The African Union Malaria Conversation Guide For ‎Youth In Africa Officially Launched

The African Union Commission, Department of Health, Humanitarian Affairs and ‎Social Development launched the first continental conversation guide on malaria for youth in Africa‎ at a virtual event hosted by the AIDS Watch Africa Secretariat (www.aidwatchafrica.net) on Friday, 12 August 2022 (International Youth Day)‎ ‎from 11:00 am to 1.00 pm ‎‎(GMT+3)‎. The launch was held under the theme: ‎“Strengthening Youth Leadership and Engagement in Policy Dialogue for Malaria ‎‎Elimination in Africa‎.”‎   A study led by the RBM Partnership to End Malaria ‎highlighted that  9 in 10 African youths want to take personal action to fight against malaria, with ‎almost two-thirds believing the…

This is how Optiven is enhancing youth empowerment in Kenya

Today, the world celebrates Youth Day under the theme, Intergenerational Solidarity: creating a world for all ages. This theme befits not just this important day, but it’s a call to action for us all. What has Optiven done to realize this theme in the interim?  We have over the years adapted UN Sustainable Development Goal number 17 on partnership in order to impact society. It calls for importance of global macroeconomic stability and the need to mobilise financial resources for developing countries from international sources, as well as through strengthened…