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
The draft agenda is subject to change and available for download. Find link below. Follow us on twitter @LadyhelenCHF and facebook Ladyhelenchildfoundation for updates.
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.
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