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Addressing stunting among children

A News Analysis By Ibukun Emiola News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Most people are unmindful of the connections between nutrition and physical growth of their children, especially in Africa, heath

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Malnutrition: Worse than COVID-19 in North West

As the nation turns its attention to the COVID 19 pandemic, bandits have continued their attack on villagers in Sokoto and Zamfara states, resulting in increased displacement of women and

Malnutrition: My saddest moment by Emir of Kano

Calls for establishment of Commission for Malnutrition in Nigeria ABUJA – The Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, on Wednesday revealed an incident that has remained his saddest moment since

Malnutrition: How UNICEF, Kaduna govt rescue children from early graves with RUTF

It was difficult to believe that children with such acutely-malnourished looks and in such huge number could be seen in just two local government areas of  Kaduna state.  They looked

How Nigeria loses 800,000 U5 children annually

… Malnutrition is underlying cause in 50% of cases In Nigeria, about 12.3million children suffer from chronic malnutrition, out of which 300,000 are at risk of dying. For those that