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Concern over poor sanitation-induced high child mortality

Diarrhea deaths

Bread of Life Development Foundation (BLF), a Lagos-based non-governmental organisation (NGO), has called on national, state, and local governments to work towards increasing access to safe drinking water, and promotion of safe sanitation and hygiene practices in order to reduce high child mortality in Nigeria. The call comes as Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate this year’s ...

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Why menstruation matters, by WaterAid

Girls’ needs around menstruation have been neglected by health and education systems around the world, leading to inequity in education and missed opportunities for girls, says WaterAid Nigeria on the world’s third commemoration of Menstrual Hygiene Day. Menstruation is an important issue yet it is shrouded in silence because of deeply rooted taboos and negative social norms. On any given ...

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WaterAid demands promises in Addis to deliver safe water, toilets

Yemi-Osibajo

As Nigerian delegates, led by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, converge on Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the UN International Financing for Development Conference, WaterAid Nigeria has called upon them to keep their commitments to prioritise access to water, sanitation and good hygiene in national budgets, so that no one is left behind. The Addis conference will determine how countries around the world ...

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Ebola: Nigeria takes handwash campaign to motor parks

The Federal Ministry of Water Resources in collaboration with the National Task Group on Sanitation (NTGS) and the WASH Sector Emergency Response Group have flagged-off a National Hand washing campaign at a motor park in Abuja, the Federal Capital City, to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus in Nigeria. Officials disclosed that there are presently 19 proven cases of ...

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Hygeine concerns trail abandoned water project in Ewohimi

The last time residents of Ewohimi town in Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo State fetched potable water from the dispensing pumps installed in strategic locations across the community by the state-owned Water Board was over a decade ago. Ewohimi, an ancient town with a population of over 25,000 people, is the largest town in Esan South East Local ...

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