Day: May 26, 2020

2020 GLOBAL NUTRITION REPORT: NIGERIA ON COURSE TO MEET GLOBAL TARGETS FOR U-5 OVERWEIGHT

2020 GLOBAL NUTRITION REPORT: NIGERIA ON COURSE TO MEET GLOBAL TARGETS FOR U-5 OVERWEIGHT The 2020 Global Nutrition report (GNR 2020) has been launched amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the world’s leading report on the state of global nutrition. This year’s report titled “Action on Equity to end malnutrition” […]

2020 OPEN DATA DAY: CS-SUNN RECOMMENDS AN OPEN UNIFIED DATABASE IN NIGERIA

  In commemoration of the 2020 Open Data Day, the Civil Society-Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) hosted a virtual meeting on the 15th of May, 2020. The virtual meeting which was convened by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter of the alliance drew thirty-five participants (35) from CS-SUNN Steering […]

FMOH UNFOLDS FOOD AND NUTRITION RESPONSE PLAN FOR COVID-19 PANDEMIC

  Nigeria has developed a Food and Nutrition Response Plan for the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan is a joint effort of nutrition partners/stakeholders in Nigeria with guidance from the Federal Ministry of Health. It focuses on nutrition issues to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 and prevent malnutrition among young children […]

COVID-19: NAFDAC RELEASES GUIDANCE NOTE ON DONATION/MARKETING OF BREASTMILK SUBSTITUTES (BMS) FOR INFANTS

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), pursuant to provisions of the NAFDAC Act, CAP N1 LFN 2004 and the Marketing (Breastmilk Substitutes) Act CAP M.5 LFN 2004 and the BMS regulations (in keeping with the WHO International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes) has provided […]