Project set to reduce maternal, child deaths in Nigeria
Several studies including the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nation International Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) have shown that critical strategy...
UNICEF spends N200m to tackle `HIV in adolescents concern’ in Kaduna State
The officer in-charge of UNICEF Field Office, Kaduna, Dr Idris Baba on Tuesday said the organisation has scaled up support to tackle high HIV prevalence among adolescents in seven local government areas of Kaduna State.
EU, UNICEF celebrate Hand Washing Day in Bayelsa
The European Union/United Nation Children Fund (EU/UNICEF) Niger Delta Support programme (NDSP) in collaboration with the Bayelsa state government, yesterday celebrated this year Global hand washing day with children from Kolukuma/Opokuma.....
UNICEF trains 10, 000 school children on hand washing
The United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has groomed over 10, 000 children in Boki and Yakurr local government areas of Cross River State on benefits of effective hand washing.
Less than 10 % young people know their HIV status in Kaduna – UNICEF
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that less than 10 per cent of young people in Kaduna State knew their HIV status. The HIV and AIDS Specialist, UNICEF, Kaduna, Dr Idris Baba, made this known in Kaduna at the 2017 World AIDS Day, organised by the Kaduna State Agency for the Control…
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.