International Women’s Day: DigitAll: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality

On this year’s International Women’s Day, we reaffirm our commitment to achieving gender equality in the health and development sectors. We stand with women and girls around the world and celebrate their incredible resilience and strength. This year’s theme, DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality, highlights the power of technology to accelerate progress towards…

international migrants day 2022

International Migrants Day 2022

Lack of human security and opportunities and other factors such as conflicts, persecution, environmental degradation, and climate change contribute to migration.[1] Regardless of the reason, migrants are among society’s most vulnerable and marginalised groups. They are frequently abused and exploited and have limited access to essential services such as healthcare.[2] On this International Migrant Day, governments are…

United Nation Climate Change Conference (COP27): Outcomes on Impact of Climate Change on Health

The climate-health crisis At the United Nation Climate Change Conference summits, the World Health Organization through a sculpture representing human lungs in the Health Pavilion emphasised one climate-related health danger—air pollution—in the summit’s official Blue Zone.[1] The World Health Organization has called climate change the biggest health threat facing humanity. From extreme heat to air pollution and…

A Report on the Stakeholders Meeting for the Review and Validation of the Training Manual and Report of the Mapping of Service Providers in the North-West

A stakeholder’s meeting on the review and validation of anti-trafficking training manual prepared and designed by Centre for Health Ethics Law and Development (CHELD) was held from the 23rd of November -25th of November 2022. In attendance were officials from IOM, the Nigeria Immigration Services drawn from each of the states in the Northwest, NAPTIP…

Annual report 2021

Centre for Health Ethics Law and Development (CHELD) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization registered in Nigeria and established in 2010. We are a research think-tank and an implementer in the area of public health, mental health, child health and survival, gender-based violence, NCDs and migration, and their intersections with health, amongst other areas of interest.…

World Breastfeeding Week: Policies and Programmes to Enhance Breastfeeding among Mothers

During the month, CHELD joined healthcare professionals and international development organisations around the world to celebrate the World Breastfeeding Week (1- 8 August) through a media campaign on social media highlighting a public health approach to breastfeeding in Nigeria. Some of the issues highlighted were the impact/role of the following policy issues in promoting breastfeeding.…

Ending the Scourge of Sexual Violence in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions through Male Engagement

The Centre for Health Ethics Law and Development (CHELD) Align with the support of ALIGN (ODI) carried out a study to assess how female-led CSOs engage men and boys through strategies and policies in the prevention, reduction and elimination of sexual violence within Nigerian tertiary Institutions. Please join us at the CHELD’s webinar: ‘Ending the…