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“About 7 Nigerian women die every hour from pregnancy related causes.” – WHO

“Nigeria accounts for 19% of the maternal deaths worldwide.”– WHO, UN, World Bank

“Nigeria currently ranks 152 (out of 188 countries) in the human development index” – UNDP

“Nigeria is the first African country to completely control an Ebola outbreak.”

“3 million bottles of codeine are consumed daily in Kano and Jigawa states alone – NDLEA”

“Nigeria carries 9 percent of the global HIV disease burden; second-largest in the world”

“Nigeria carries 7 percent of the global TB burden, the second-largest in the world.”

“HIV remains the leading cause of death in Nigeria.” – GBD, 2016

“Majority of Nigerian youths start abusing drugs by age 20 – NENDU”

“About 66, 000, 000 Nigerians do not have access to improved drinking water sources – MICS, 2016”

“Nigeria accounts for the highest proportion of deaths from malaria globally – World Malaria Report, 2017”

” Since 2016, there has been no reported case of Polio in Nigeria.”

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