Over 72,688 caregivers and 2,594 healthcare workers have been reached in Kano and Sokoto states, as part of efforts to combat childhood diarrhoea in northern Nigeria.
The African Union recently declared year 2022 as the Year of Nutrition for Africa, as part of initiative to fight hunger and malnutrition on the continent. The forum was used by the continent’s Heads of State, to send powerful signals to its 55 member states to prioritise better nutrition and health for their citizens…
President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, yesterday, promised to enter into an agreement with states, local governments and indigenous producers of Nutri-K’s Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food
As part of efforts aimed at supporting well-being of children and fight malnutrition in the country, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc
In an effort to end malnutrition in Africa, BNSL Limited has re-launched its micronutrient powder, ENRICH, which is focused predominantly on young children.
Nigerians have expressed worry that ever-rising prices of protein-rich foods in the country will, if not checked, compound malnutrition and worsen infant/nursing women morbidity
25 Sep 2021
As Boko Haram insurgency forces thousands of residents of the northeastern part of the country to flee their homes and live in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps
9 Sep 2021
As a response to the ugly trend of malnutrition in Ibeju Lekki Local Government Area (LGA) of Lagos State, the Oladele Fajemirokun Foundation, in collaboration with AIICO Insurance PLC...
30 Jun 2021
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is to lead the Federal Government’s collaboration with the United Nations to improve Nigeria’s food systems.
29 Jun 2021
Experts in food, nutrition and health have identified fortification of commonly consumed foods with micronutrients as key to ending malnutrition.
18 Dec 2020
A five-year nutrition action plan that would guide implementation of intervention programmes to address hunger and malnutrition across all sectors in Nigeria has been approved by the National Council on Nutrition.
21 Sep 2020
The United Nations Children’s Find (UNICEF) has organised a three-day training on Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices for health workers in Plateau.