May 28 every year is Menstrual Hygiene Day. It is an annual awareness day to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management at a global level.
Ahead this years commemoration, touch hope foundation embarked on a sensitization campaign to Saapade Grammar School and Isara Secondary School in Ogun state to promote menstrual hygiene among girls in the schools.
Represented by Busayo Soyebo, chairperson of Touch hope Foundation, Kemi Kuku says in order to manage their menstrual experiences safely and with dignity, it is important girls have access to reliable, accurate and comprehensive information about menstruation from the school, family and relevant stakeholders.
She urged parents to support their girls during their menstrual period and ensure this biological process does not affect their education while it lasts.
SDG: FG Inaugurates rehabilitated Heath Care facilities in UCH Ibadan.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has inaugurated some rehabilitated health facilities at the University Teaching Hospital in Ibadan.
The Vice President said the project is a significant step towards improving the quality of healthcare services and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in Nigeria.
The University College Hospital in Ibadan, is one of the country’s premier health facilities, providing specialized medical care to Nigerians and serving as a training ground for medical professionals.
However, like many health facilities in Nigeria, the UCH before now was in dire need of rehabilitation.
The facilities which eventually got the attention of the Federal Government in 2020 and is now being inaugurated after getting upgraded to meet the growing demand for healthcare services.
In her address the Senior Special Assistant to the President on SDGs wants management of the institution to utilise the facilities to judiciously to serve purpose it was made for.
To the Vice President, the development will play significant role in quality healthcare delivery.
The Implementation of this project will contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and will significantly improve access to quality healthcare services in Nigeria.