Daily Archives: February 23, 2016

USAID, Coca-Cola Foundation partner to fund $2m water project in Nigeria

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) mission office in Nigeria and Coca-Cola Africa Foundation have launched the third phase of the Water and Development Alliance (WADA) programme for safe water and hygiene facilities in public schools and hospitals.

At the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding for WADA III programme, in Lagos, USAID Director to Nigeria, Michael T. Harvey, said: “Today, we are consolidating a special partnership, one in which a private firm has joined with a U.S. government agency to contribute to a priority set by the government of Nigeria.”

Moderate alcohol consumption may lower risk of heart failure, a new study says

A new study by researchers at The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, examined the effects of alcohol on the heart.

The first study, published in the Journal of Internal Medicine, looked at how alcohol affects the risk of heart failure.