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UNICEF partners Oyo govt to tackle infant mortality, neo-natal deaths

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) says it is partnering Oyo Government in tackling high infant mortality and neonatal deaths in the state. Dr Adebola Hassan, UNICEF Health Specialist, Akure Field Office, made this known at the ongoing media dialogue in Ibadan. The theme is: “Improving Health Outcomes for Children in Oyo State through Accelerated […]
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UNICEF trains 25 women on production of reusable pads

The UN Children’s Fund has trained 25 women in the production of reusable sanitary pads to improve women and girls’ health in Malumfashi Local Council in Katsina State. Mr Job Ominyi, a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Officer, said this on the sidelines of a Training of Trainers workshop on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in […]
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Cross River to attain Open Defecation-Free status in 2023

The Cross River Government is looking forward to achieving Open Defecation-Free (ODF) status in all the 18 Local Government Areas of the State by 2023. The Director-General of Rural, Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWATSSA), Mr Ita Ikpeme, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar. Ikpeme, […]
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6,000 children risk contracting HIV in Kaduna state in 2019 — UNICEF

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says that 6,000 newborns in Kaduna State are at risk of contracting HIV in 2019 if elimination of Mother-To-Child Transmission (eMTCT) of HIV interventions are not implemented. Dr Zakari Adam, Chief of Field Office, UNICEF Kaduna, made the assertion at a one-day meeting in Kaduna on Monday. […]
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UNICEF, civil societies to rehabilitate 53 children in Calabar

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in partnership with Civil Societies and Cross River State government have taken 53 marginalised children off the streets of Calabar, with plans to unite them with their families and foster parents.
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