Foundation Inaugurates Community Advocacy Clubs In 3 States


By Justina Auta

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), an NGO, on Friday, inaugurated community advocacy clubs in three states to address public health and developmental challenges in the communities.

Its Advocacy and Marketing Manager, Mr Steve Aborisade, made this known during the inaugural launch of FCT Community Advocacy Club in Waru community, Abuja.

Aborisade said that the advocacy clubs were inaugurated in three communities across the AHF states of operation, including Waru community in Abuja, Seriki Noma in Kogi and Guruku in Nasarawa.

According to him, the establishment of the advocacy forum is aimed at mobilising and educating community members to participate in community-led advocacy.

“The establishment of advocacy forums in the communities is to revitalise and mobilise patients and non-patients’ interest and participation in community-led advocacy.

“They are to advocate for their fundamental rights, engage with decision makers and champion courses that address public…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria