Aminu Dayyabu, Executive Director, Katsina State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA), says 1.3 million people have gained access to clean water between 2015 and March 2018 in the sta
South Sudan has gone 15 months without a single reported case of Guinea worm disease, the nation's health minister said on Wednesday, suggesting a major victory for global health officials trying t
Abidjan - The infant mortality rate in Ivory Coast has halved in 20 years, the planning and development minister said on Monday, pointing to better and more accessible health care.
About $8 billion needs to be invested annually in providing potable water in Nigeria, if the country must achieve Goal 6 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
Kinshasa — A raging cholera outbreak has killed more than 150 people in Central and West Africa since the beginning of the year.
NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday said it will use over 30 million euros received from the German government to tackle high malnutrition among children and provide sa
The warning comes after three United Nations agencies warned that 7 million people in South Sudan risk facing severe food insecurity in the coming months without sustained humanitarian assistance a
Japan has given a grant of US$800 000 (approximately N$9.5 million) to the government of Namibia to help address the health needs of the most vulnerable citizens in the seven northern regions affec
Minna — The Niger State government has confirmed 31 cases and four deaths to Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) in the state.
Rabat – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has unveiled a new report about the troubling issue of newborn deaths around the world on February 20.
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