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ARFH: REQUEST FOR QUOTATION FOR THE PRINTING OF RECORDING AND REPORTING TOOLS FOR NTBLCP

  OPENING DATE: 22nd December, 2015 CLOSING DATE: 6th January, 2016 The Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) has received grants from Global Fund towards implementing the TB/HIV New Funding Model (NFM) Project in Nigeria and intend to apply part of the proceeds of the grant to for the printing reporting and recording tools for National Tuberculosis and Leprosy ...

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WaterAID Nigeria: EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

  WaterAid is an international non-governmental organization established in 1981 with focus exclusively on improving poor people’s access to safe water, improved hygiene and sanitation (WASH) in developing countries. We believe that water and sanitation are human rights. These essential services are vital health, education and livelihoods; and form the first essential step in overcoming poverty. WaterAid started its operation ...

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Biosafety Regulations: Agency threatens sanction, says no more business as usual

By Etta Michael Bisong   Abuja   As part of preparations to enforce the implementation of safe modern biotechnology activities to enhance socio-economic development, the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), has issued a warning to sanction any operator involved in the practice of genetically modified (GM) products that is yet to formalise such dealings with the Agency.   The threat ...

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3 Characteristics Of Others That Discourage You From Being Happy

Ever been around someone that discouraged you from being happy because of their attitude or the way they deal with others? Maybe some of your friends or acquaintances are just too negative or do not encourage you when it comes to the decisions you have made and instead of making situations better; they actually blame it on you. However, what ...

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Some real facts We need to know about renewable Energy

By Anthony Agbongiarhuoyi Renewable energy is energy that comes from resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat. Renewable energy replaces conventional fuels in four distinct areas: electricity generation, air and water heating/cooling, motor fuels, and rural (off-grid) energy services. Renewable energy is one of the means of tackling ...

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Women Arise for Change Initiative seeks to address Challenges facing the Women and Youths in Nigeria

Women Arise for Change Initiative has organised a 2 day workshop towards addressing some pressing issues on ground and how these issues affect youth, women and Nigerian society at large. According to Mrs Odumakin, president women arise for Change Initiative and  the Lead convener of this workshop, we are in era where in every decision make youths and young people ...

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UNMC, OSIWA BUILD CAPACITY OF WEST AFRICAN MEDIA PRACTITIONERS ON SDGS

United Nations Millennium Campaign (UNMC) in collaboration with Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) has put together a 2-day intensive training for the media professionals across West Africa on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  According to Hilary Ogbonna, the UNMC, Acting Regional Coordinator for Africa, having identified the role of media in disseminating information, it has become imperative for us as ...

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[Video] Indeed healthcare services to women with disabilities should be made priority

I’m sure after seeing this video you would understand how important it is, to include women with disabilities in the scheme of things particularly in accessing healthcare just like every other Nigerian. See video below:

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2016 Budget: ‘N6trn proposal achievable with prudent management, transparency’

A don, Prof. Sarah Anyanwu, says the Federal Government’s N6 trillion budget proposal for 2016 is achievable with prudent management of funds and transparency in implementation process. Anyanwu, the Head of Economics Department, University of Abuja, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the budget was realistic. President Muhammadu Buhari She said that the budget was achievable ...

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COP 21: Nigeria’s Intervention at the Final Meeting of the Paris Committee to Adopt the Agreement on 12th December 2015

As  COP 21 is coming to a close in Paris, Head of Nigerian Delegates, Hon, Minister Amina J Mohammed has made an intervention at the final meeting. Read the intervention below:   Mr. President, Excellencies, ladies and Gentlemen I congratulate us all on the Paris Agreement, our collective effort to meet the expectations of those outside this hall We support ...

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