2023 IAHW: FG Advocates Priority Of Adolescent Health.
The International Adolescent Health Week,is an initiative set aside for communities to come together and celebrate young people that are working towards improving the health and well-being of the over 1 billion adolescents across the globe.
Speaking at a press briefing to commemoration the 2023 edition in Abuja, The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, said adequate attention to the health and development issues of adolescents should be prioritise with their full involvement.
Represented by the Director Family Health, Boladele Alonge, the Minister said adolescents need good mental balance, health information among others to grow and strife.
Some adolescents and development partners also spoke on the line up of activities to celebrate the week long event.
The theme for the 2023 International Adolescent Health Week is, With and for Adolescent: Building a Healthier and more Inclusive future.