National Tuberculosis & Leprosy Programme (NTBCLP) and Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria (BA-N) on 18th, 20th and 21st September 2019 organized a 3-Day workshop on Advocacy Communication Social Mobilization (ACSM) guidelines. Participants were drawn from various health institutions which had 2 HIFASS HQ staff Godfrey Akadonye, Programme Coordinator and Linda Obi, Communication Officer in attendance. The workshop took place at Barcelona hotel Abuja on Day 1 while Day 2&3 was held at Kini Country guest Inn, Akwanga, Nassarawa State. The objectives of the workshop was aimed at the following:
The workshop was participatory as plenary presentations were held and participants were divided into 7 groups to work on the following topics/domains, namely; Diagnosis, Treatment, Gender and Human rights issues, Childhood, Stigma and Discrimination, Prevention, Private Sector (private providers).
Diagnosis group during a group work
Treatment group during a brainstorming session with Heather Hancock of BA-N