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World Health Day: DevComs Tasks Incoming Administration, Governors-elect On Providing Medical Facilities, Training Personnel

Friday, April 7, 2023

Nigeria’s foremost media development organization, Development Communications Network (DevComs) has called on the incoming administration at both federal and state levels to prioritise the health of Nigerian citizens by providing adequate resources, facilities and continuous training for practitioners.
DevComs made this call on Friday in commemoration of World Health Day with the theme ‘Health for All’ as the World Health Organisation celebrates its 75th anniversary.

Digital Literacy: Nigerians need a change of mindset to encourage more girls—Girls Rights Advocate

Thursday, March 16, 2023

In commemoration of the 2023 International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrated on 8th March, women right activists and youth empowerment experts have called on government and other stakeholders to continue to raise awareness about the importance of gender equality and the need for continued action on the part of all stakeholders.
This call was made through a Twitter Space event, organized by Development Communications Network in line with the global theme of IWD - #EmbraceEquity.

Oyo State Commissioner for Health laments dwindling number of medical professionals, pleads cooperation with the government.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

The Oyo State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Olabode Ladipo, has lamented on the dwindling number of medical professionals in hospitals and also pleaded for the cooperation of the medical practitioners with the government.
This was expressed during the First Annual General Meeting and induction of 140 new members of the Health Promotion and Education Alumni Association of Ibadan College of Medicine (HPEAAICM) in collaboration with Development Communications (DEVCOMS) Network, a media capacity development and advocacy organization. 

World Cancer Day 2023: To prevent cancer in Nigeria requires public awareness, literacy for early detection and treatment

Monday, February 6, 2023

Lagos — Monday, February 6th 2023:  To prevent deaths and infirmity due to Cancer in Nigeria would require national and sub-national public awareness and literacy aimed at finding cancer early and treating it. As the world marks the second year of the 3-year World Cancer Campaign with theme: Closing the care gap, Development communications Network calls for institutionalization of processes to foster cancer literacy amongst the Nigerian public.

DevComs Executive Director trains journalists on reporting Nutrition in Abuja

Friday, June 3, 2022

Development Communications (DevComs) Network’s program director, Akin Jimoh, facilitates a 3-day training on strengthening the capacity of journalists for improved nutrition reportage and visibility across Nigeria.
The  workshop was organized by the Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) with the objective to cause a paradigm shift from event-based- reporting to solutions journalism in the context of nutrition research..

DevComs trains staff and CSO Partners on Radio Presenting

Monday, April 4, 2022

DevComs trains staff and CSO Partners on Radio Presenting


Development Communications (DevComs) Network has commenced a 1-month training on radio presenting, audio editing, and online radio management for its staff and 2 other CSOs.


The training according to the management was organized to build staff capacity in online radio while extending the opportunity to its partner organizations to benefit as well.

Nigeria still among the 30 high burden countries for TB - (Expert)

Monday, March 28, 2022

Urgent investment towards putting an end to preventable and curable diseases like Tuberculosis is very important to address the needles deaths and infirmities in Nigeria.
As the country commemorates the 2022 World TB Day, themed, “Invest to End TB. Save Lives” the government needs to pay urgent attention to the response to TB disease which has not gone anywhere despite Nigerians’ distraction due to the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic.