Nigeria

Empowerment of female adolescents, at the individual level, is thought to be an important factor associated with norms and health, but the Female Empowerment Index has not previously been used to explore empowerment in relation to specific health outcomes or behaviors.

This brief provides rigorous evidence-based insights to policy makers, implementers, and researchers of social and behavior change programs on maternal and child nutrition during the 1,000-day period between a woman’s pregnancy and her child’s second birthday.

Misinformation on COVID-19 in rural Nigeria was widespread. Rumors included that only those in cities, Egyptians, the rich, or people over 40 could get sick. In addition, rumours spread that alcohol consumption could prevent COVID-19 (based on the use of alcohol hand sanitizer), or that eating raw garlic could prevent it.

Lassa Fever Posters

These posters describe symptoms and prevention of Lassa Fever in English, Yoruba, Pidgin, Hausa and Igbo.

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