BRIEF NOTES ON YOUTH HEALTH CONFERENCE
SML Foundation is a youth Led non-profit community based organisation, established in 2013 to address the reproductive health challenges of youths and adolescents, as well as barriers limiting young peoples access to health care.
We are a group of young Volunteers whowork with young people and their communities to Promote youth Friendly health services, comprehensive sexuality education and advocacy for social and policy change in Nigeria.
We have taken the initiative to organisea Youth Health Conference as a Lead up event to the Nairobi Summit – INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT (ICPD25).
This Youth Health Conference is aimed at generating intergenerational dialogue between stakeholders, academicians, influencers, and youthsactivist/ advocates of different age groups. Wecommit to engage with the ICPD program of Action and best voice out young peoples needs, desires, values and opinions to the world, starting from our local communities.
This Youth Conference is a spark for changing the Narratives on youth health from the Community level, a spark for renewed commitment to the unfinished business of ensuring every young persons rights and choices are respected and accepted and there are zero barriers to accessible reproductive health care to adolescents.
Theme – Barriers to Adolescents and youth health-Changing the Narratives from the community level.
Date – 7th November 2019
Venue- Hills Station Hotel Jos
Hashtags = #Icpd25 #nairobisummit#mybodymylifemyworld#imarchfor zero barriers to adolescents health
REGISTRATION IS FREE @ WWW.REGISTER.SMLFOUNDATION.COM.NG
For more information call – +234810556816
- ADOLESCERNTS AND YOUTH HEALTH, OUR COMMON FUTURE AND A GLOBAL
- YOUTH HEALTH IN A HUMANITARIAN ENVIRONMENT
- FAMILY PLANNING FOR YOUTH, A TOOL FOR DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDENDS
- THE NATIONAL YOUTH POLICY AS IT CONCERNS HEALTH
- LEAVE NO YOUNG PERSON BEHIND
SPECIAL GUEST – PROF HEATHER BUTTS
CO-FOUNDER HEALTH FOR YOUTHS
New York City, USA
SESSION CHAIR = ProfZoakaA.I University of Jos
PROF MUTIHIR – CONSULTANT O&G JUTH
FAMILY PLANNING FOR YOUTH, A TOOL FOR DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDENDS
DR LIVINUS MIAKWAP – KEY NOTE SPEAKER
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR PHCB PLATEAU STATE
Barriers to Adolescents and Youth health – Changing the Narratives from community levels
DR SWOMEN HOMSUK
Humanitarian Officer UNFPA
YOUTH HEALTH IN A HUMANITARIAN ENVIRONMENT
DR ENVOLADU ESTHER
CONSULTANT COMMUNITY MEDICINE JUTH
ADOLESCERNTS AND YOUTH HEALTH, OUR COMMON FUTURE AND A GLOBAL
Youth Program Advisor -John Hopkins center for communications Program- Abuja
Leaving no Young person behind
Plateau Youth Council Chairman
THE NATIONAL YOUTH POLICY AS IT CONCERNS HEALTH
PANEL DISCUSSION- Bridging the gap and sustaining accessible health care for adolescents and youths
PANEL CHAIR – Asso Prof Luret Shown Lar ( Consultant Community Medicine Uni-Jos)
DR Meshak Daniel – Mph, Chevenning scholar,
Prof Patricia Lar – Dale Carnegie Director Uni -Jos
DR Anna Gyang – Consultant Psychiatrist Juth
Mrs Daboet – Executive Director National Population Commission Plateau State