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NAFDAC calls for compliance to breast milk substitute marketing code

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called for compliance to the Marketing Breast Milk Substitutes (BMS) Code, saying it is affecting infant nutrition.

Nigerian Army targets 8,000 for medical outreach in Rivers

The Nigerian Army says it is targeting about 8,000 men, women and children in its free medial outreach aimed at treating patients in Rivers State.

Federal government increases maternity leave to four months

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, said this when he addressed a plenary session at the ongoing 107th International Labour Conference holding in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday.

Preacher: Mo Salah’s injury is God’s punishment for breaking Ramadan fast

Kuwaiti preacher, Mubarak al-Bathali, claimed in a tweet that God punished Mohamed Salah for eating before the Champions League final.

Rivers government promises to partner UNICEF to encourage breastfeeding

Rivers State Government on Thursday promised to partner with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) to encourage breastfeeding.

Kano Hisbah Board records 106 cases in March

The Kano State Hisbah Board received 106 cases in March and it covered prostitution, matrimonial disputes and disagreements among neighbours, Malam Umar Yahaya said on Wednesday.

UNICEF: CAR leads 8 African countries most risky for newborns

Eight out of the 10 most dangerous places to newborns are in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new report by UNICEF.

Women cut diabetes risk by breastfeeding – scientists

Breastfeeding for six months or longer appears to significantly cut the risk of women developing type 2 diabetes, a 30-year study in the United States has revealed.

NGO wants training on reproductive health for persons with disabilities

Disability Journey Initiative, DJI, an NGO, has urged government, NGOs and stakeholders to train persons living with disabilities on their reproductive health needs to enable them to live productive lives.

Progress on balanced food goals ‘poor’ in Africa – FAO

Africa is making only faltering progress towards food and nutrition security, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned.

Nigeria has highest number of malnourished children – Zainab Ahmed

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said that the nation has the highest number of mal-nourished children.

Exclusive breastfeeding develops child’s immunity – experts

Nursing mothers have again been counselled to feed their babies only on breast milk for their first six months to develop the babies’ immune system.

Delay in breastfeeding can lead to breast engorgement – Gyneacologist

Dr Charles Agugua, a gynecologist with a private hospital on Thursday said delay in breastfeeding after birth could lead to breast engorgement.

Over 200,000 deaths result from inadequate breastfeeding

Nigeria is among three countries contributing 236,000 deaths yearly from inadequate breastfeeding.

103,742 Nigerian children lost annually to low uptake of exclusive breastfeeding

The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) says 103,742 children die annually in Nigeria due to lack of exclusive breastfeeding.

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