MENSTRUAL HEALTH AND HYGIENE: Ministry Of Women Affairs mulls partnership with NYSC

The Federal Ministry of Women Affairs has requested for partnership with the National Youth Service Corps to sensitize members of the public on menstrual health, hygiene and management. It said there was the need to create awareness on menstruation for women, adolescents and girl-child on the importance of basic sanitation and hygiene, as well as ending open defecation, in order to promote healthy living in the society. The Assistant Director and Head, Health Development, Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, who is also the Team Lead of the Technical Working Group…

Niger Govt declares state of emergency on sanitation , hygiene …..set to establish mining hub

Niger State Government has declared a state of emergency on sanitation and hygiene to salvage the problems that have been a challenge to the water and sanitation sector of the state. Speaking at a post-Exco Media briefing in Minna, the Commissioner for Water Resources, Alhaji Yusuf Suleiman said the approval of the Effective – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (E-WASH) policy by the present administration would pave way for the state to meet some international conditions that will give the state the leverage to grants and improving its water and sanitary…