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Governor of Kebbi State launches the new European Union- Maternal New-born Child Health (EU-MNCH) project
November 21, 2013 - Birnin Kebbi. The Governor of Kebbi State His Excellency, Saidu Usman Nasamu Dakingari, launched the new European Union- Maternal New-born Child Health (EU-MNCH) project in the state’s capital.

New EU Support to Scale Up of Maternal and Newborn Health Outcomes for Adamawa and Kebbi States of Nigeria
Adamawa State Government, National Planning Commission, European Union and UNICEF launched the new project in Yola, Adamawa State on 19th September 2013. The EU is providing €30M, the Government of Nigeria will provide €1M to Adamawa and Kebbi

Mothers in Lokoto adopt key household practices
This is the story of how mothers in the rural community of Lokoto adopted key household practices through advocacy and sensitisation under the Accelerated Child Survival Development strategy. WIthin a short time, the changes were becoming evident...

A father shows support for his wife’s breastfeeding
Ikechukwu Uzowuru, a construction worker from Abuja, stuck out like a sore thumb amidst the more than three hundred women cradling their babies at the annual baby show, one of the events of this year's World Breastfeeding Week.

School pupils sustain Universal Salt Iodization (USI) status in Nigeria
This is the story of 9 year old Ike and his role in the 'child-to-child within the school and community’ strategy adopted by UNICEF Nigeria to effectively disseminate useful information on salt iodization to families and communities.

Polio immunisation drive reaches children in Koranic schools of Northern Nigeria
This is the story of 5-year-old Asiya and how 30,000 other children like her received immunisations at their Koranic schools in Northern Nigeria.

Netting mosquitoes; saving lives
Long Lasting Insecticide Nets continue to save lives that might otherwise have been stolen away by malaria - lives like that of 4-year-old Yaro...

 

 
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