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Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 9:30am

Bauchi, Nigeria – At a ceremony held on November 29, the United States handed over to health officials here 3.85 million long lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets 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. 

The handover ceremony marked the start of a five-day distribution of bed nets valued at $7.7 million across all local government areas in the state. The U.S. government also provided an additional $2 million for logistics, transportation and community mobilization –a total contribution of $9.7 million. The Bauchi government provided the storage facility and led the planning, coordination, and distribution effort.

Since 2013, the $45.3 million SMILE activity has scaled up support services in 47 localities in Nigeria
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 9:15am

In a ceremony on November 28, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) concluded a five-year activity that provided support for 500,000 children orphaned or made vulnerable by the AIDS epidemic, and 125,000 of their caregivers. 

USAID will provide 500,000 families in six states access to a reliable supply of clean, piped water
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 8:45am

The United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), today launched a new urban water and sanitation activity that will provide 500,000 families in six states access to a reliable supply of clean, piped water, to the benefit of three million Nigerians.

Strengthened the capacity of Nigerian civil society organizations (CSOs) to advocate for reforms
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:15am

In a ceremony on November 8, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) concluded a five-year activity to strengthen the capacity of Nigerian civil society organizations (CSOs) to advocate government institutions for reforms that improve transparency, accountability and inclusive governance.

The bed nets, valued at $9.7 million, will be distributed in all local government areas of the state.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 9:15am

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
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 8:45am

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
Monday, August 27, 2018 - 8:30am

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
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 8:00am

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
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 7:45am

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).

Funds will help ensure 'free, fair, transparent, and peaceful' Nigeria polls
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 11:30am

On June 22, the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) amended a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to extend their joint funding arrangements to support Nigeria’s electoral processes through 2020 with an increased DFID contribution.

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Last updated: September 07, 2018

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