Nigerian scholars has received a massive boost as the European Union has committed to provide 440,000 euro to support shortlisted research teams in the country under the Horizon Europe Project.
UNICEF Nigeria jas said that is amplifying efforts to counter a growing outbreak of diphtheria that has affected children in 27 states. As of July 2023, 3,850 suspected cases were reported with 1,387 confirmed as diphtheria.
The disease has tragically claimed 122 lives, with a case fatality rate (CFR) of 8.7%.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and other Social Protection Development Partners including Save the Children, Ministry of Finance, and others have teamed up to redefine Nigeria’s poverty profile by expanding social protection.
A humanitarian intervention focused on providing integrated food, nutrition sanitation and protection services in Nigeria’s north-east region will empower over 300,000 mothers and caregivers.
The 2023 International Children’s Day of Broadcasting (ICDB) comes up on Sunday 4th, March 2023. The ICDB was launched by UNICEF in 1991 to encourage broadcasters worldwide to create awareness on children’s issues.