News from the field: NPHCDA inaugurates 2018 African Vaccination Week committee

February 1, 2018 admin 0

written by Funmilayo Adewumi Dr. Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency inaugurated the 2018 African Vaccination Committee ahead of 2018 AVW. This inauguration took place at the NPHCDA headquarters, Abuja on 22nd January, 2018. Welcoming nominees of the committee to the inauguration, Dr. Dorothy Nwodo, Director […]

Women Advocates for Vaccine Access (WAVA) joins the National Immunization Financing Task (NIFT) team advocacy subcommittee on need for increased vaccine uptake advocacy

December 1, 2017 admin 0

WAVA joined voices with the NIFT advocacy subcommittee on the need for increased vaccine uptake during the subcommittee 4th quarter and final meeting for 2017. At this meeting which held on Tuesday, 28th November 2017, the importance of taking advocacy to the grass root level to ensure that vaccines reach every eligible […]

Twitter trends for immunization advocacy hashtags

November 24, 2017 admin 0

In line with providing evidence-based messages to advocates, WAVA Secretariat – through technical support from Direct Consulting and Logistics (DCL Nigeria) – manages the WAVA website and social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) where information, including key messages, factsheets, presentations, infographics, newsletters and other resources can be found for public awareness and utilization. Thus, WAVA promotes the use of various hashtags for its social […]

New CSOs receive training as WAVA hosts first AGM

September 6, 2017 by Obinna Onuoha 1

The Women Advocates for Vaccine Access (WAVA) organized the third in a series of trainings for new civil society organization (CSO) members from August 8 – 9, 2017 at the Rockview Royale Hotel, Wuse II, Abuja. Twenty (20) new CSOs from various states in the country – Anambra, Benue, Edo, […]