The World Environment Day (WED) is a day dedicated to raising awareness on environmental issues. The theme for the 2014 celebration was “Small Islands Developing States and Climate Change”.
The World Population Day (WPD) is a day dedicated to raising awareness on population issues. The theme for the 2014 celebration was “Investing in the Young, Investing in the Future.” The year’s theme became more pertinent since the world population reached 7 billion in 2011 and this has had profound implications for development. A world of 7 billion is both a challenge and an opportunity with implications on sustainability, urbanization, access to health services and youth empowerment.
Sensitization Seminar on Ebola Virus Disease powered by OAU Ebola Virus Disease Surveillance Committee.
Date - September 1, 2014
Time - 10.00am prompt
Venue - Amphi Theatre
Every year, 1.7 million children do not live to celebrate their 5th birthday because of diarrhea and pneumonia. Hand washing with soap is among the most effective and inexpensive ways to prevent diarrhea disease. This simple behavior can save lives, reducing the rate of death caused by diarrhea.
Hand washing with soap can make a significant contribution to the Millennium Development Goal of reducing death among children under the age of five by 2015.
This workshop is a skill building training for Pharmacists, logisticians, store officers, middle level and top level management as well as other professionals involved in program designing and implementation. It is designed to equip participants with knowledge of the various components of logistics management, its importance and its application in various aspects of health care.
Date: Mon. 10th - Fri. 14th November, 2014.
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm Daily.
Venue: Institute of Public Health Seminar Room, College of Health Sciences, O.A.U., Ile-Ife.
The 5th Annual Lecture and Fund raising/ Foundation laying of Professor Adetokunbo Lucas Institute of Public Health Building Complex took place on the 19th and 20th of November 2014. The initial lecture which took place on the 19th November 2014 held at the Seminar Hall of Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Phase II Ile-Ife Nigeria and the topics of the lectures were;
“Two Decades of Anti-snake Venom Production in Nigeria” delivered by the guest lecturer: Professor Abdulsalam Nasidi (Director General CDC NG).
“Ebola Outbreak in West African Region: Challenges and Strategies for Infection Control” delivered by the guest lecturer – Professor Adebola Olayinka
The world health day is day dedicated to raising awareness on very important and common health issues. This influenced the theme chosen for this years (2015) celebration which was “food safety”. This year’s theme became of paramount importance because of the increase in illnesses and sickness caused by eating food that has being contaminated through exposure or not being well prepared. It is a proven fact that food borne diseases spreads easily and quickly and as such strains the available health care systems and eventually throws the general public into wide spread panic.