How poor attendance at pre-primary schools affect learning in Kano State
...government need to invest more in early learning - UNICEF At K/Nasarawa Special Primary School, Kano- a government-owned public school that has been in existence since 1960, lessons are taught to children who sat on cold, bare floor, with many barely understanding what is being taught. It was gathered that many of them never attended…
Polio: UNICEF immunizes 2m children in rural areas of 4 states
The Global Affairs Canada (GAC) in conjunction with UNICEF said it immunized more than two million children in rural communities of Jigawa, Niger, Taraba and Zamfara states in the past one year.
Sustaining free HIV treatment in Nigeria
Nigeria may not be able to meet the National Strategic Framework (NSF) 2017-2021 Targets and the United Nations 90-90-90 ambitious treatment plan...
CAN blames child malnutrition on parents
The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Northern Nigeria, Reverend Yakubu Pam, has blamed the stingy attitude of parents and poor eating habit as one of the major causes of child malnutrition in Nigeria.
NASFAT, UNICEF partner to end violence against children
Nasru-Lahi-L-Fatih Society of Nigeria (NASFAT) and United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) have agreed to join forces to eradicate violence against children from the society before 2030.
Rolling out national plan for disease control
As part of efforts to ensure a healthier and safer Nigeria through the prevention and control of diseases of public health importance, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, launched a five-year strategy and implementation plan.
New data reveals drop in infant mortality, rise in child malnutrition
A new data, known as the Fifth Multiple Indicators Cluster Survey (MICS5), has shown that Nigeria made significant improvements in infant mortality, but fails to leverage on child nutrition.
Governors pledge commitment to quality healthcare delivery
Governors of the 36 states have pledged commitment to the policy on Primary Health Care Under One Roof (PHCUOR) to halt worsening healthcare delivery.