Health & Nutrition

Thursday 17 March 2016

Save the Children, UNICEF and CS-SUN advocate for Nutrition Resourcing in Nigeria

By James Bigila, Media Coordinator

 A town hall meeting of civil society groups was held on the 19th of February 2016 to address Nutrition resourcing and draw government’s attention to the problem of Malnutrition in Nigeria.

The event was held at the Bolton White Hotels Abuja and began with a press briefing with the Media in attendance.

Thursday 26 November 2015

The Government and Nigerian media partner towards better Nutrition Advocacy

By James Bigila, Media Coordinator

The Working to Improve Nutrition In Northern Nigeria (WINNN) programme organized a capacity building workshop cum field visit for News Producers and Editors from the 7th – 9th September 2015 in Zamfara State and 10th – 11th September, 2015 in Katsina State. Zamfara and Katsina states are two of the five states being supported by WINNN.

Wednesday 5 March 2014

Father’s day Blog

In Nigeria, more than 1 million children die each year before they reach the age of five. The country has one of the worst child mortality rates in the world and more than 24% of those that die are newborn babies.

Wednesday 5 March 2014

Muslim Leaders Advocacy Group For Maternal Child Health In Nigeria

In Nigeria, One in five children die before their fifth birthday. Over 40% of children miss out on school and work to earn a living. Health facilities are in bad shape and in need of repair, lacking basic equipments and drugs. In some districts in Northern Nigeria, less than 1% of children are fully immunised even though most child deaths are vaccine preventable.