The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) has said of the 21 local councils in kebbi State, 20 are consistently rated worst in child poverty and protection.

Luanda - An emergency programme with prevention measures for several diseases, especially cholera, is being prepared by the Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF),

India registers best under-5 infant mortality rate since 2010

The new vaccine was found to have given a longer immunity from typhoid than older vaccines and it required fewer doses for childhood immunisation.

Says around 12 million babies in South Asia under the age of one are worst affected

NEW DELHI: As many as 10 Indian cities have figured in the 20 most polluted cities across the world leaving over eight million children in the country exposed to toxic air and potentially putting t

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.

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