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Increasing Access to SRHR services in Humanitarian Settings

By : on : May 16, 2022 comments : (0)

The Boko Haram insurgency in North-East Nigeria led to people’s profound political, economic, and social dislocations in Borno State. For more than a decade now, since the resurgence of the insurgents, millions of citizens have been rendered homeless. Hence, there has been a surge of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) hosted in various government and privately […]

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Influence of Community-Based Health Volunteers (CBHV) on COVID 19 Vaccine Acceptance.

By : on : March 17, 2022 comments : (1)

The adverse effect of the COVID-19 pandemic was felt across every socio-political and economic stratum of our society. It took a toll on our everyday transactional activities. It exposed the gaps that existed in our communities and had forced us to re-evaluate our ways of moving forward. In Nigeria, the health sector suffered the most […]

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PPFN facilitated the provision of SRHR services in Kaduna state.

By : on : March 17, 2022 comments : (3)

“Before receiving these items, I and my sisters use “tsuma (rags)” when on our periods. This is the first time I’m seeing this thing; a sanitary towel” –Lami Beneficiary Lami, a secondary school student in the Kakuri community, Kaduna State is one of the beneficiaries of our Civil Society Organisation Engagement (CSOE) project. Along with […]

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PPFN COMMEMORATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

By : on : March 8, 2022 comments : (0)

Abuja, 8th March 2022 Every year, on the 8th of March, people across the world celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. But beyond the celebration, we gather to advocate for women’s rights, lobby for accelerated gender parity, and also raise awareness on unanswered gender issues. This day (and every day) we’re […]

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Closing the Cervical Cancer Care Gap in Nigeria

By : on : February 24, 2022 comments : (1)

World Cancer Day takes place every year on 4 February and is dedicated to raising awareness of cancer and encouraging its prevention, detection, and treatment. This year’s theme is “Close the care gap”. The campaign raises awareness about the lack of equity in cancer care and highlights barriers that exist for many people in accessing […]

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Accessing Cervical Cancer Services and Healthcare in Nigeria

By : on : February 24, 2022 comments : (4)

Cervical cancer, which is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix, is the fourth most common cancer among women globally, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). About 90% of the new cases and deaths worldwide in 2020 occurred in low and middle-income countries. Countries in sub-Saharan Africa experience a […]

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Do men have a role in contraception?

By : on : October 20, 2021 comments : (2)

A lot of conversations are going on regarding what roles men really play in contraception. The issue of “male involvement” brings about interesting ideas of what it means for men to have a stake in Family Planning. While some think of it as men supporting their female partners in their FP journey, others insist that […]

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Media as a tool for FP Advocacy

By : on : September 2, 2021 comments : (0)

Studies have shown that there are strong relationships between exposure to media messages on FP and uptake of services. Current data on contraceptive uptake in Nigeria is unimpressive. According to NDHS 2018, Nigeria has a low modern contraceptive prevalence rate (mCPR) of 12%, which is below the sub-Saharan average of 24%. Currently, of the estimated […]

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