Health & Nutrition

Thursday 10 November 2016

SDI conducts Integrated Management of Childhood Illness Training for health workers in Lagos

By Lawrence Adetokunbo, Advocacy & Communications Officer, Lagos

A cross section of participants during the IMCI training conducted by the SDI team.

Save the Children, through the Stop Diarrhoea Initiative, recently held a a 6 day training for  front line health workers in Lagos State.

Wednesday 5 October 2016

Save the Children/HCB Trains Health Workers in Lagos

IMCI facilitators: (left to right) Mrs. Adeboboye, Christianah, Chief Nursing Officer; Dr. Opeyemi Odedere (MNCH Adviser SCI), Dr. Idowu, Dr. Ibukun Olatubosun (Medical- Officer- for- Health, Ojo LGA, Lagos), Dr. Oludara & Dr. Adeleke (Director and Deputy Director, Family Health and Nutrition, Lagos Ministry of Health), and Dr. Okoro (General Secretary, AGPMPN)

Thursday 8 September 2016

Aisha Buhari launches the National Food and Nutrition Policy

By James Bigila, Media Coordinator
Save the Children Nigeria applauds the Federal Government of Nigeria and in particular the Ministry of Budget and National planning on the recent launch of the National Food and Nutrition policy for Nigeria.
The policy which was launched on the 6th of September 2016 by the Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari seeks to improve the nutritional status of all Nigerians, with particular emphasis on the most vulnerable groups, i.e., children, women, and the elderly.
Friday 5 August 2016

FG to fully implement the National Health Act in 2017 – Minister of Health

By James Bigila, Media Coordinator

The Honourable Minister of Health (State), Dr. Osagie Ehanire has expressed the government’s commitment to fully implement the National Health Act in 2017 with provisions made for the implementation of the act in 2017.

Monday 4 April 2016

Nutrition Advocacy: Save the Children and CS-SUNN advocate for nutrtion funding in Agriculture

By James Bigila, Media Coordinator