Niger: The Science of Malaria Prevention in Niger Through Water Treatment
[MSF] In Haramia, as in 14 other villages in the commune of Band é in southern Niger, villagers are living through a rainy season much different to previous years. In these villages, our teams have launched water treatment activities to prevent the development of mosquito larvae who spread malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

New Program to Train More Student Nurses in Francophone West Africa, Bring Care to More Communities
September 22, 2021 Chapel Hill, NCThrough the new Improving Maternal and Child Health Care in Rural West Africa Through High-Quality Education for Nurses and Midwives project,IntraHealth Internationalis partnering withTakeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited and 12 private schools in Mali, Senegal, and Niger to sustainably increase the number of qualified, well-trained nurses who can serve rural communities in these countries—all of which face a critical shortage of health workers. Takeda announced this week that IntraHealth is one of the recipients of their 2021Global CSR Program, which will fund this work.IntraHealt...
Source: IntraHealth International - September 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Mali Niger Senegal Education & Performance Health Workers Source Type: news

French Forces Kill an ISIS Leader in Sahara, Macron Says
Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahraoui’s group claimed responsibility for an attack that killed four U.S. soldiers in Niger. President Emmanuel... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Niger State Records 100 Cholera Deaths in Four Months - Health Commissioner
[Premium Times] Official attributes the outbreak of cholera in Niger State to open defecation and indiscriminate waste disposal by rural dwellers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Records 1,667 New Cases of Cholera
[This Day] The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said 1,667 new cases of Cholera were reported across the country. It also said of the cases reported, there were 46 deaths from Borno (13), Sokoto (12), Katsina (8), Bauchi (6), Niger (3), Kaduna (2), Adamawa (1) and Kano (1). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Teacher Allegedly Infects 14 Pupils With HIV/Aids in Niger
[Vanguard] A Grade Two Teacher with the Central Primary School, Karabonde in Borgu Local Government Area of Niger State, Usman Galadima, suspected to have defiled 14 pupils of the school and infected them with HIV/AIDS virus is now in the Police net. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - September 6, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gunmen in Nigeria release schoolchildren abducted three months ago
Scores of schoolchildren who were abducted at gunpoint at a school in Nigeria's north-central Niger State have been freed and handed... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt Activates Sanitation Desks As Cholera Cases Rise
[This Day] As cases of Cholera continue to rise in Zamfara, Bauchi, Kano, Gombe, Plateau, Niger, Zamfara states and Abuja, the federal government yesterday announced moves to stem the spread of the water-borne disease, including activating a sanitation desk in each of the 36 states and the Federa Capital Territory (FCT). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Niger: Nigerian Doctors' Strike Disrupts Health System Amid Pandemic
[VOA] Abuja, Nigeria -- Doctors in Nigeria are on strike over unpaid salaries and poor benefits. But the strike by some 40% of the country's medical workforce comes amid a fresh wave of coronavirus infections, severely straining Nigeria's health care system. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Halt the Spread of Cholera
[Daily Trust] As the country yet battles to contain the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19, cholera is also spreading and taking its toll on Nigerians, which if not controlled immediately, can advance into an epidemic. A recent report of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) showed that the disease as of June 27, 2021 had affected Benue, Delta, Zamfara, Gombe, Bayelsa, Kogi, Sokoto, Bauchi, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Kebbi, Cross River, Niger, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Nasarawa states. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Community Health Workers As the Backbone of Primary Healthcare Delivery - Rwanda's Approach
[Nigeria Health Watch] Health care should be equitable. This means it must be accessible to anyone, regardless of social class, or place of residence. For a pregnant woman dwelling either in the hills of Rwanda, or in the deserts of Niger Republic, comprehensive antenatal care and support is very important. The work of providing critical care to women and children in the last mile is enormous, requiring passion and tenacity. One group of health care workers who do this work consistently is community health workers (CHWs). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Boko Haram's factional feuds: internal extremism and external interventions - Zenn J.
This article examines the factions, leadership, and internal organization of Boko Haram, the terrorist group which has operated to devastating effect in parts of northern Nigeria, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon. It finds the group's leadership has been signific... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Nigeria: Stop New Polio Infections Now
[Daily Trust] There are growing health concerns in the country over the recent outbreak of circulating Vaccine Derived Poliovirus Type 2 (cVDPV2) in 13 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib, announced on Monday, July 5, that the country is witnessing a cVDPV2 outbreak in Abia, Bayelsa, Borno, Delta, FCT, Jigawa, Kano, Kebbi, Lagos, Niger, Rivers, Sokoto, Yobe and Zamfara states. Of great concern is the fact (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - July 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Bayer contributes $4.3 million to ensure contraceptive access for tens of thousands of women in developing countries
GraceFri, 07/09/2021 - 14:21Bayer, the global life science company specializing in health care and nutrition, is donating US$0.5 million and over $3.8 million in products to the UNFPA Supplies Partnership, which seeks to secure the essential contraceptive supplies and maternal health medicines required by millions of women and adolescent girls over the next decade. This contribution will generate health-care savings in the amount of $10.5 million and will enable interventions to uphold the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls, including those who have been marginalized or left behind.Bayer ’s ...
Source: UNFPA News - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Grace Source Type: news

‘Gamechanging’ £10m environmental DNA project to map life in world’s rivers
eBioAtlas programme aims to identify fish, birds, amphibians and land animals in freshwater systems from the Ganges to the MekongConcealed by the turbid, swirling waters of the Amazon, the Mekong and the Congo, the biodiversity of the world ’s great rivers has largely remained a mystery to scientists. But now a multimillion-pound project aims to describe and identify the web of life in major freshwater ecosystems around the world with “gamechanging” DNA technology.The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and UK-based environmental DNA (eDNA) specialistsNatureMetrics have launched a partne...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Patrick Greenfield Tags: Biodiversity Rivers Environment IUCN red list of endangered species Wildlife Conservation Animals Endangered habitats World news Americas Biology Genetics Amazon rainforest Peru Trees and forests Democratic Republic of the Co Source Type: news

Central Sahel: Ground Zero in Tackling Climate Change Through Education
Yasmine SherifBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Jun 16 2021 (IPS) The climate crisis is amplifying the effects of instability and violence in the world’s poorest countries. Nowhere is this more visible than in Africa’s Central Sahel region, where increasing temperature, floods, droughts and other climate change-induced disasters are triggering conflicts, displacement, and pushing girls and boys into the shadows. As world leaders come together to celebrate Africa Climate Week, in the lead up to this year’s climate talks in the UK, they must look at education – especially education for girls – as a co...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Africa Armed Conflicts Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Environment Featured Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Source Type: news

Francophone West Africa Adds 3.8 Million New Family Planning Users
June 09, 2021IntraHealth International’sCivil Society for Family Planning (CS4FP) project partnered with nine countries in francophone West Africa to add 3.8 million additional family planning users and doubled the number of women using modern contraceptives in the region.For the past ten years, CS4FP has been working with strong, high-functioning civil society coalitions, young people, and religious and traditional leaders in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, and Togo (Ouagadougou Partnership countries) to collaborate with and advocate to governments to implement the...
Source: IntraHealth International - June 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Benin Burkina Faso C ôte d’Ivoire Guinea Mali Mauritania Niger Senegal Togo Civil Society for Family Planning & Reproductive Health Community Engagement Youth Source Type: news

Burkina Faso says at least 100 civilians killed in attack
NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Gunmen killed at least 100 people in a northern Burkina Faso village, the government said Saturday, in what was the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than 150 children are missing in latest Nigeria kidnapping raid
Students from an Islamic school in the north-central Nigerian state of Niger were indiscriminately shot and abducted Sunday by a group... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers prepare to send fungi for a ride around the moon
(Naval Research Laboratory) The fungus Aspergillus niger, along with its three mutant strains, are slated to rotate the moon on NASA's Orion Space Capsule in 2021 so researchers can improve their understanding of the fungi's natural and adapted defenses against radiation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 28, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Nigeria: Boko Haram Exploiting Covid-19 to Push Back Into Nigeria - Buhari
[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari says Boko Haram terrorists have taken advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to push back into Nigeria, while still launching raids in Chad, Cameroon, and Niger Republic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Covid-19 - Nigeria Continues to Record Low Infection Figures
[Premium Times] The seven new cases reported on Sunday occurred in Niger and Rivers states. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Niger's Edo 2020 Contingent Receives Covid-19 Vaccines
[This Day] Laleye Dipo in Minna (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Niger: Suspected jihadist attack kills 'at least 137'
Gunmen, believed to be jihadists, have raided villages near Niger's border with Mali shooting "at everything that moved," local... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Traumatic brain injury as vulnerability factor for the development of psychological disorders in a prospective single-event trauma traffic accident sample - Braun D, Sch öniger C, Pyrc J, Petrowski K.
Primary Objective: Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) present a relevant problem among individuals involved in traffic accidents. The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of TBI on the development of psychological symptoms after a traffic accident.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nigeria: Covid-19 - I Lost 10kg in 3 Weeks, Says Ex-Gov Victor Attah
[Vanguard] Co-chairman, Board of Trustees BoT of the Pan Niger Delta Forum PANDEF, and former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, has called for greater enforcement of COVID-19 regulations to deter people from flouting the protocols, saying violators should be punished for attempted murder. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Experience of domestic violence among pregnant women in rural and urban areas of Niger Delta region of Nigeria: risk factors, help-seeking resources and coping strategies - Tella AO, Tobin-West CI, Babatunde S.
BACKGROUND: Risk factors and coping strategies employed for domestic violence across rural and urban locales remains a topical public health concern. Geographic locations experiencing other forms of violence may contribute additional risk factors to domest... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

42 people including students abducted last week in Nigeria released
At least 42 people, including students, who were kidnapped last week in an armed raid at a state-run school in Kagara in Niger state,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Niger votes in presidential runoff to usher in first democratic transition
Niger votes on Sunday in the second round of a presidential election that is expected to usher in the first democratic transition of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lawyers Are Working to Put ‘Ecocide’ on Par with War Crimes. Could an International Law Hold Major Polluters to Account?
When a Nigerian judge ruled in 2005 that Shell’s practice of gas flaring in the Niger Delta was a violation of citizens’ constitutional rights to life and dignity, Nnummo Bassey, a local environmental activist, was thrilled. Bassey’s organization, Friends of the Earth, had helped communities in the Niger Delta sue Shell for gas flaring, a highly polluting practice that caused mass disruption to communities in the region, polluting water and crops. Researchers had found that those disruptions were associated with increased rates of cancer, blood disorders, skin diseases, acid rain, and birth defects&mdash...
Source: TIME: Science - February 19, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Mélissa Godin Tags: Uncategorized climate change Londontime Source Type: news

Lawyers Are Working to Put ‘Ecocide’ on a Par with War Crimes. Could an International Law Hold Major Polluters to Account?
When a Nigerian judge ruled in 2005 that Shell’s practice of gas flaring in the Niger Delta was a violation of citizens’ constitutional rights to life and dignity, Nnummo Bassey, a local environmental activist, was thrilled. Bassey’s organization, Friends of the Earth, had helped communities in the Niger Delta sue Shell for gas flaring, a highly polluting practice that caused mass disruption to communities in the region, polluting water and crops. Researchers had found that those disruptions were associated with increased rates of cancer, blood disorders, skin diseases, acid rain, and birth defects&mdash...
Source: TIME: Science - February 19, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Mélissa Godin Tags: Uncategorized climate change Londontime Source Type: news

Nigerian farmers and fishermen win U.K. court approval to sue Shell over oil spills in Niger Delta
In the latest case to test whether multinationals can be held to account for the acts of overseas subsidiaries, senior judges say... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: FG Distributes Palliatives to Ex-Bakassi Militants
[Daily Trust] Members of the defunct Bakassi Strike Force who laid down arms in 2018 have received succour from the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Spearheading Cancer Awareness Drive in Nigeria
[WHO] Minna -- Early cancer detection improves the chances of successful treatment, which presupposes the availability of equipped facilities and health workforce. Yet without the right information on prevention and care, many patients are diagnosed late, reducing their chances of survival. In her home state of Niger in North-Central Nigeria, Dr Amina Abubakar Bello, also the state's first lady, is spearheading a campaign to improve awareness and treatment of breast and cervical cancers - the most common cancers in women (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Psychosocial correlates of risky sexual behaviour amongst students in Niger Delta University, Bayelsa - Ebuenyi ID, Chikezie UE, Nwoke EA.
INTRODUCTION: globally young people constitute one quarter of the population. They are the most vibrant and productive sector, but they are also prone to more risky sexual behaviour (RSB) with attendant negative consequences. In the Niger Delta Region of N... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Africa: Elections in Africa Go On Amid Covid-19
[IPS] United Nations -- Central African Republic and in Niger held their presidential and parliamentary elections on 27 December 2020 to round up a challenging year where despite fears of disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic, most countries in Africa managed to stick to their scheduled elections. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

“Their Hope for a Brighter Future Inspires Us All”
By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Jan 23 2021 (IPS) Looking back upon 2020, we all bear the scars of a devastating year; none so much as girls and boys around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted education for over 1.6 billion children and youth globally and continues to do so. It has also deepened socio-economic inequities and heightened insecurities around the world, further impacting the lives of girls and boys everywhere. Ongoing, protracted conflicts, forced displacement and the worsening climate crisis were no less forgiving. Yasmine Sherif2020 was, in short, a brutal year for the world’s children and youth &nd...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Africa Armed Conflicts Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Middle East & North Africa Migrati Source Type: news

Suspected militants stormed two villages in western Niger late Saturday, killing at least 56 civilians and wounding 20 others. The...
Niger's government says gunmen have killed more than 70 people in a suspected terror attack near the border with Mali. The onslaught... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At least 70 killed in suspected Islamist attacks in Niger
Villages near western border zone with Mali hit by simultaneous strikes (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hope Thrives on Action
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot WaitBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Dec 23 2020 (IPS-Partners) As Mohammed, a Palestine refugee with impaired vision who attends a specialized UNRWA programme for children with disabilities, told us during our mission to Lebanon a week ago: “I was worried. I was worried that I could not continue my education because the programme was going to be cut. Now I have hope that I can continue to study and make my dream come true.” As 2020 comes to a close and we reflect on Education Cannot Wait’s mission this past year, two things stand out: hope and action. Amidst multipl...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Education Health Humanitarian Emergencies Source Type: news

Central African Republic: Continuity of HIV, TB and Malaria Services in Challenging Operational Environments
[GFO] The RAME, R éseau d'Accès aux Médicaments Essentiels (Access to Essential Medicines Network), commissioned a study in 2019 on community organizations' good practices, opportunities, and limitations in ensuring continuity of care in challenging operational environments (COEs). Five countries, classified as CO Es by the Global Fund, were selected to participate in the study: Central African Republic, Chad, Guinea, Mali, and Niger. RAME is the Francophone Africa platform of the Global Fund' (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Cameroon: Nigeria - Four Land Frontiers Reopened
[Cameroon Tribune] The borders include, that with Benin, Cameroon and Niger, while the rest will be opened from December 31, 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Exploring contemporary sea piracy in Nigeria, the Niger Delta and the Gulf of Guinea - Nwalozie CJ.
Piracy is a global crime which impedes the free movement of ships containing people and goods, with its attendant economic ramifications. The perpetrators are usually heavily armed, with sophisticated weapons to enable them to hijack a vessel or vessels an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Africa: Ifad Joins With Partners to Build Resilience and Boost Development in the Sahel
[IFAD] Rome -- The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is joining with the other Rome-based UN agencies (RBAs) - the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) - as well as the G5 Sahel and the Green Climate Fund to revitalize economic activities and food systems in the Group of Five Sahel countries (Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger) and in the Republic of Senegal. These efforts will strengthen the resilience of rural communities impac (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Niger Governor, Bello Tests Positive to Covid-19
[This Day] The Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has tested positive to COVID-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Niger: To Better Address the Covid-19 Crisis, Niger Should Focus On Health Measures and On Protecting Jobs and Livelihoods
[World Bank] Niamey -- ccording to the World Bank's latest Economic and Poverty Update for Niger published today, the COVID-19 pandemic has a significant impact on the economy and could trigger a recession if the many downside risks to economic activity materialize. The economic slowdown has already reversed the decline in the poverty rate seen for several years in Niger, pushing close to 270,000 Nigeriens into poverty this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Niger: Innovating for Health in Niger
[WHO] Niamey -- Ibrahima Guimba Saidou, Nigerian Minister and Special Advisor to the president, and CEO of the National Agency of Information Society, is spearheading the country's digital transformation. He speaks about the efforts being made to drive innovation in health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

West Africa: Covid-19, Conflict Drove 12 Million Children From School
[Norwegian Refugee Council] A staggering 12 million children missed up to four months of school across Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger due to Covid-19 restrictions. Meanwhile, 776,000 children were prevented from attending school the entire  year due to insecurity, new figures by the Norwegian Refugee Council have revealed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Donors pledge $1.7 billion for Burkina Faso, Mail and Niger
The United Nations says more than 20 donors have pledged nearly $1 billion for the three countries at the epicenter of a humanitarian crisis in Africa’s Sahel region for this year and over $700 million for 2021 and beyond (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

West Africa: The United States Announces Humanitarian Assistance for the Sahel Crisis Response
[State Department] Today, the United States announced nearly $152 million in humanitarian assistance to respond to the humanitarian crisis in the Sahel region countries of Niger, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, and Mali. This funding includes nearly $67 million from the State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration and more than $85 million from U.S. Agency for International Development's Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news