On Saturday, we delivered your name straight to Prime Minister Trudeau, and we found out that the Global Fund had just raised nearly 13 billion dollars to help fight AIDS, TB and malaria for the next three years.
With time, continued security, close coordination at all levels of government, open government process, and engagement by civilian, development, environment and health organisations, there is hope for northeast Nigeria to overcome current challenges and once again drive the region forward.
ONE is at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa this week to tell world leaders that the fight against HIV/AIDS is not over. International governments and African leaders must make it a priority to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS in order to protect the millions of lives at risk.
We are officially launching a health campaign; Make Naija Stronger, that we believe will draw the Nigerian government’s attention to the need for improvements in the health sector through increased investment.
This blog was written by Dorothy Okatch, a Campaigns Practicum Attaché for ONE Africa and 2015 Mandela Washington Fellow. To commemorate World Health Day, we want to showcase an organisation that’s found an innovative way of engaging marginalised communities on maternal and child health. Totohealth was founded with th......
Tuberculosis (TB) knows no boundaries and can affect all people regardless of age, gender or social status. Two of Africa’s most powerful icons, Nobel Prize winners Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu contracted this disease, and survived. Their personal triumph gives hope to millions of people around the world that TB is treat...
In Nigerian culture, some believe that children with Down Syndrome are a curse, or the result of some kind of punishment from the supernatural. For that reason, some people hide their children with disabilities. This was one thing Rose Mordi was determined her beautiful baby daughter would not be—a secret.