Dr. Benjamin Odeka MB DCH MA(Law) FRCP(London)FRCPCH CEO/Founder/Convener, Lady Helen Child Health Foundation, Consultant in Paediatrics/Gastroenterology and Expert in Health Care Governance
With various Health Experts which includes;
Prof. Tunji Olaopa, Professor of Public Admin, Lead City University, Ibadan; Dr Frank Odafen, Fmr. President, Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria and CEO, Bio-Royal Hospital, Abuja; Dr Prosper Okonkwo, CEO, APIN Public Health Initiatives; Prof Rosamund Akuse, Paediatrician, Ahmadu Bello University; Dr Ugoeze Nikki Okoligwe, Youth Reformative Centre. Engr. Mustapha Y. Yahaya, DG NEMA.
Date: Thursday, 10th October 2019
Venue: Rockview Hotel Royale – Plot 194, Ademola Adetokunbo Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja, Nigeria.
OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAMME: The Impact of Policy in Improving Collaboration and Quality in Service Delivery
The agenda includes discussion on delivering the key elements which commits to setting specific measurable goals to reduce health inequalities among Vulnerable Children, through informed best practices and in line with SDGs.
Delegates will consider the impact of Quality Assurance and best practices in preventive care in child health. This programme will in addition provide opportunities for Networking. This will include a master class interactive session.
The Lecture series will also highlight the recent publication by the United Nations International Children Emergency Fund on Child’s right policy, which sets out a framework for integrating basic knowledge of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) – including steps to improve quality at a local level, working collaboratively with other focal agencies and priorities for imbibing optimum care to deliver improved health outcomes.
Addressing Barriers in Accessing Proper Healthcare among Vulnerable Children
Attendees will also discuss the impact of entrenching best practices in Child Health Services, such as key issues for prevention-focused healthcare and the best steps for tackling health inequalities at local level among Vulnerable Children.
The Discussion in Summary
- Global picture of health challenges amongst vulnerable children, How to tackle these challenges in developing countries and disaster areas
- Challenges faced in developing Health Policies for the Vulnerable Children in Nigeria – way forward
- Analysis of Sustainable Development Goals as it affects Children – SDG
- Challenges in delivering Medical Support to Children in Disaster Situations
- Putting Child Right into practice
- Infection Prevention amongst Vulnerable Children in Communities – Update on the impact of HIV on Nigerian Children
This Lecture will provide a platform and an opportunity to engage with key policymakers and other stakeholders. Places have been reserved by attendees and officials from various MDAs, NGOs, Hospitals and Commissions including National Planning Commission; NISA Premier Hospital; National Primary Health Care Development Agency; Federal Ministry of Health; World Health Organization; AIDS Prevention Initiative of Nigeria (APIN); FCTA Health and Human Secretariat; Federal Ministry of Women Affairs; United Nations International Children Emergency Fund; United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organization; National Hospital, etc. Overall, we expect speakers and attendees to be from senior and well-informed stakeholders.
Certificate of Attendance have been sent to all participants that registered with their e-mail addresses.
Tel: 0810 485 9191
WhatsApp: 0813 765 4501
Nigerian Headquarters: Lateef Aregbe street, by AGO Palace, Lagos State (TBC)
Abuja Office – Suite 9, wing B, City Plaza, Area 11, Garki, FCT – Abuja.
About 120 delegates attended the event, drawn from the Federal Ministry of Health, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency NPHCDA, Ministries, Government Agencies and Departments, Government and Private Hospitals, the Academia, Health related NGOs, Orphanage Homes and the Private Sector.
PICTURES FROM THE 2019 LECTURE
LHCHF CEO Dr Ben Odeka, Tinu Taylor Deputy Director Federal Ministry of Health, Dr. Mrs Francisca Odeka LHCHF Secretary
Mrs Laditan Director Special Duties Ecological fund and Tinu Taylor Deputy Director Fed. Min. of Health
Lady Helen Child Health Foundation staff celebrating the CEO Dr. Benjamin Odeka for his 37 years of meritorious service to medicine
Global Picture of Health Challenges Amongst Vulnerable Children (How to tackle these problems in developing countries) by Dr. Frank Odafen
Challenges Faced in Developing Health Policies for Vulnerable Children in Nigeria-Way Forward by Dr. Francisca Odeka
Analysis of Sustainable Development Goals as it affects children by Mr. Yahaya Hamza
Challenges in delivering Medical Support to Children in Disaster Situations by Engr. Mustapha Y. Maihaja
HIV/AIDS and the Nigerian Child: Impact and infection prevention strategies by Dr. Prosper Okonkwo
Master Class: Workable Solutions to Address Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Emergency by Dr. Ngozi A. Nwosu and co.
Discussing Solutions to Challenges in Caring for Children amongst Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Care providers in Nigeria by Prof R.M. Akuse
Health provisions to children in Nigeria including uptake by Dr. Benjamin Odeka
Presentation on PATIENT TREATMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME (PTAP) by Dr. Francisca Odeka and Valentine
About Lady Helen activities
VIDEOS FROM THE 2019 LECTURE
Interview session with Dr Benjamin Odeka, CEO Lady Helen Child Health Foundation
Goodwill message by Tinu Taylor representing Mr. Abdullahi Masha – Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health
Interview session with Dr Francisca Odeka, Secretary Lady Helen Child Health Foundation
Presentation by Dr. Aloysius Egbadi representing Dr. Frank Odafen, CEO Bio-Royal Hospital