Tag: UNICEF

Meet The HIV-Positive Couple In DRC That Had 3 Kids All Free Of Disease [Pictured]

By Huffington Post Hubert and Jeanne Mwangaza have both been HIV-positive since they married and started a family together years ago. Now, they have three children, and all of them are HIV-free. Is it a medical miracle? Hardly. Hubert and Jeanne’s commitment to one another has made a profound impact[Read More…]

Boko Haram: How Students & Teachers In Northern Nigeria Stop School- UNICEF

The activities of the dreaded Islamist sect, Boko Haram, has led to a reduction in girls education in Northern Nigeria according to the United Nations Children’s Fund on Sunday in Abuja . In commemoration of this year’s “Day of the African Child” quoted the UNICEF Representative in Nigeria, Jean Gough, as[Read More…]

UNICEF Calls For Release Of Abducted School Girls

NAN The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called for the immediate and unconditional release of 100 school girls abducted from their hostel on Monday in Chibok, Borno. In a statement in Abuja on Wednesday UNICEF condemned the abduction by gunmen and expressed deep concern about the persistent trend of[Read More…]

768 Million People Worldwide Lack Access To Drinking Water

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Friday said no fewer than 768 million people worldwide lacked access to safe drinking water. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Geoffrey Njoku, Head, Media and External Relations, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.[Read More…]

Kaduna Govt. Immunises 1.2m Children In 2013

A total of 1.2 million children were immunised against integrated measles in Kaduna State in the year 2013, a State Primary Health Care Agency official said on Friday. Alhaji Hamza Ikara, the Health Education Officer of the agency, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna that the immunisation[Read More…]