Addressing concerns over rise in fake drugs
The global health challenges caused by poor quality medicines and approaches to achieving quality-assured medicines in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs) like Nigeria has remained a huge burden.
Impact of skills development for sustainable education
At the mention of the word ‘literacy’, what comes to mind is the ability to read and write. Literacy, however, is a broader concept that encompasses more than just the acts...
WARIF receives USAID grant to strengthen response to gender based violence
The Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) has been named one of the recipients of a grant by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Nigeria, to promote improved medical services, psychosocial counseling, associated services, and referrals to survivors of sexual assault. The project also aims to increase awareness on sexual and gender based violence through community-based intervention, contribute to…
USAID, PIND harp on gender-friendly agric policies
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) have identified-gender friendly agric policy as a catalyst to improving on inclusion of smallholder women farmers in the sector. This was a result of outcry against marginalisation of women who make up approximately 80 per cent of smallholder…
U.S. commits $102m to humanitarian needs in Northeast, Lake Chad
The United States has announced an intervention of $102 million for humanitarian assistance to Nigeria to address health, shelter and food security needs of people...
U.S. releases progress report on malaria, urges Nigeria to improve prevention
The United States (U.S.) President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday released its 12th annual report documenting the progress of its programmes in Nigeria and other countries.
Nigeria’s peaceful co-existence crucial to Africa’s development,says USAID
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on Saturday stressed the need for peaceful co-existence among ethnic groups in Nigeria to engender development in the nation and in Africa.
USAID commences intervention programme to reduce CMMR
A non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Pathfinder International alongside the USAID and the Cross River state government have started an intervention programme called Saving Mothers...
‘3.7 million Nigerians suffer food insecurity’
The food and nutrition insecurity situation analysis report has indicated that over 3.7million people are currently food insecure in the country.The Cadre Harmonize Report for March 2018 conducted in 16 states of the federation by the World Food Program....
USAID, PIND advocate gender-friendly agric policy
Towards improving agricultural development, the United State Agency for International Development (USAID) and Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) have advocated the need to embrace gender friendly agric policies in the country.