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2 million women, children to participate in UNICEF

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 HUSSAINI Yero

United Nations Children Funds UNICEF, in collaboration with Zamfara State Primary Health Care development Agency has organized a five day women and Children Weekly conference with expected two million vulnerable women and children to participate.

The Executive Secretary of the agency Dr. Samaila Tukur, made this known in an interview with our correspondent in Gusau Friday.

Samaila Tukur said the aim of the program is to educate the participants on the danger of contracting diseases that could lead to loss of lives.

He added that the event schedule to kick up next week will be attended by pregnant women and children under the age of five next week.

He affirmed the agency’s health support for the women that will be achieved in collaboration with Zamfara State Government.

The agency according to him is committed to do everything  humanly possible to support children and pregnant women to improve their healthcare in the state.
Samaila Tukur called on the participants to adhere to the five-day conference in order to benefit from the awareness campaigns for their benefit.

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