COVID-19: UNICEF conveys 257, 500 communiction materials in 3 states

The United Nations Children’s Emergency Funds (UNICEF) has conveyed 257,500 correspondence materials to upgrade mindfulness creation on COVID-19 pandemic.

The correspondence materials in any case called “Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC)” materials were conveyed to Jigawa, Kano and Jigawa States.

Mr Maulid Warfa, the UNICEF Chief in Kano Field Office, revealed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Kano.

Warfa said that 225, 000 SBCC materials were conveyed in Kano State, 32, 000 in Katsina State and 2,500 in Jigawa as a component of the store’s endeavors in battle the pandemic in the nation.

He said that the materials would help in disclosing to the open progressively about the pandemic, including the fundamental measures to be taken to forestall its spread.

He stated, “We prepared facilitators in states and neighborhood government regions on the most proficient method to make mindfulness on COVID-19 reaction. We likewise appropriated uber telephones (four for each ward), in Kano.

“UNICEF is an individual from the Kano State Task Force on COVID-19 and the Risk Communication Sub-board, supporting and prompting the state in the counteraction and reaction to the feared infection.

“We are supporting a radio and TV instructive learning for youngsters at home to keep going for starting three months,” he said.

Warfa said the sponsorship was being done in a joint effort with the Kano State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), the state Ministry of Education, Radio Kano and Abubakar Rimi Television (ARTV).

He said the sustenance segment of the field office had occupied with conversation with the states to think about an elective conveyance of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) treatment fully expecting lockdown either inside or statewide.

“Some portion of the technique remembers utilizing for network laborers as a stage determination and the board of confounded SAM cases,” he included.

The UNICEF official said it had encouraged a survey of the financial effect of COVID-19 in Kano state, with key accentuation on the present and potential monetary and human improvement impact of the pandemic.

Warfa included that the paper featured and proposed basic suggestions that the state could consider, in view of best practices.


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