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NGO to Address Shortage of Female Health Personnel

NGO to Address Shortage of Female Health Personnel

 A memorandum of Understanding MOU has been signed by the Katsina State local government service commission and a non-governmental organisation ,Women for Health (W4H) to address the shortage of health personnel especially women at the Primary Health Centers across the state. National Program officer W4H , Dr. Fatima Adamu said the program was conceived to […]

Better Risk Assessment Central To Impact Of UK Aid Funds, Says Watchdog

Better Risk Assessment Central To Impact Of UK Aid Funds, Says Watchdog

The Department for International Development’s approach to managing aid in conflict zones is often weakened by a desire to protect its own reputation, with staff reporting confusion over how to implement DfID’s key policies, a report has found (pdf). According to the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (Icai), which investigates taxpayer-funded UK aid, DfID staff […]

UK Not Doing Enough For Conflict-Stricken Northern Nigeria, MPs Warn

UK Not Doing Enough For Conflict-Stricken Northern Nigeria, MPs Warn

Britain is not doing enough to help northern Nigeria, where millions of people have had their lives ruined by the Islamic militant group Boko Haram. The gap between Nigeria’s poor and conflict-stricken north and more prosperous south could widen, a report by the international development committee said (pdf). Nigeria went through its first democratic transfer […]

Aid Watchdog Urges DfID To Consolidate Gains On Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Aid Watchdog Urges DfID To Consolidate Gains On Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

The UK has brought water, sanitation and hygiene improvements to almost 63 million people in poorer countries over the past few years, but its aid programmes still need to be more sustainable, targeted and detailed, according to the independent aid watchdog. In a new report, the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (Icai) says the Department […]