Save the Children International
SCI says girls most exploited, abused during crisis, pandemic
Save the Children International, (SCI) Nigeria has said girls are the most vulnerable to exploitation, abuse and early marriage, especially during the time of crisis, pandemic or armed conflict.
Exclusive breastfeeding, Immunisation reduce cases of pneumonia
As the World Pneumonia Day is observed on Tuesday, Nigerians have been urged to practise exclusive breastfeeding and get their infants immunised to reduce the risk of pneumonia deaths.
‘141,000 children died of pneumonia in 2016’
A new report by Save the Children International, Nigeria, has revealed that the country recorded about 140,520 deaths of under-five children as a result of pneumonia in 2016 alone. The report also said that about 16 children die every hour as a result of the disease, adding that 4.2 million children aged 12-23 months were…
Body tasks government on policies to drive universal health coverage
Save the Children International (SCI) a Non-governmental organisation that encourages universal healthcare coverage and children’s protection has tasked government on policies that will ensure improved healthcare delivery to achieve the universal healthcare coverage in the country. Area Operational Manager, Save the Children Lagos and Cross Rivers, Nwamaka Efionu, made this call at a two-day Advocacy…