Blog entries tagged: Nigeria

  • Posted by RESULTS Australia on Apr 28, 2017  | 

    Nigeria has a population of nearly 192 million people and expects to add another 7.3 million newborns to its population. The country’s under-five mortality rate has been falling steadily since the early 1990s and has halved since the 1980s. Between 2001 and 2016, Nigeria received US $698 million in Gavi funding, which has supported supplementary activities for immunization against typical childhood diseases. Nigeria will need healthy citizens to help it on its development pathway, and these children, who have been given such a strong start in life, are sure to be driving the country’s future progress. Read more

  • Posted by ACTION Secretariat, Washington, D.C. on Jul 22, 2015  | 

    July 24 marks one year since Nigeria’s last reported case of wild poliovirus. We sat down with Faleke Bolanle, a health educator in Nigeria, to discuss her work and hopes for the future of Nigeria's children Read more