Category: Announcement

CS-SUNN SUPPORTS EFFORTS TO HARMONIZE SCALE-UP OF NUTRITION INTERVENTIONS IN NASARAWA STATE.

The Civil Society-Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria recently brought together nutrition/health coalitions and the media in Nasarawa state to harmonize efforts geared towards scaling up Nutrition interventions in the state. At a two-day meeting in the state, Mercy Asso, the State Chapter Coordinator stated that the meeting was necessitated to […]

WORLD FOOD DAY 2020: CS-SUNN CALLS FOR PRIORITIZATION OF NIGERIA’S FOOD FORTIFICATION AGENDA TO ADDRESS MALNUTRITION

Every year, the World Food Day is marked on the 16th October by over 150 countries including Nigeria. This commemoration promotes world-wide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and the need to ensure food and nutrition security for all. It provides an opportunity to call for global […]

CS-SUNN HOSTS NUTRITION WEBINAR TO COMMEMORATE NIGERIA AT 60

Nigeria has the second highest burden of stunted children in the world. The national prevalence rate of children under five stands at 32 percent. In addition, an estimated 2 million children in Nigeria suffer from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM). Malnutrition also accounts for about 50% of child mortality in Nigeria.   https://www.unicef.org/nigeria/nutrition. Within the […]

NIGERIA@60 LAUNCHING OF THE #LET US DO MORE CAMPAIGN

MESSAGE READ BY PROFESSOR NGOZI NNAM, SECRETARY, CS-SUNN BOARD OF TRUSTEES WHILE LAUNCHING THE “LET US DO MORE CAMPAIGN” AT THE CS-SUNN NUTRITION WEBINAR IN COMMEMORATION OF NIGERIA @ 60, ON OCTOBER 1ST, 2020. “Nutrition Security exists when all people at all times, consume food of sufficient quantity and quality, […]

CS-SUNN, OTHERS SUPPORT REVIEW MEETING ON ALLOCATION, RELEASES AND UTILIZATION OF NUTRITION BUDGET IN KADUNA STATE

Nutrition Stakeholders in Kaduna state have tasked the state government to expedite action on recruitment and deployment of trained nutritionist to Primary Health Care centres in 255 wards, in line with the Nutrition Minimum Service package, and the Primary Health Care Under One Roof (PHCUOR) requirement for manpower. The recommendation […]