Mental Health Right is Human Right: A Discourse on the National Mental Health Act

On the 27th of October, in observance of World Mental Health Day, CHELD held its mental health webinar titled “Mental Health Right is Human Right: A Discourse on the National Mental Health Right” The first speaker Dr. Ojo, the Coordinator of the National Mental Health Programme at the Federal Ministry of Health spoke on the…

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2023 Mental Health Day: CHELD Sensitises Students on Balancing Studies with Mental Health Needs

As part of its activities to mark the 2023 World Mental Health Day, CHELD organised an interactive session with students of Kuramo Senior College, VI to teach them the importance of balancing their academic demands with their mental well-being.   Some of the topics covered during the session include: overview of mental health, its myths,…

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World Mental Health Day 2023 Awareness Walk, University of Uyo

CHELD partnered with the students of the psychology department, University of Uyo to organise an awareness walk to celebrate World Mental Health Day. The purpose was to sensitise the students and the entire community on the importance of mental health to a person’s overall well-being. The walk commenced at the Department of Psychology and traversed…

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Online Sensitisation Series on Migration and Health – 2nd Session

Greetings We are excited to invite you to the second session of the Online Sensitisation Series on Migration and Health, organised by the Centre for Health Ethics Law and Development (CHELD), in collaboration with the African Union Commission (AUC) and with the generous support of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). In our ongoing series,…

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Online Sensitisation Series on Migration and Health: Intersections of Migration and Health

Introduction In the month of September, CHELD commenced activities on the GIZ/AUC project with the online sensitization series on Migration and Health. In partnership with the African Union Commission and with the generous support of Deutsche  Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the Centre for Health Ethics Law and Development (CHELD) organised an Online Sensitisation Series…

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National FGM Policy 2021-2025

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a violation of the right to life, health and dignity of women and girls. Nigeria being a signatory to international human right treaties and conventions that prohibit such acts against women and girls has shown commitment to the elimination of FGM in Nigeria. An expression of this commitment is the…

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