UNICEF, UNIMAID to partner to support Boko Haram victims
The University of Maiduguri, UNIMAID, is to partner with the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, to train teachers in Borno on psychosocial support for victims of insurgency and conflict and disaster risk reduction.
Cerebrospinal Meningitis: 328 deaths in 16 states
More than 2,524 people have so far been affected by the Cerebrospinal meningitis outbreak, with 328 deaths recorded in ninety Local Government Councils of 16 states.
‘Malnutrition may kill 1.4m children in Nigeria, three other nations’
Severe malnutrition may claim the lives of 1.4 million children from Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen this year if urgent steps are not taken.
Meningitis kills 211, affects 1,407 Nigerians in three months
Nigeria is on a red alert as the current epidemic of meningitis that started in December 2016 has killed no fewer than 211 Nigerians and affected 1,407.
Nigeria Water Resource Roadmap and the huge financial deficit
The Nigerian Water sector for a very long period of time has been left at the background despite its importance to the populace and the critical role its play in every facet of the economy, be it transport...
Stakeholders task government on safe policy
Water regulatory agencies in the country have been urged to evolve policies that would regulate wastewater to avert epidemics.
UNICEF decries sale of Cambodian breast milk to US mothers
UNICEF on Wednesday condemned a company selling breast milk from "vulnerable and poor" Cambodian mothers to Americans, hitting out at the commercialisation of nutrients needed by babies inside the kingdom.
UNICEF enjoins journalists to prioritise children’s wellbeing
UNICEF Communication Officer, Lagos Office, Mrs. Blessing Ejiofor, said at the opening of a 2-day “Media Workshop on Ethical Reporting on Children,” which ended recently in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Polio eradication: Japan grants $33m emergency fund to Lake Chad region
Japan has provided a 33-million-dollar grant for emergency polio vaccination in the Lake Chad region to prevent further spread of the virus.Mr Mohamed Fall, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Country Representative in Nigeria, made this known in a statement on Monday in Abuja.