Nigeria Program Updates

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The bed nets, valued at $9.7 million, will be distributed in all local government areas of the state.
November 6, 2018

The U.S. government, through the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), recently donated 3.3 million bed nets for distribution in Akwa Ibom State.  PMI is jointly implemented by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

ministries, departments and agencies of government can work together with their civil society constituents
September 6, 2018

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today concluded a nine-year activity to improve the performance of state and local governments in Nigeria and increase involvement of civil society in the democratic process for the good of their communities.

Donation comes under an assistance agreement with Nigeria
August 27, 2018

On August 27, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced an additional development assistance to support achieving the development goals outlined in the bilateral Development Objectives Assistance Agreement between the U.S. and Nigerian governments signed in 2015.

Comprehensive data will help Nigeria monitor and assess the health status of the population
August 16, 2018

At a press conference on August 16, 2018, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Mission Director Erin Holleran joined the Honorable Minister of Health Prof. Issac Adewole to announce the 2018 Nigeria Demographic Health Survey (DHS) that will provide comprehensive data to monitor and assess the health status of the population.

USAID support helped Institute meet international standards
August 9, 2018

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Mission Director Erin Holleran today presented Minister of State for Health Dr. Osagie Ehanire a certificate of accreditation from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for quality control on behalf of a laboratory operated by the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD).