Nigeria: Only 45 per cent know their HIV Status, NGO

The AIDS Health Care Foundation (AHF) says only about 45 percent of Nigerians are aware of their HIV status.

Why Nigeria Needs A Maternal Healthcare Revolution

This is the case in maternal care where we currently have one of the worst indices for maternal and child mortality in the world

Communication promotes Social Development, Ghana Labour Minister

Mr. Haruna Iddrisu, Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, has called on students to endeavour to use

pinion: Fourth Industrial Revolution, Education, Entrepreneurship in Africa

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is driven by newer technologies, such as 3D printing, that are changing indus...

Engaging Adolescents in Care

Males’ & females’ use of healthcare is proportional up to age 15
– For primary care, males generally seen by pediatricians, family physicians & school-based settings

Successful “Engagement” uses an Empowerment Approach

  1. Genuineness
  2. Caring
  3. Non-judgmental
  4. Guiding two-way conversations

– Framework:

Overview of the Morbidities of Adolescents Worldwide and the Need for Adolescent Specific Care

What is Adolescence ?
“The state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood . . . The period of life between puberty and maturity . . . ” Random House

Perceptions Through the Ages = Trouble

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