vivienneirikefe

my blog is on global science related issues; especially on the environment and health

Category: video

Maternal and child mortality lecture in Lagos

According to UNICEF, every single day Nigeria loses about 2,300 under five children and 145 women of childbearing age. This makes the country the second largest contributor to the under-five and maternal mortality rate in the world.

Filthy Environment will continue to Obstruct Malaria Elimination in Nigeria

International Waste Summit in Lagos

The theme of the three day summit is Financing Waste Management in Developing Economies. Papers presented include:Funding waste management infrastructure, national strategy for private sector participation in waste management and concept and principles of best practices in sustainable waste management.

in an interview with Keluo Chukwuogo a process systems engineer with BOSKEL he said waste right now are being burried by various governments in borrowed pits: ‘every waste that comes from municipalities are put together inside that pit and these waste include medical, industrial and normal household waste, and the problem is that they keep decaying and rainfall keeps leaching out pollutants from this waste into the ground water that we use, so we are therefore laying time bombs for generations unborn.’

A 40 year old Nigerian woman with Brain tumour needs financial help for surgery