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Torchlight Series

Nourishing the future: How UNICEF is providing nutrition care in Sokoto State

According to the 2018 National Nutrition and Health Survey, Sokoto State is one of the four states with the highest prevalence of malnutrition among children six to 59 months in the country. With a prevalence of 8.4%, only Zamfara (10.3%) Katsina (9.2%) and Jigawa (8.5) are worse off. Nigeria is currently battling child malnutrition amidst […]

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Press Release

World is failing newborn babies, says UNICEF

Situation in Nigeria is improving but progress is very slow Global deaths of newborn babies remain alarmingly high, particularly among the world’s poorest countries, UNICEF said today in a new report on newborn mortality. Every year, 2.6 million newborns around the world do not survive their first month of life. One million of them die […]

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Health Thought Leadership Series

#FeedNaijaPikin: The fight to invest in Nigeria’s future flagbearers

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” ~ Nelson Mandela In an early drive around Abuja’s suburbs on the weekends, you are likely to find children, full of energy, playing with their friends. Where the next meal will come from is not one […]