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15 Sep
Director General of Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency (CRSPHCDA), Dr. Janet Ekpenyong, has asked women to choose between making sure their breasts remain pointed
26 Aug
To further emphasise its commitment to maternal and child healthcare, a leading health maintenance organisation, Avon Healthcare Limited (Avon HMO), will tomorrow, August 27, 2022, hold its first-ever breastfeeding//
19 Aug
A Nutrition Manager with the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Kano Field Office, Elhaji Diop, says maternal breastfeeding decreases risk of breast cancer.
8 Aug
*Lists obstacles to realizing SDGs by 2030 As the world breastfeeding week celebration comes to a close, lactating mothers including People living with Disabilities, (PWDs), in local communities of the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), have been told to embrace exclusive breastfeeding for the wellbeing of their newborns. Chief Executive Officer, (CEO), of March Health Care…
7 Aug
The world breastfeeding week celebrated from 1st to 7th of August is a worldwide celebration that occurs yearly in over 120 countries across the globe. World breastfeeding week seeks to underline the positive effects of breastfeeding on both maternal and baby health as well as encouraging, safeguarding and supporting women’s rights to breastfeed anywhere and…
7 Aug
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have decried the poor exclusive breastfeeding status of nursing mothers in Nigeria, as over 70 per cent of infants are denied its benefits.
5 Aug
Elizabeth Lola Alonge is the founder of the Child Health Advocacy Initiative (CHAI), a healthcare and development non-profit organisation focused on promoting the health and wellbeing
2 Aug
United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organisation (WHO) have urged governments to commit more resources to breastfeed, especially for most vulnerable families in emergency settings.
1 Aug
As Nigeria joins rest of the world to commemorate this year’s World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), which kicks off today, nutrition and breastfeeding experts have decried the rapidly dwindling breastfeeding rate nationally and the rise of malnutrition in children...
12 Jun
It was the custom of the king of Israel in those days to take dinner with his principal officers on the first few days of the new month. Saul happened to be the king of Israel
4 Apr
Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, and former head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Helen Clark have called for an end to the “aggressive” and “unethical” marketing of infant formula.
8 Jan
Executive Director, Edie and Amy Company, Njideka Sanya, has urged nursing mothers and pregnant women to practise safe breastfeeding methods to curb side effects.

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