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President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that the persistent attacks on educational facilities and abductions of students and teachers have left more than 12 million children currently traumatised and afraid of going to school, especially the girl-child.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), partnering the Federal Government, will soon commence immunisation of children in Nigeria against the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).
The truth collided with reality over concerns militating against the girl-child, it raised the discussion of the continued abuse, violence and relegation of women to the background.
The UNICEF Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Manager in Maiduguri, Mamita Bora Thakkar, has decried the absence of budgetary allocation to hygiene and handwashing in the country.
Worried over public apathy towards COVID-19 vaccines, the United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF) and media executives have charged journalists to educate members of the public to see vaccines as lifesaver.
Tackling SGBV with community-based surveillance: How team rescued traumatised survivor, nursing mother tied to a tree
It was one traumatic event, too many for a Sexual Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) survivor and nursing mother in Binji Local Government area of Sokoto, Northwest Nigeria.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), yesterday, on the occasion of the World Mental Health Day (WMHD) alerted to aggravating risks for mental ill-health in Africa.
WaterAid Nigeria has said that over 3,000 deaths recorded from the 2021 outbreak of cholera in the country could have been avoided, had the nation prioritised Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children’s mental health in Nigeria was rising, as one in six young adults aged between 15 and 24 years was currently experiencing depression.
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICE) and medical experts in Nigeria have reaffirmed the efficiency of the COVID-19 vaccines and urged people to take the jabs as they save lives.
Scientists are in a race against time to develop better treatments for COVID-19 as several studies have confirmed that efficacy of vaccines wanes after six months and that people may need to be getting boosters every year.