Security, health top visit agenda

Security, health top visit agenda

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon
Nigeria’s security challenges, especially the Boko Haram insurgency and key health issues of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are expected to dominate talks between the UN Secretary General  Mr. Ban Ki-Moon and Nigerian government officials as the latter begins his official visit to the country.
Although the country has made some progress in the two key areas, more assistance will be needed in the next few months to put an end to the insurgencies that have made the country to have the highest number of displaced persons in the world, in addition to a high number of deaths and wanton destruction of properties. Nigeria still lags behind in some of the MDGs, especially in the area of child mortality and matenal health.

About author

You might also like

NEWS 0 Comments

16 die of Lassa fever in 3 weeks – FG

16 persons in Nigeria have died of Lassa fever disease between January 1 and 21, 2018, Federal Government said on Wednesday. In a statement made available to Nigeria Health Online

NEWS 0 Comments

UNFPA, NMCN launch new modules to boost nursing, midwifery practice

Modules target improved management of victims of genital mutilation, rape others                        ABUJA – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)


Chevron scholarship scheme produces UNILAG best graduand, 32 First Class

Chevron scholarship scheme has produced University of Lagos best graduating student and 31 other first class out of the 231 first class graduates produce by the university during the 2015/2016


No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply