The Paediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN) celebrates today, the 27 th of May, 2022 with all
Nigerian children being their special day, Children’s Day! PAN is a strong advocate for the
health of children and adolescents. Indeed, the health of children is the backbone of the
growth, development, and well-being of a nation.
This Children’s Day theme for 2022, “A better future for every child” urges us all to
advocate, celebrate, protect, and promote children’s rights in order to secure their future.
PAN celebrates all Nigerian Children’s achievements, resilience, faith, and hopes. We also
celebrate all teachers and parents for their loving guidance and support to ensure a brighter
PAN wants to use this opportunity to implore the domestication and implementation of the
Child’s Right Act across ALL states and the federation. She calls for collaboration among
stakeholders to promote the rights of the girl child, boy child, street children, malnourished,
trafficked, abused, abducted, and unvaccinated children and adolescents; and the provision of
a safe school environment for optimal learning and development.
HAPPY CHILDREN’S DAY!!!