The West Africa Institute of Public Health (WAIPH)’s Young Professionals in Public Health (YPPH)- development Research and Projects Centre Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health at Scale (dRPC PAS) project collaboration is committed to evidenced-based public health research and policy advocacy within the guidance and restrictions of non-lobbying advocacy in Child and Family Health.
To strengthen the professional capacity and opportunities of members of the “WAIPH’s YPPH” by providing them information and training.
• To increase visibility and profile and to amplify the voice of “WAIPH’s YPPH” in the public health space in Nigeria and sub-regionally • To enhance engagement and activism of WAIPH’s YPPH members of the organization thereby strengthening the collective and organizational development
Consequently, YPPH-PAS project calls for submission of issue briefs on the following identified public health concerns in the Nigerian health space.
1. FP 2020- Explaining Nigeria's sub-optimal performance in meeting its Family Planning 2020 commitments 2. Inadequacy of Family Planning funding at national and state levels with particular reference to PAS states 3. Challenges and opportunities in implementation of the Primary Health Care Under One Roof policy implementation at state levels 4. Domestic resource mobilisation for sustainable RI (Routine Immunisation) financing in PAS focal states
• Deadline for submission of entries is Friday 6 November, 2020 (4pm GMT+1). No late submission will be considered • Entries must be submitted via firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that physical submission is invalid • Only one entry per member is allowed • This is an individual and not group work; and proxy submission is not allowed • A dedicated blog will be available to provide further technical support during the writing process
• Author’s full name and contact information (phone and email) • Not more than 1200 words exclusive of references • Introduction to your work with a short executive statement/abstract • Clear outline of the issue brief’s problem statement, importance of the issue, any existing legal and or regulatory framework connected to the issue, the change/action you seek in connection with the issue you are writing on and references • The source of all included information must be acknowledged and referenced • The Harvard reference style should be used.
• Submissions will be reviewed by a selection team with the best issue briefs chosen through a set of technical and transparent criteria. • WAIPH’s YPPH would organise two (2) webinars where four (4) members who submitted the best Issue Briefs on the PHCUOR and RI topics will serve as panelists to present their findings and engage relevant public officials in discussions on these issues • Regarding the two (2) FP Issue Briefs, a selection will be made of four (4) of the best Issue Briefs of the two (2) FP issue areas. These two sets of four (4) Issue Briefs will be presented by their authors at the FP 2020 Biennial Family Planning Virtual Conference • WAIPH’s YPPH presenters at the Biennial Family Planning conference will be trained in conference presentation skills by a communications expert
Please send your entries to : email@example.com.
Questions about the application process? Contact us at through the same email above.