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Life and death: children’s battle with malnutrition in northern Nigeria

Six-months old Aisha Bilya looks frail and skeletal; she has very low weight for her height and clearly appears to be suffering from severe muscle wasting

 Nigeria continue to lose over 2600 under-five children to varied child-killer diseases like diarrhea, pneumonia, and malnutrition, daily;  its northern half account for about 2.2 million out of the country’s 2.5 million severely malnourished children   Six-month old Aisha Bilya looks frail and skeletal; she has very low weight for her

Child Stunting: Kano to scale up CMAM centres

By Adam Alqali In a bid to strengthen its fight against severe acute malnutrition, Kano state, which has one of the highest figures of stunted children in Nigeria, is planning to scale up the number of its Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) centres. This statement was made by the state commissioner

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