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NBS, UNICEF collate National Immunization data

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS in collaboration with the United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF has commenced data collection on the National Immunization coverage Survey for this year.

To this end, the Bureau solicits support from Respondents in the four pilot states of Anambra, Kano, Plateau and Oyo.

A Statement by the Head, Public Affairs and International Relations of the NBS, Mr.Joel Ichedi, assures that data provided will be used for Statistics purposes and treated with confidentiality.

The Statement explains that survey is the largest source of data on women and children worldwide focusing on issues such as health, education, child protection, water and sanitation.

The survey is also aimed at measuring the achievements of some of the targets of the Sustainable Development Goals SDGs and other international Commitments.

Annabel Nwachukwu

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