FG reiterates commitment to improve health of Nigerian children

Written by on August 30, 2022

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to take measures to improve the health of children in Nigeria.

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire said this it at a workshop organised by the Pediatrics Association of Nigerian (PAN), in collaboration with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on Monday in Abuja.

Ehanire said the workshop was on the dissemination of findings from the Human Centered workshop on “Improving the Demand, Delivery and Uptake of Routine Immunisation in Nigeria”.

According to him, the development is aimed at reducing the fatalities from diarrhoea caused by the virus.

He said that the rotavirus vaccine had the potential to avert more than 110,000 deaths in 10 years.

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