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Friday 14 October 2016

STAKEHOLDERS AND GOVERNMENT COMMIT TO EDUCATE ALL GIRLS IN GOMBE STATE BY 2030

By James Bigila, Media Coordinator

Recently, Save the Children Nigerian in conjuction with the Ministry for Economic planning in Gombe state held a  Stakeholders Parley on Girl Education which focused on sharing insights on the position of Development partners, Government, Legislature, Traditional and Religious Leaders/Institutions in ensuring all girls complete their Senior Secondary School by 2030 in Gombe 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.

Thursday 16 June 2016

NAFDAC Calls for Mutual Collaboration in Ensuring Compliance of the Breast Milk Substitute Code

By George Akor, Advocacy and Policy Advisor.

The Acting Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC), Mrs Yetunde Oni has pledged the agency’s leadership to ensure that Nigerian children are well fed from infancy with the right quality of food for their survival, mental and physical development. 

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