Tag "WASH"

47 million Nigerians practise open defecation – UNICEF

80 million  in dire need of improved toilet The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that no fewer  than 47 million Nigerians still indulge in open defecation in the

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Cholera outbreak declines

• NCDC attributes major cause to poor water and hygiene facilities in many States   The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says there has been a general decline in

Expert identifies diarrhoea as cause of 25% stunting in Nigerian children

• Says 45,000 children die annually from lack of hygiene globally The Water and Sanitation (WASH) Specialist for the United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF), Maina Banga, yesterday June 11,  identified

Relief in Niger Delta as EU, UNICEF support region with WASH projects

Relief came the way of some communities in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region with the commissioning of water and sanitation projects by the European Union (EU) and the  United Nations Children Fund

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U.S. Government Launches $2.5 million Water and Sanitation Project for Kaduna and Bauchi States

KADUNA – The U.S. government, through its Agency for International Development (USAID), Thursday,  launched a new water and sanitation activity that will help Kaduna and Bauchi states improve the health and

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Two-thirds of Nigeria’s PHCs lack water access- WaterAid

ABUJA – A new report by WaterAid Nigeria, an international non-governmental working towards  improved access to safe water, improved hygiene and sanitation in the world’s poorest communities,  has revealed that

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Kudos as Save The Children donates toilets to Lagos schools

Rita Michael Edet 11, a Primary Six pupil of St Paul UNA Primary School, Shomolu, Lagos  could hardly conceal her excitement as she joined guests to commission a new toilet