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Les enfants n’apprennent pas ? Parfois des lunettes sont la solution

WASHINGTON et NEW YORK, 11 décembre 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Les enfants ayant une déficience visuelle sont en retard aussi bien en termes de scolarisation que d’acquis pédagogiques, selon une nouvelle étude de la Banque mondiale et de l’EYElliance publiée lors de la Journée internationale des personnes handicapées. Des programmes de santé oculaire en milieu scolaire, qui […]

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‫‫شركة إلكي للأنظمة الداخلية تستحوذ على شركة المقاعد والديكور الأوروبية شلوفر جي أم بي أتش، ديزاين 2 وورك وديزاين 2 وورك إنترناشيونال

هذا التحرك يوسع قدرات مبيعات التجزئة الدولية المتنامية للشركة للتصميم والبناء أوك بروك، إلينوي، 11 كانون الأول/ديسمبر، 2019 / بي آر نيوزواير / — أعلن ممثلو شركة إلكاي للأنظمة الداخلية إلكاي Elkay Interior Systems  التي مقرها ملووكي بولاية إلينوي اليوم عن استحواذ الشركة الأميركية على شركة شوفلر جي أم بي أتش، وهي شركة مقاعد وديكور […]

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Children not learning? Sometimes eyeglasses offer a solution

WASHINGTON and NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Children with visual impairment are lagging behind in both school enrollment and learning outcomes, according to new research from the World Bank and the EYElliance released on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. School eye health programs, which provide vision screening and eyeglasses to children in […]

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Uganda’s “Child Soldier Reintegration” Project Receives UNAOC-BMW Group Intercultural Innovation Award

MADRID, Spain, Dec. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Child Soldier Reintegration” project of the organization Grassroots Reconciliation Group (GRG) in Uganda was selected as one of ten global grassroots initiatives to receive the prestigious Intercultural Innovation Award from the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group, during an Awards Ceremony held […]

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Vision Impact Institute: New Reports on State of Vision Will Renew Global Focus on the Societal Impact of Poor Vision

First WHO World Health Report on Vision and Essilor Report on Eliminating Poor Vision underscore need to include vision health in global public health agenda DALLAS, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Vision Impact Institute welcomes the release of two new complementary and aligned reports on the state of vision that raise awareness of the need […]


Despite significant increase in birth registration, 17 Million of Nigeria’s children remain ‘invisible’ – UNICEF

The number of children whose births are officially registered has increased significantly in Nigeria from 30 per cent in 2013 to 43 per cent in 2018 by integrating birth registration into health services. Still, about 17 million children under-5, or 1 …


Niger State presents N148. 211b Budget

The Niger State Governor, in North Central Nigeria, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has presented a budget of N148. 211 billion for the 2020 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly.The 2020 Budget is 13.2 percent lower than that of 2019.The break dow…


Oil prices fall, U.S. crude stocks jump

Oil prices fell on Wednesday after industry data showed an unexpected build-up of U.S. crude inventories and as investors waited to see if a fresh round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods would come into force on Sunday.Brent futures LCOc1 fell 48 cents …


NSE index gains by 0.19%

Trading on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange has ended on a positive note on Wednesday after a long streak of losses, giving investors hope.The All Share Index inched up slightly by 0.19 percent or 49.79 basis points from 26,384.21 basis points …


NCC restates commitment to fight financial crime

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has reiterated its commitment to curb financial fraud through telecommunications platforms.The Commission gave the assurance on in Abuja at the 4th quarter 2019 Industry Consumer Advisory Forum meeting, open…