Celebrating International Adolescent Health Week (IAHW)

As part of Keeping Girls in School (KGIS) project initiatives, EIFDDA in partner with GCC Nigeria has organized a sensitization workshop to celebrate “International Adolescent Health Weeks” observed from March 21st to 27th, 2021- at Amobo Town /Oromia region. The major objective of the workshop is to raise awareness of the importance of KGIS among youth / women & wider local communities regarding KGIS, to mobilize selected youths / women to become a prime advocate and champions of KGIS project along with religious / tradition leaders & most importantly to help youth to be resilient in the face of the pandemic. During the workshop, the link between education and youth’s health/ wellbeing, Reproductive Health, substance abuse, personal hygiene etc was presented and discussed. More than 30 secondary school students and youths/women selected from various faith platforms were attended found at Ambo and surrounding Woredas.