WHO - Saving Lives Through RAcE in Nigeria

World Health Organisation
Publication Date:
2 February 2018
Nigeria, Children and Youth, Health and Medicine, International Organizations and Africa

Through the Rapid Access Expansion Programme (RAcE) in Nigeria, community health workers have treated over 1.25 million cases of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea in children under five. RAcE, funded by Global Affairs Canada through the World Health Organization and led by the Ministry of Health in Niger and Abia states, has successfully demonstrated the feasibility and scalability of integrated community case management (iCCM) for childhood illnesses


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