Nigeria: Why CISLAC is holding capacity building media workshop on basic healthcare funding

By Emmanuel Udom

Lagos 

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC),  is currently implementing a project entitled “Reinvestment: Increasing Legislative Oversight on Primary Health Care in Nigeria”.

Auwal Ibrahim Musa (Rafsanjani), Executive Director, CISLAC, in a statement on Wednesday, said the project intends to engage relevant Committees at the National Assembly, raising awareness and understanding of the importance of prioritizing funding for basic healthcare.

According to him, “this will positively impact the lives of rural dwellers such as women and children giving cognisance to the essential role of legislative oversight”.

Its ultimate goal is to promote policy implementation of government’s commitment to primary health care in Nigeria.

Given your critical role in advancing adequate, accessible and affordable health care in Nigeria, CISLAC invites you to one-day capacity building workshop for the media on basic healthcare funding

The Workshop aims at building capacity of media to effectively engage in investigative journalism to be able to hold government accountable to commitments on quality primary health care to citizens.

Our correspondent further gathered that the workshop is scheduled to hold on Thursday, September, 13, 2018, at a hotel in Ikeja area of Lagos, beginning from 9:00am.

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