Menstruation and Education

Menstruation and Education By Mugdha Gurram Periods are a pain faced by over a quarter of the global population. But for students attending school, menstrual health management (MHM) presents a unique set of challenges. Approximately 1 in 10 girls in Africa miss school because of their periods each year, according to estimates from UNICEF. Dealing […]

The price for clean water

The price for clean water By Uc-Okonmah In many countries of the world, the financial cost of clean water can range between 50cents (N180) and $4 (N1442), depending on whether the water is branded. In Nigeria, a bottle of 50cl/60cl water ranges from between N50 and N100, again depending on the brand of water. With […]

Growing Water Demand and the Need for Water Preservation

Growing Water Demand and the Need for Water Preservation By Uc-Okonmah In the beginning of the 21st century, the world grew more health-conscious. We saw a surge in healthy living. “Fit fam” became a thing, albeit a cool one at that.  This also affected drinking choices as more people began to choose water over any […]

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day By Uc-Okonmah International Women’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. Partners Our team Events Careers Compaign Blog About us What we do Programs contact About Us PHAAE […]

Fast Forward to 2030: What will water scarcity look like?

Fast Forward to 2030: What will water scarcity look like? By Swikrity Chakraborty There is nothing more essential to life on Earth than water yet we’re fighting the battle of global water crisis.What’s rather interesting to focus here is the two key trends that can lead to greater and sustained improvements in water management. Africa’s […]

Moving Upstream With Primary Prevention

Moving Upstream With Primary Prevention By Uc-Okonmah A couple of days ago, I set out to visit some of the Community Health Centers within the Federal Capital Territory to conduct a survey. At a point in my journey to this particular one, situated in one of the satellite towns in Abuja, I parked my car […]

World Water Week article

World Water Week By Stuti Chakraborty Water is an impeccably pivotal resource gifted by mother nature which is essential for the basic survival of humans on this planet. Yet we, being an extremely apathetic generation emphasising too much on technology, completely neglect the importance of preserving the purity and natural integrity of water bodies around […]

Public Health Practice & Healthcare

Public Health Practice & Healthcare By Uc-Okonmah An obvious expectation about living in an urban or civilized community or society is that the living conditions will be basically healthy, unless something unusual happens, like water contamination, outbreak of a disease, people often assume the water they buy is safe to drink, the food they buy […]

The Right to Health Is Human Right

The Right to Health Is Human Right By Uc-Okonmah The human right to health means that everyone has the right to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, which includes access to all medical services, sanitation, adequate food, decent housing, healthy working conditions, and a clean environment. What this means is; The human right to health guarantees a system of health protection […]

PHAAE approach to reducing health disparities in Nigeria

PHAAE approach to reducing health disparities in Nigeria By Uc-Okonmah I, like many others, have made a pledge to living healthier this year. I am set on to find and eat a new fruit and vegetable each month, eat lots of salads, decrease my consumption of meat to a few times a week, and drink […]