Ms. Thelma Ekiyor, ED/CEO, TY Danjuma Foundation and The Secretary General of the UN, H.E Mr. Ban ki-Moon
Speaking at the dinner, the Executive Director/CEO of the TY Danjuma Foundation
, Ms. Thelma Ekiyor
praised the Secretary General for this initiative and stressed the Foundation's commitment to supporting Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria for the effective implementation the global strategy.
urged private foundations in Nigeria and the private sector to generate local resources to address infant and maternal mortality, support the education of the girl child and provide economic opportunities for women.
remark, the Secretary General appreciated the TY Danjuma Foundation
for supporting the implementation of the Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health in Nigeria and invited other stakeholders, especially the private sectors, to join the UN
in eliminating existing challenges to women's and children's health.
explained that the prevailing environment presents an opportunity for the private sector to invest in improving women and children's health across the country.
The Executive Director of the Foundation, Ms. Thelma Ekiyor, and the Programme Officer for income generation, Lady Amedormey paid an official visit to Ekiti State...