Sanwo-Olu Hosts Public Health Sustainable Advocacy Initiative (PHSAI)

Friday, November 15, 2019

The First lady of Lagos State, Mrs Ibijoke Sanwoolu, received entourage from the Public Health Sustainable Advocacy Initiative (PHSAI) in an advocacy visit.
According to PHSAI, the visit was to advocate for ways to improve Sexual and Reproductive Health of young people in the state and also recognize the works of the first lady in promoting public health having served as Medical Director in Shomolu General Hospital, Lagos.
Ajayi Abiodun, Lagos State Coordinator – Life Planning for Adolescent and Youth (LPAY Champion) added that as part of the purpose of the visit, Sanwo-olu would be decorated as an FP / LPAY Champion as a leading voice that will help advocate for release of funds for Adolescent & Youth Friendly Services in the state to address the critical  issues facing young people.
“Champions were to make sure that key drivers give prompt attention to Adolescent and Youth programs in the State by providing life Planning skills training,” Abiodun said.
On her part, the First Lady acknowledged the work of NURHI 2 in the health sector of the State and observed that it, unfortunately, it is when the new administration is just gearing up that  NURHI2 project is winding up.
She stated that it is now a challenge as a concerned Government to practically own the health interventions even when NURHI2  and other Implementing Health Partners have gone.
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