Professor Ladipo Urges the Media to Improve Health Literacy
In his remarks, he stated that the media has a pivotal role to play to improve the health literacy of the public in Nigeria which is currently at a low level.
He reiterated that: “The media has a major role to play to ensure that health is considered a priority area for funding. Health is wealth. A healthy nation is a wealthy nation.”
The June 2016 journalists’ roundtable discussion focused on analysis of Maternal and Neonatal Health allocations in the 2016 Federal Health Budget of Nigeria as well as a review, discussion and presentation of the 2015 Federal Health Budget Scorecard.