Coalition applauds LASG; set to monitor third phase of vaccination exercise

Even as the new Covid19 Omicron Variant becomes more widespread, the civil society coalition in Lagos State have concluded plans to start monitoring of the third phase of the vaccination exercise. In a recently released statement, the coalition, coordinated by…

Speakers advocate for increased focus on OneHealth as conference ends

Various speakers and participants have called for an increased focus on OneHealth as a holistic way of addressing health issues in Africa; even as the GET conference on OneHealth and Bio-security ended on Friday, 29th October. OneHealth is defined as a…

CSO’s and Media played critical roles to educate lagosians on Covid19 – Akosa

Civil Society Organizations and the Media were instrumental in ensuring that disinformation and rumours that brought about vaccine hesitancy were dispelled to a very large extent in Lagos State. This assertion was made by Ms Titilope Akosa during her presentation…

GET Summit on OneHealth and BioSecurity seeks a OneHealth Paradigm shift for Africa

The 7th African Conference on OneHealth and BioSecurity, anchored by the Global Emerging Pathogens Treatment Consortium ‘GET’ was officially declared open by the Lagos State governor, Babatunde Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday in Lagos, Nigeria. The conference is coming amidst the global…

Africa needs the right strategies for adaptation and mitigation that meet the needs of the people, communities and further boosts our developmental agenda…..says Landry Ninteretse

Africa needs the right strategies for adaptation and mitigation that meet the needs of the people, communities and further boosts our developmental agenda. Says Landry Ninteretse in an interview with Environment Africa Magazine. Landry has been very passionate about climate…

Covid19: Second Phase, Vaccination and Herd Immunity – Beyond Adverse Effects

When the news hit Nigeria of the production of vaccines to combat the Covid19 pandemic, it was received with huge disbelief that quickly turned into outright rejection. The airwaves and rumour mills were agog with different stories; from seemingly authoritative…

Amazon and The Nature Conservancy announce launch of Agroforestry and Restoration Accelerator

The initiative will focus on reforestation and regenerative agroforestry in the Amazon rainforest, removing up to 10 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions through 2050. Investment in the nature-based carbon removal solutions will help fight climate change by naturally…

Matt Damon and Gary White, Co-Founders of Water.org and WaterEquity join Reuters Impact Speaker line-up

MOBILIZING GLOBAL BUSINESS TO DELIVER ON CLIMATE ACTION Reuters Impact has received a major boost as the Duo of Matt Damon, (the Jason Bourne series actor) and Gary White have confirmed their acceptance to speak at the Virtual Forum set…

CSO’s coalition seek increased participation as Lagos Covid-19 Vaccination takes off

The Lagos State Civil Society Coalition Against COVID 19 under the coordination of Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21ST) has urged Lagos residents to partake actively in the recently commenced vaccination exercise. The CSO’s in a statement pleaded with residents…

Sai Life Sciences becomes a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)

Sai Life Sciences, a leading global Contract Research, Development & Manufacturing Organization (CRO/ CDMO), today announced that it has become a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world’s largest sustainability initiative. As a signatory, Sai Life Sciences has committed…

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