A 3-day capacity building training for journalists in Abuja, Nigeria organized by Women Friendly Initiative (WFI)
Following the importance of nutrition to the growth of babies, a non-governmental organization, Women Friendly Initiative (WFI), having a dedicated budget line for nutrition programs at the local government level across the federation which would help to address the nutritional gaps created in the health sector and promote the growth of newborn babies organized a 3-day capacity building training for journalists in Abuja, Nigeria.
The training organized with support from the USAID palladium had journalists from Ebonyi, Benue, Kwara, Nasarawa, Plateau, FCT and Olive Community Development Initiatives who also partner with WFI was among the NGOs who selected accredited journalists registered with NUJ to attend the training which focus on accelerating sub-national advocacy for implementation of adolescents and youth-friendly health services (AYFHS) and the national strategic plan of action for nutrition (NSPAN) in 5 focal States of Nigeria and the FCT, is supported under USAID’s Strengthening Civic Advocacy and Local Engagements (SCALE) project in Nigeria.
During the training Journalists were urged to use their careers to bring change to issues concerning nutrition and Adolescent youth-friendly health services in the country.
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