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World TB Day 2020
March 24, 2020

On World TB Day 2020, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the establishment of “local organizations networks” that will seek to drastically increase the level of tuberculosis (TB) cases detected and treated in Nigeria over the next five years. The networks, funded at $45 million are divided into three regions covering 18 states where data show the burden of TB to be highest. “With these new awards, USAID is making a major commitment to reducing and ultimately eradicating TB in Nigeria,” USAID Mission Director Stephen M. Haykin said of the new network.

Campaign helps to curb a leading killer of Nigerian children
July 26, 2019

At a ceremony held June 6, the United States handed over 2.3 million long lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets in Cross River state as part of its comprehensive effort to control malaria across Nigeria. The donation was made possible through the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and jointly implemented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Feed the Future ‘Country Plan’ will boost agri-business, nutrition, and resilience
July 18, 2019

On July 18, the governments of the United States and Nigeria jointly signed a declaration of partnership to launch a five-year Feed the Future Nigeria Country Plan to increase investments in food security, build greater resilience, and improve household nutrition in the country.

New USAID ‘Integrated Health Program’ Will Help Save Lives Among Vulnerable Nigerians
June 20, 2019

On June 18, the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a new flagship health activity that will help five states in Nigeria improve access to primary health care services, essential commodities, and increase demand for services.

USAID’s Conflict Mitigation Activity Promotes Peaceful Coexistence between Middle Belt Farmers and Herders
May 23, 2019

Over the last four years, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Engaging Communities for Peace in Nigeria (ECPN) activity has worked to promote peaceful coexistence between farmers and herders in Nigeria’s Middle Belt states. Implemented by Mercy Corps, ECPN has helped rural communities in Nassawara and Benue states that have recently found themselves at odds due to climate change, rising populations, and competition for dwindling resources.  


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Last updated: March 24, 2020

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