Malnutrition of children under five years worsens – UNICEF

Despite budgetary allocations towards tackling the menace of malnutrition and the constant on-going enlightenment on the need for proper nutrition in the early stages of a child’s life, the spate of malnutrition has continued to increase. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) specialist on monitoring and evaluation, Ms.

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Nigeria infant mortality rate falls – survey

The fifth Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) has highlighted a nationwide overall drop in infant mortality rate from 97 per 1000 live births recorded in 2011 to 70 per 1000 live births. The survey was jointly released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday, in Abuja.

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NBS, UNICEF launch MICS 2017 in North East

The National Bureau of Statistics, in collaboration with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), has launched the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2016-2017 in the north east region. The launch of the scheme was held at Chartwell Hotel and Suites, Bauchi, on Thursday.

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