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CS-SUNN HOSTS NUTRITION WEBINAR TO COMMEMORATE NIGERIA AT 60

Nigeria has the second highest burden of stunted children in the world, with a national prevalence rate of 32 percent of children under five. 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. Within the lifespan […]

CS-SUNN DELIVERS CAMPAIGN ON APPROVAL OF STATES’ MULTISECTORAL PLAN OF ACTION FOR NUTRITION

CS-SUNN has implemented a Twitter media campaign calling on State Executive Councils to approve their states’ multi -sectoral plan of action for Nutrition (SMPAN). The campaign, conducted on CS-SUNN Twitter handle, considered the targets of the plan, benefits of implementing the plan and urged state governments to approve and commence […]

CS-SUNN DELIVERS COVID-19 SUPPORT ACTIVITIES TO HOUSEHOLDS IN FCT, NIGERIA

CS-SUNN DELIVERS COVID-19 SUPPORT ACTIVITIES TO HOUSEHODLS IN FCT, NIGERIA. The COVID-19 pandemic impacts food and nutrition landscape and exacerbates the functionality of existing food/nutrition systems, making support from civil society particularly important during this unstable time. For this reason, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Nigeria’s nutrition space have been […]

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 […]

CS-SUNN DELIVERS UNITED CALL TO INCLUDE NUTRITION IN GOVERNMENT’S COVID-19 RESPONSE

CS-SUNN DELIVERS UNITED CALL TO INCLUDE NUTRITION IN GOVERNMENT’S COVID-19 RESPONSE In recent months, the world has been faced with the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), now declared a world-wide emergency. As at 24th April 2020, the world has recorded 2,709,483 cases and 190,872 deaths. Nigeria, recorded its first case on 27th […]