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Stakeholders advocate synergy between education health sector

Stakeholders advocate for synergy between education and health sector

By Funmi Ajumobi

The Federal Government has been urged to provide adequate protection for students across schools in Nigeria.

This is coming as Stakeholders in Nigerian Education and Health sectors called on Government and other partners to provide strong political commitment and support for adolescents and young people’s access to Family Life HIV Education (FLHE) and sexual reproductive health services.

  • They also called for a review of the Family Life HIV Education curriculum to be comprehensive and relevant to existing and emerging issues.

In a statement made available to our correspondent by the United Nation Information Centre, the stakeholders said“strengthening the linkage between education and health sector, particularly through improved quality and coverage of school health services; Developing and implementing policies that make schools zero-tolerant for gender-based violence; and ensuring that schools and community environments are safer, healthier and inclusive for all learners.”

These were part of the recommendations agreed

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