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Acute malnutrition hits 200,000 children in Katsina

Katsina State Nutrition Officer, Abdulhadi Abdulkadir, thursday said no fewer than 200,000 children were suffering from acute malnutrition in the state.

UNICEF: Malnutrition a threat to children in northern Nigeria

The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has raised concerns that children in some northern Nigerian states, particularly Borno, Adamawa and Yobe, are at risk severe malnutrition.

Federal government spends N1.8 billion on prevention, treatment of malnutrition in 18 states

Federal Ministry of Health says it has disbursed over N1.8 billion for the prevention and treatment of malnutrition in 18 states in the last two years.

Reports: Severe acute malnutrition still on increase in Katsina

Recent nutrition survey indices have shown that Severe Acute Malnutrition, SAM, is still on the increase in Katsina State and home state of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Gombe: Lack of volunteers jeopardize community management of severe malnutrition

A lack of volunteers who interface between parents of Severe Acute Malnourished children (SAM) at different communities in Gombe State has continued to endanger the smooth running of the community based management of SAM, which was endorsed by the United Nations (UN) in 2007.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Malnutrition: Jigawa government begins preparation of local therapeutic food

The Jigawa State Government has commenced local preparation of Ready-To-Use-Therapeutic-Food to fight malnutrition among children in the state.

Borno IDPs lament poor conditions, NEMA says camp illegal

Some Internally Displaced Persons at Fariya camp in Maiduguri, Borno, have decried their poor living condition amidst Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.

Minister: 2.5 million Nigerian children are malnourished

The Federal Government has confirmed that 2.5 million children under the age of five are currently affected with severe acute malnutrition in Nigeria.

Jigawa govt partners UNICEF to eradicate malnutrition in children

Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa has reiterated the state government’s determination to collaborate with UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to eradicate acute malnutrition in children.

Governor El-Rufai orders supply of medicine for malnourished children

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has ordered the supply of more Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) for the treatment of malnourished children, an official said.

Dangote commits N36 billion to malnutrition intervention plan

The Dangote Foundation, on Wednesday, said it would commit N36 billion to implement its malnutrition intervention plan in Nigeria from January 2018.

Kano releases counterpart fund for treatment of malnourished children

Kano State Government says it has released N294 million, as its counterpart fund, to UNICEF for the purchase of Ready-to-Use-Therapeutic-Food (RUTF) for the management and treatment of severely malnourished children in the state.

Kano releases N294m for treatment of malnourished children

Kano State Government says it has released N294 million, as its counterpart fund, to UNICEF for the purchase of Ready-to-Use-Therapeutic-Food (RUTF) for the management and treatment of severely malnourished children in the state.

Katsina govt releases N350m for treatment of malnourished children- official

The Katsina State Government has released N350 million as its contribution to UNICEF for the purchase of Ready-to-Use-Therapeutic-Food (RUTF) for treatment of malnourished children in the state.

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