The UNICEF has charged journalists in Kebbi State to propagate child survival, development, protection and child rights effectively.
This is part of a communiqué issued at the end of a four-day workshop on child and maternal health care organised by the fund in Birnin Kebbi.
A copy of the communiqué signed by Messrs Adebayo Ismail, Tamany Yusuf and Adamu Kanya, was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
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Development Communications (DevComs) Networkis calling for application from qualified journalists on the health beat in Lagos, Kaduna and Abuja for a six (6) months immersion program on maternal health issues, starting from March, 2017.
Bayo Onanuga, Managing Director, News Agency of Nigeria has urged journalists to explore other ways of enlightening Nigerians on the advantages of family planning.
He said this was necessary to address the misconceptions the public had about family planning.
Onanuga gave the advice in Abuja on Thursday when he received members of the Local Organising Committee of the 2016 National Family Planning Conference.