The link between air pollution and respiratory diseases is well-established, but the United Nations Children's Fund, in a report on Tuesday, said there is a growing body of scientific research whic

In low-middle income countries and other areas of poverty, menstrual hygiene management (MHM) can be problematic for women and girls. Issues include lack of knowledge about menstruation and MHM, and stigma around menstruation, also access to affordable and absorbent materials; privacy to change; adequate washing, cleaning and drying facilities; as well as appropriate and accessible disposal facilities. In order to effect change and tackle these issues, particularly in patriarchal societies, males may need to become advocates for MHM alongside women.

Ongwediva — In the quest to increase sanitation coverage and accessibility to proper toilets in the country, five more villages are awaiting to be verified and certified as Open Defecation Free (OD

The United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) says Nigeria is ranked third among the countries of the world where people still practise open defaecation.

Minister Carey: "We have instituted a special leadership to run the program at the ministry."
-Says Deputy Commerce Min. Carey; launches food fortification alliance today

Dehradun: After noting a dip in total immunisation percentage in Uttarakhand to 58% in the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) IV, the state health department has decided to increase the ambit of

Stephen Gatliah Kuay, a county health supervisor, said on Wednesday that seven of the 10 children died before reaching the area health facility.

Coca-Cola Company is set to launch a new programme tagged: "The Safe Birth Initiative" to support the Ministries of Health in Nigeria and Ivory Coast to tackle the high incidence of maternal and ne

Tens of thousands of children in Mali are prey to life-threatening malnutrition as violence and displacement fuel a deepening nutrition crisis in the West African nation, the United Nations childre

Efforts to contain a cholera outbreak that has struck more than 1,000 people in refugee camps in northeast Nigeria are being hampered because people are failing to report suspected cases to authori

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