Author: cs-sunn

POLICY BRIEF TO DRIVE NUTRITION COMMITTMENT IN RIVERS

According to the World Bank (2016), every dollar invested in nutrition interventions, would yield between $4 and $35 in economic returns. If the Government of Rivers state improves investments and releases funds timely for nutrition specific and sensitive interventions, this will:   R45 deaths per 1000 live births, and an […]

CS-SUNN CORNER WITH SPEAKER, NIGER STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, HON. ABDULLAHI BAWA WUSE

“I told you a while ago that the situation was really bad. The immediate speaker and those that matter undertook that visit to Lagos where they had the first interactive session with CS-SUNN on the issues of nutrition and since then it has become a point of duty in the […]

CS-SUNN ADVOCACY: MDAs IN KADUNA STATE PLEDGE TO FUND, SCALE-UP AND SUPPORT NUTRITION INTERVENTIONS

The Civil Society-Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) recently supported the Kaduna State Committee on Food and Nutrition (SCFN) on advocacy visits to twelve (12) nutrition line Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in Kaduna State to get commitments of the MDAs to scale up nutrition in the state. The MDAs […]

Nigeria Nutrition Response Plan for COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought social and economic crisis that is rapidly exacerbating an ongoing nutrition insecurity in Nigeria. To contain the spread of the pandemic in Nigeria, the government has put in place a number of measures, one of which is the lockdown in the three states of Lagos, Ogun, FCT […]

CS-SUNN CORNER WITH NIGER STATE NUTRITION OFFICER, ASAMAU ABUBAKAR MOHAMMED

Do you want to know how well Niger State has fared in the implementation of nutrition policies and activities aimed at improving the nutritional status of residents in Niger State? Read excerpts from CS-SUNN’s discourse with the State Nutrition Officer as we x-ray nutrition policy implementation and other nutrition issues […]

CS-SUNN ENGAGES MEDIA, KEY STAKEHOLDERS TO ADVANCE NIGERIA’S MICRONUTRIENT DEFICIENCY CONTROL AGENDA.

Micronutrient deficiency (MND) affects about two billion people all over the world. The major micronutrient deficiencies which are of public health importance include vitamin A, iron and iodine deficiencies. The deficiencies of these micronutrients cause a variety of morbidities and increased mortality which are most severe in children, adolescent girls […]