Emir of Kano advocates national agency for nutrition

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II has called for the establishment of an independent national body to handle issues of nutrition in the country. Sanusi who made the call at a Conference in Abuja on Wednesday, explained that if some communicable diseases could have national agencies, there should also be a body or an agency focusing on nutrition to address malnutrition in the country.

He said most diseases affecting children, had malnutrition as underline cause, hence the need to tackle that head on.

Reprieve for a rural community

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Kuchinda’s lack is well known. In fact, residents have since come to terms with the fact that they have little to be happy about. They are located in Karu Local Government Area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), but that brings little comfort.
It is occupied by farmers, and petty traders with little or no access to basic amenities such as primary health care, safe drinking water and good roads.
The quest to meet these demands unfortunately has yielded no result.

FOMWAN Takes Maternal, Child Advocacy To Palace, Muslim Communit Source: https://thewhistler.ng/story/fomwan-takes-maternal-child-advocacy-to-palace-muslim-community

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Federation of Muslim Women's Association in Nigeria (FOMWAN) has taken its advocacy on maternal and child health to the palace of the Akran of Badagry as well as the Muslim community.

Addressing journalists at his palace, the Akran of Badagry, Wheno Aholu Menu-Toyi, said: “I assure you that your request will be granted because we are for the people. As far as we are concerned, we will make sure that we speak with the government, members of the House and all the notable people in the community to make sure that what you are advocating is realised.

The Midwifery Services We Need To Deliver Family Planning — Toyin Saraki

Sunday, November 13, 2016

The 4th Nigeria Family Planning Conference in Abuja this week hosted the Africa regional launch of The Lancet Maternal Health Series. National and international health leaders were on hand for this important gathering, including the Honourable Minister of Health Isaac Folorunso Adewole and Wellbeing Foundation Africa’s Founder, Her Excellency Toyin Saraki, Global Goodwill Ambassador to the International Confederation Of Midwives, UNFPA Nigeria Family Planning Champion and wife of Nigeria’s Senate President, and Professor Oona Campbell, author of the 2016 Lancet Maternal Health Series.

FG to Meet Family Planning Obligations

Saturday, November 12, 2016

The Minister Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said that Federal Ministry of Health would continue to meet all its financial obligations towards the provision of family planning commodities in the country despite the economic challenges.
The Minister made this known  while declaring open the 4th Nigeria Family Planning Conference 2016 in Abuja, organized by the Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with Association of the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP) and Development Partners.