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UNICEF Tasks Journalists On Reporting Adolescent Issues, HIV/AIDS

By Longtong Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria)–Media practitioners in Kaduna State, North west of the country have been urged to double their efforts in reporting issues affecting adolescent and young people living with HIV/AIDS. This was necessitated by the 50 percent increasing prevalence rate of HIV and less than 10 percent knowledge of HIV status among young […]

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UNICEF To Tackle Prevalence Of HIV Among Adolescents In Northern Nigeria

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria)–United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has planned to tackle high HIV prevalence among adolescents in seven local government areas of Kaduna State, northern Nigeria. Speaking at a Forum with Nedia Executives in Zaria,  Kaduna State, the officer in-charge of UNICEF Field Office, Kaduna, Dr Idris Baba, said HIV in adolescents remained […]

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Address Maternal Mortality In Northern Nigeria — AMDF Tells Governors

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria) – Worried by the high rate of maternal deaths in Northern Nigeria, Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF), has called on governors in the  region to take decisive steps toward addressing the issue. Addressing  the Second Annual Conference of African Media Development Foundation  in Kaduna, northwest Nigeria, its Coordinator, Sekyen Dadik […]

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Nigeria: CSOs Collaborate With Kaduna State For Better Health Service Delivery

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria)–Towards achieving universal health coverage with a motivated workforce, Civil Society Organizations in Kaduna State, northwest Nigeria have come together to critically analyse possible ways that could enhance the health of the people, particularly the children. At the Forum organized by Save the Children, a Non-Governmental Organization, the CSOs discussed  ways […]

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Nigeria: CSOs Collaborate With Kaduna State For Better Health Service Delivery

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria) – Towards achieving universal health coverage with a motivated workforce , Civil Society Organizations in Kaduna State,  northwest Nigeria have come together to critically analyse possible ways that could enhance the health of the  people , particularly the children. At the Forum organized by Save the Children, a Non-Governmental Organization […]

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2017 World AIDS Day: Uphold The Right To Health For All To End AIDS by 2030, UNFPA Calls

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria)–The Executive Director, United Nations Fund for Population Activities, Dr Nathalia Kanem has reiterated the commitment of the international community to ending AIDS by 2030. This, he said will only be achieved by ensuring everyone’s right to health. Dr, Kanem who gave the assurance in a message to mark the 2017 World AIDS Day, noted with displeasure […]

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Media Conference On Maternal, Newborn And Child Health Holds In Kaduna Nigeria

By Joseph Edegbo Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) will on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017, hold its second annual Media Conference tagged “MediaAfrica” in Kaduna, Northwest, Nigeria. The conference is aimed at drawing the attention of Media practitioners to deeply understand their role in reducing maternal death rate, especially in northern Nigeria. At a pre-event briefing, […]

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Nigeria: 50 Per Cent Of People Living With HIV/AIDS In Gombe Not Accessing Treatment

By Ahamd Umar Gombe (Nigeria) — Civil Society for HIV & AIDS (CiSHAN) Gombe State chapter northeast of the country has said that about 64,000 People are living with HIV/AIDS in the State and half of them are not accessing treatment. The State Coordinator of the Group, Ahmed Yusuf, disclosed this  at a press Briefing […]

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