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Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) says the nutritional status of the Nigerian child has received a boost with the successful training of over 200 Community Health Influencers, Promoters and Services (CHIPS), Community

The Nigerian Orthopaedic Association (NOA) says 1.5 million Nigerians suffer from arthritis, while 350 million people are affected globally. Arthritis is an inflammatory condition that causes pain and stiffness in joints, which can worsen with

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians to stop the consumption and distribution of infant formulas manufactured by Able Groupe, a US based company. The infant formulas from

use of dietary supplements

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians against the use of dietary supplements produced by Miss Slim The agency gave the caution in a public alert issued by

A meat scientist at the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, Dr. Isaiah Okere has warned against the use of chemicals for the preservation of meats and food items as he says they

– Kano, Kaduna, Lagos two others develop effective nutrition budget monitoring mechanisms. Five states of Kano, Kaduna, Niger, Nasarawa and Lagos now boast of properly coordinated sectorial policies, planning, programming and monitoring of nutrition budgeting

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control NAFDAC has arrested 24 hawkers and retailers of unregistered aphrodisiacs sex enhancing herbal medicines in Sokoto. NAFDAC’s Sokoto Cordinator Garba Adamu, on Wednesday said NAFDAC

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As a way of protecting mothers from aggressive marketing of breast-milk substitutes, the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Wednesday unveiled a document to support compliance to breastfeeding code implementation

By Goodness Anenih, Abuja The World Health Organisation WHO says initiation of breastfeeding within the first hour of birth, followed by exclusive breastfeeding for six months and continued breastfeeding for up to two years or