Tag: food

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT APPROVES THE NATIONAL MULTISECTORAL PLAN OF ACTION FOR FOOD AND NUTRITION

“The council today approves the National Policy on Food and Nutrition (NPFN) for the country and following the approval, which is forming the basis of a National Multi sectoral Plan of Action for Food (NMPFAN) and Nutrition, there will be, going forward, a budget line for food and nutrition in […]

NASARAWA STATE MULTISECTORAL PLAN OF ACTION FOR NUTRITION FORMALLY LAUNCHED

The Nasarawa State Multisectoral Plan of Action for Nutrition (NSMSPAN) has been formally launched. The Deputy Governor of the State Dr. Emmanuel A. Akabe unveiled the plan recently on 3rd September, 2021 in Lafia. While unveiling the plan Dr. Akabe said “Be rest assured that this has been developed; in […]

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 […]