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Our Yearly Programme of Activities

  1. February 28th - Activities Marking Benola 4th Anniversary (symposium on disability)
  2. March 25th - American Cerebral Palsy Awareness day (US)
  3. May (17th - 20th ) - 29th European Academy of Childhood Disability Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  4. June 14th - Benola day
  5. August 12th - 5th Benola National Cerebral Palsy Family Forum
  6. 12th - 16th Sept - 71st Annual meeting of American Academy of Cerebral Palsy, Montreal, Canada
  7. October 7th - Benola Walk for Cerebral Palsy
  8. December 14th - Xmas Outreach to Children in Hospital
  9. December 16th - CP Family Network (Xmas Edition)
  1. Activities marking Benola's 3rd Anniversary - 25th February 2016
    • Press Release
    • Presentation Ceremony
      Venue – Peninsular Hotel, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. (200 x Guests)
  2. 28TH Annual Meeting of EACD 2016: 1 - 4 June, 2016, 2016 Stockholm
  3. Benola Day 2016(14th June)
    • Media Business Lunch: 7th June 2016 (Head and Media House)
    • Visit to homes for disabled children: (Reach out to 100 Children)
  4. 4th National Cerebral Palsy Family Forum 13th August, 2016
    • Press Conference: 4th August 2016
    • Family Forum: Lagos
  5. International Conference – 70th Annual American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine: September 21-24, 2016 Westin Diplomat Hollywood, FL
  6. World Cerebral Palsy Day 2016 (5th October, 2016)
    • Press briefing:28th September, 2016
    • Walk for Cerebral Palsy: (Reach out to 150 Children)
  7. End of Year Activity
    • Visit to children in hospitals: 15th /16th December,2016
    • Outreach to Families of Children living with Cerebral Palsy
  1. Activities marking Benola's 2nd Anniversary.
    • Press Release: 18th February 2015
    • Presentation Ceremony: 26th February 2015. Venue – Peninsular Hotel, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. (80 x Guests).
  2. Quarterly Workshop for Cerebral Palsy Families & Benola Volunteers –March, 2015. (30 - 50 participants)
  3. Sixth Advisory Board Meeting: 10th March 2015.
  4. EACD 2015: 28th - 30th May, 2015 Copenhagen-Demark. (2 x Participants)
  5. Benola Day 2015(14th June)
    • Media Business Lunch: 7th June 2015
    • Visit to homes for disabled children: 14th June 2015. (Reach out to 100 Children)
  6. Fund Raising - The Benola Centre for Cerebral Palsy and Assistive Technology, Abuja 3rd Quarter of 2015
  7. Quarterly Workshop for Cerebral Palsy Families & Benola Volunteers - June, 2015. (30 - 60 participants)
  8. 3rd National Cerebral Palsy Family Forum
    • Press Conference: 21st July 2015.
    • Family Forum: 23rd July 2015. Lagos. (200 x Participants)
  9. 8th Advisory Board Meeting - 11th August 2015
  10. Quarterly Capacity Building Workshop for Cerebral Palsy Families & Benola’s Volunteers - August, 2015. (30 - 60 participants)
  11. International Conference - American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine: 21st - 24th October 2015. Austin TEXAS. USA. (2 x Participants)
  12. World Cerebral Palsy Day 2014 (30th October, 2015)
    • Press briefing: 25th September 2015
    • To be marked in Children’s Home: 30th September 2015 (Reach out to 150 Children)
  13. Quarterly Capacity Building Workshop for Cerebral Palsy Families & Benola’s Volunteers - November, 2015. (60 - 100 participants)
  14. 9th Advisory Board Meeting: 10th November 2015
  15. End of Year Activity
    • Visit to children in hospitals: 16th December 2015. (Reach out to 100 Children)
    • Outreach to Families of Children living with Cerebral Palsy (50 Families)
  16. In addition, Benola will host and/or participate in the following;
    • Awareness Campaigns on Cerebral Palsy. (Press Briefings, Interviews and Radio/TV Appearances)
    • Interactions with Religious Bodies, Educational Institutions and other Relevant Groups on Cerebral Palsy.
    • In-Country Seminars, Conferences and Capacity Building Workshops on Cerebral Palsy and other Child Health Related Matters.
  1. Publication of Benola’s Way Forward for Cerebral Palsy in Nigeria. Mid-January 2014.
  2. Fourth Advisory Board Meeting: 6th February 2014.
  3. Public Presentation of Benola’s Roadmap for Cerebral Palsy in Nigeria
    • Press Briefing: 20th February 2014
    • Presentation Ceremony: 27th February 2014. Venue – Peninsular Hotel, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. (200 x Guests)
  4. Fifth Advisory Board Meeting: 8th May 2014
  5. Presentation of Benola's Roadmap on Cerebral Palsy, Abuja: 22nd May 2014.
  6. Benola Day 2014 (14th June)
    • Press briefing: 5th June 2014
    • Visit to homes for disabled children: 14th June 2014. (Reach out to 300 Children)
  7. European Academy of Childhood Disability: 3rd – 5th July 2014. Vienna, Austria. (2 x Participants)
  8. National Cerebral Palsy Family Forum
    • Press Conference: 21st July 2014.
    • b. Family Forum: 26 July 2014. Lagos. (300 x Participants)
  9. International Conference - American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine: 10th – 13th September 2014. San Diego, California, USA. (2 x Participants)
  10. World Cerebral Palsy Day, 1st October 2014.
    Sponsors/Partners Regonition Night.
  11. Sixth Advisory Board Meeting: 2nd December 2014
  12. End of Year Activity

    Visit to children in hospitals: 15th, 17th and 19th December 2014. (Reach out to 300 Children)
  13. In addition, Benola will host and/or participate in the following;
    • Quarterly Cerebral Palsy Family Counselling Sessions. (60 – 100 x participants)
    • Awareness Campaigns on Cerebral Palsy. (Press Briefings, Interviews and Radio/TV Appearances)
    • Interactions with Religious Bodies, Educational Institutions and other Relevant Groups on Cerebral Palsy.
    • In-Country Seminars, Conferences and Capacity Building Workshops on Cerebral Palsy and other Child Health Related Matters.