Interactive Workshop to Outline Effective Protocol for NAPTIP VAPP Department

Centre for Health Ethics, Law and Development (CHELD) alongside the Women Arise Developmental and Humanitarian Initiative (WADHI), facilitated an interactive workshop to outline effective protocols for the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP). The institutional capacity-building workshop was aimed at strengthening the VAPP department of the National Agency for the Prohibition…

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Trafficking in the North-West: The Role of Service Providers in Supporting Victims of Trafficking

Trafficking in persons within states in the Northwest is on the increase.  This activity is majorly carried out on unmanned border routes. In addition, the high level of poverty, banditry and low agriculture yield which is associated with climate change, also drive human trafficking in this region. Furthermore, trafficking in persons is made easier in…

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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…

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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…

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Addressing the Diabetes Burden in Nigeria through Policy and Health Education

Diabetes is among the top range non-communicable diseases (NCD) affecting the highly productive segments of the Nigerian populace. It is a metabolic disorder of chronic hyperglycaemia, which is characterized by disturbances to carbohydrate, protein, and fat metabolism resulting from absolute or relative insulin deficiency resulting in dysfunction of the organ systems.[1] It is a chronic incurable…

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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…

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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.…

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