YALI Fellow- Adebayo Alonge has brought together Yale University, the Lagos Business School and Lagos State government to organize an infectious diseases management workshop for healthcare professionals.
Ebola killed mostly healthcare workers in Nigeria in 2014 and this workshop is targeted at improving infectious disease management capacity in Nigeria’s health institutions.
You can attend free, click link below for more information.
Infectious Diseases Management Workshop
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Africa’s youth makes up over 60% of its population
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Finding opportunities for young people is a critical challenge for Africa, where 62 percent of the population—more than 600 million young people—is below the age of 25. With no signs that population growth will slow in the decades to come, it is imperative that Africa leverage the talent and energy of its youth to create dramatically higher levels of prosperity and equality and avoid the latent risks of unemployment and social instability. – See more at: http://voices.mckinseyonsociety.com/empowering-youth-in-africa/#sthash.NOmGZuS4.dpuf Continue reading
The USA Embassy in Nigeria organizes If I Were President Facebook Contest
- HOW TO ENTER: “If I were President” Facebook Competition starts February 23, 2012 and ends March 23, 2012. To enter: you must first become a Facebook Friend of U.S Embassy Nigeria. You may enter only once as a U.S. Embassy Facebook Friend. Entries must be received by 03/23/12 to be eligible.
- PRIZE: Top five (5) contestants will receive books from the Information Resources Center, signed certificates from the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria Terence P. McCulley and an opportunity to meet with the Ambassador at the certificate presentation.
- JUDGMENT: Winners will be selected based on interpretation and application of democracy principles, writing ability and viability of solutions provided to the national problem(s) addressed by the contestant. The decision of the judges will be final. The winners will be notified through an electronic communication such as electronic mail or SMS.
- ELIGIBILITY: If I were president is open only to Nigerians who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Embassy staff and family members are exempted.
If I were President…
Are you between 18 and 24 years old and have done something to make an impact in the world? Do you fancy the opportunity to come to the UK and meet some of the great minds of our time?
If so, apply by March 19 to Google’s youth challenge, Zeitgeist Young Minds, by uploading a short video telling your story, what matters to you and how you’re making a positive impact on your world. We want to find the most exceptional and inspiring young people who are helping others through science, the arts, education, leadership or innovation.