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Sunday, 13 October 2019

FCT Minister Of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijani Aliyu To Host NAHAC 2019 Addressing Key Environmental Issues In Nigeria

Help Keep Clean foundation, a non governmental organization is hosting its annual enviromental health conference tagged National Health Advancement Conference - NAHAC2019. The 2019 conference will be held on the 7th of November in Abuja at Sheraton Hotel, to address the several enviromental health hazards and safety issues which have rienforced the challenging need for immediate interventions in Nigeria.

The NAHAC2019 Conference is themed, "Enviromental Health: Maintaining a Balanced and Sustainable  Enviroment In The 21st Century World". The Conference will be guested by key players in the environmental sector in Nigeria. Some of the few distinguished special guests who will be attending the conference are FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu mni, as the Chief Host, the Honourable Minister of state for Environment, Hon. Sharon Ikeazor, as Keynote Speaker and Engr. Ifeoluwa Oyedele, the Executive Director of Niger Delta Power Holding Company of Nigeria, as the Special Guest Speaker.

The one-day high level dialogue enviromental health deliberation conference has also invited professional institutions and administrative frontliners in the nations enviromental sector as Panelists for the 2019 National Health Advancement Conference. The Panelists are, Baba Shehu Lawan, Director of AEPB, Dr. Dominic Abony, the Registrar of Enviromental Health Officers Regulation Council of Nigeria, Prof. Aliyu Jauro, Dr. Francis Faduliye, The National President of Nigeria Medical Association, Dr. Musa Idris Olubola, National President, Association of Medical Labouratory Scientists Council and Mr. Gregory Odogwu as Moderator.

The conference which is organised in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Health, Federal Ministry of Enviroment with participants from across the country will focus on engaging, promoting and sponsoring research works, withba keen prospect of initiating plausible strategies that will deliver sustainable solutions to enviromental health challenges faced in Nigeria amd the Africa continent.

According to Queen Chikezie Ijeoma, NAHAC 2019 will be birthing discourses that will bow relevance to national health development and advancement. She noted that her agency is committed to proactive ways of safeguarding Nigeria and Africa enviroments. Stressing that the initiative is mandated with the responsibility to further reduce the adverse impacts of enviromental hazards on human health.

However, NAHAC through the innovative capacity of Help Keep Clean Foundation has remained devoted to improving enviromental health in Nigeria over the years. Last year the 2018 conference witnessed an impressive impact and observers ate optimistic that NAHAC2019 will be quite more impactful, especially with the participation of oil and gas industries across Nigeria which includes Oando Plc, Forte Oil, Exxon Mobil, Aiteo Plc, Sepat, Eternal Plc, Eroton Plc and Nipco Plc.

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