DOF facilitated the development of Post Graduate Benchmark Statement and Minimum Academic Standards (PGBMAS) in Post Graduate Diploma, Masters and Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Gerontology in eleven (11) selected Nigerian universities.
DOF collaborated with the University of North Texas (UNT) Denton USA, to train twenty-four academic staff from eleven Nigerian Universities in the Specialist in Ageing program, with visiting scholar placements at UNT.
DOF initiated the first ever Stakeholders’ Consultative meeting in Nigeria for the development of a Geriatrics Masters Program (2015). This led to the breakthrough in Nigeria for an academic program in Geriatrics, besides the sub-specialization programs for Residents.
Recognition and Appointment of Dave Omokaro Foundation by the International Institute on Ageing INIA UN-Malta as Collaborating Host Organization in Nigeria and one of INIA’s Global Training Partners on Ageing
Memorandum of understanding with International Institute on Ageing (INIA) UN-Malta for In-situ Training in Ageing Policy, Policy Implementation Monitoring, and Evaluation and other related courses in Nigeria (2015)
Secured annual training of personnel from Nigeria at UN-Malta with INIA Scholarship Award for one qualified Nigerian for INIA’s Training Programs endorsed by DOF
DOF inaugurated the National Summit on Ageing in Nigeria (2014)
DOF advocates to Sponsor the Bill for an Act to Establish the National Social Security Agency for the Elderly in Nigeria (2013-present)
Initiator and Advocate for a Policy on Ageing in collaboration with National Human Rights Commission, Nigeria. (2012- present)
DOF partners with the National Population Commission to mainstream Ageing into National Population Policy; National Policy on Population currently under Review (2015)
DOF collaborates with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and World Health Organization (WHO) to evolve a National Geriatric Health Strategy: appointed Technical Partner on Stakeholder’s Consultative Meeting on Healthy Ageing and Geriatric Care in Nigeria (2014)
DOF has developed models for Senior Citizens Community Centers to enhance the quality of life and wellbeing of the elderly in Nigeria by providing a platform for promoting successful ageing through family counseling, medical and social-care services provision, access to livelihood opportunities, recreation, entertainment and a wide variety of caring mechanisms.
DOF commissioned Talking Eyes Media and Ed Kashi to develop a documentary on Ageing in Nigeria, targeted at advancing public information, education and dialogue on the challenges of the elderly.