vaccine Network brought the children of Bema home orphanage to take part in this prestigious program. The targeted …

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Exclusive Interview with Barr. Grace P Dafiel and Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi

It is the dream of every Medical Scientist to find a vaccine for HIV. For the main time, people have to learn how to live with the virus, and how to associate with carriers. Vaccine Network for Disease Control took out time to interview two distinguished guests; Barr.Grace Dafiel and Mr. Ibrahim Abdullahi to talk …

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Vaccine Network for Disease Control Celebrates Children’s Day in Style

Children’s Day is a day set aside to create awareness on the problems children are facing, how to solve those problems, and improve the general wellbeing children. Despite the outbreak of Covid-19, this year’s Children’s Day was no exception. Prior to May 27, children have been indoors observing the compulsory sit-at-home order, this meant no …

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April Newsletter

APRIL, THE MONTH COMMITTED TO PUSHING FOR IMMUNIZATION IRRESPECTIVE OF COVID-19 THREAT Happy new month! The Month of April turned out unpredictable. There were a lot of changes in our way of life. First, the federal government imposed a sit-at-home order on, Abuja (FCT), Lagos and Ogun states; eventually other states including Delta state (where …

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Nigeria: kids battle allergic conjunctivitis, health officials allay fears

Residents of Ruga, a village less than ten minutes away from Nigeria’s capital Abuja have decried what they describe as a strange eye infection claiming the sights of children. Amina Suleiman is a mother, fighting to save her son from totally going blind. The two-year old boy can hardly open his eyes as a result …

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Vaccine Network for Disease Control at the stakeholder’s policy dialogue on Immunization Budget Tracking

WAVA supported the hosting of a policy dialogue for immunization budget tracking organized by the National Immunization Financing Task Team (NIFT) on July 26, 2017 at Treasure Suites Hotel, Abuja. Led by NIFT Chair, Dr. Ben Anyene and Deputy Chair, Committee on Healthcare Services at the House of Representatives, Hon. Muhammadu Usman, the meeting gathered …

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Bringing Out The Advocates in Women in Parliament

In 2017, Johns Hopkins IVAC through Women Advocates for Vaccine Access (WAVA) sponsored one of our advocacy strategies to policy makers on Immunization financing in the light of GAVI’s exit. It was tagged “Bringing Out the Advocates in Women in Parliament (BAWP)”. We mapped out a pool of strong passionate and vocal women in the …

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