Nigeria ranks 174 globally for child flourishing, survival
In a landmark report released by a Commission convened by the World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and The Lancet on Tuesday, Nigeria ranked 174 for performance on child flourishing. According to the report, the ranking is based on factors including measures of child survival and well-being such as health, education, nutrition, equity and income gaps of which Nigeria ranked 174 out of 180 countries, below Afghanistan, Sierra Leone and South Sudan. The report finds that the health and future of every child and adolescent worldwide is under immediate threat from ecological degradation, climate change and exploitative marketing practices that...
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