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African experts urge investments in nutrition

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Robust investment in food security and nutrition programs tailor-made for vulnerable demographics including children, women and the elderly is key to hastening Africa's recovery...
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Fortified Rice – A Basic Dietary Necessity

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As the gatekeeper of your family’s wellbeing, you know that good nutrition is essential to a healthy life. The concept of ‘eating right’ as...
Ghana's political parties

Include Nutrition and Post-harvest losses in Party Manifestoes

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Mr Emmanuel Wullingdool, a development worker in the Upper East Region, has urged political parties to include nutrition and post-harvest losses in their manifestoes,...
Health Prison Egg

World Egg Day celebration: GNECS supports Tamale Central Prison with eggs to enhance nutrition

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The Ghana National Egg Campaign Secretariat (GNECS), as part of the World Egg Day celebration, has presented 1,850 pieces of eggs to the Tamale...
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UN calls for more efforts to improve nutrition status in Somalia

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Nutritional status of women and children in Somalia is improving but more needs to be done, says an UN-backed survey released in Mogadishu on...
Watermelon?

High yielding watermelon seed introduced to farmers

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A high yielding watermelon seed known as ELGHALI has been introduced to farmers to help boost their incomes and ensure nutrition for consumers. ...
Breastfeeding

COVID-19 pandemic: Breast Feeding should continue unabated

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The outbreak of the novel Coronavirus pandemic has brought in its wake, new ways of doing things and adjustments in the way people live...
Nestl Ghana

Twelve listeners win Nestlé Ghana Mother’s Day quiz

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A total of 12 listeners from Greater Accra, Ashanti and Central Regions have emerged winners of this year Mother’s Day quiz held during the...
Street Children

Kenya reaffirms commitment to protect children’ welfare

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday his government will remain focused on guaranteeing that children enjoy basic rights, including the right to education, nutrition,...
nutrition

Nutrition and post-harvest losses sub-committee inaugurated in East Gonja

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An 11-member Nutrition and Post-harvest losses sub-committee to support the implementation of policies on addressing issues of nutrition and post-harvest losses in the East...
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Ghanaians Encouraged to Consider Dairy Nutrition

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Ghanaians have been urged to make dairy nutrition an essential part of their diet. Madam Fatoumata Doro, the Country Manager of Arla...
Nutrition Habits

Mrs. Rebecca Akufo Addo appeals for deliberate actions on nutrition habits

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First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has called for a deliberate national policy on nutrition education that includes; school curricula, public education, promotion of healthy...
Cornelia

IFAD Vice-Prez calls for additional investments and focus on rural development in Global South

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The Vice-President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD),Cornelia Richter, has said that the world needs to harness the power of...
Dr. Isatou Jallow

Nutrition: A Necessity for Africa’s Development

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Dr. Isatou Jallow, an International Nutritionist from Gambia, speaking at the 2nd African Youth SDGs Summit made a great call for the inclusion of...
nutrition

Zambia committed to scaling up nutrition

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Zambian Vice-President Inonge Wina has said his country is committed to scaling up nutrition to reduce hunger and malnutrition, state-run news agency reported on...
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Parents receive education on nutrition and hygiene

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Madam Naomi Ahortor, a Senior Nursing Officer in Public Health on Nutrition and Food Management has said the human body needed essential nutritional substances...
Alhaji Sulemana Alhassan, Upper West Regional Minister

Issues of Nutrition in Ghana Cannot be Down Played – Minister

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Alhaji Sulemana Alhassan, Upper West Regional Minister has stated that they can no longer neglect nutrition issues as it has become a social canker...
World Vision

World Vision International supports schools in Garu-Tempane

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World Vision International (WVI) has supported 10 basic schools at Kpikpira, in the Garu-Tempane District of the Upper East Region with hand washing materials...
nutrition

AfDB to Grow African Agriculture and Nutrition Through Phatisa Food Fund

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) today approved US$10 million equity investment in Phatisa Food Fund2 (PFF2) to boost...
HIV-and-AIDS

MMDAs Cautioned Against Misapplying HIV/AIDS Funds

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Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been urged to stop misapplying funds meant to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS infection. Mr. Mukaila Adamu of...
Kwashiorkor

Urban Diets Presents Roo for a Policy Action for Trends, Challenges

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On the eve of the Laureate Award Ceremony where African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina will receive the World Food Prize, the Global Panel...
agriculture

Kenya to host conference on agriculture, nutrition

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More than 1,000 experts and ministers from across the globe will in mid June attend a conference on agriculture and nutrition to help transform...
Agriculture

FAO, WAHO Join Force To Promote Health And Nutrition

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The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations and the West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO) have signed a partnership agreement to support...
Children at a kindergarten in Dingwei county, Guizhou province are having their nutritional meals. A total of 181 pre-school children in the county, which is among the 20 poorest in the province, have been offered nutritional meals each day since the fall semester of last year. (Photo by People’s Daily Online)

Nutrition Improvement Project Covers Over 36 Million Chinese Students

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More than 36 million students from 134,000 primary and junior high schools in impoverished rural regions have benefited from China's nutrition improvement program since...
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R N G Research Lab to begin production

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R N G Medicine Research Lab, with Dr. Nyarkotey Obu, a well-known advocate in the fight against prostate cancer as a member of the...

2nd Africa Open Data Conference To Be Hosted In Ghana

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Ghana has been selected to host the second Africa Open Data Conference (AODC) in July. A statement issued by the National Information and Technology Agency...

Aust’n scientists doing research on fish sauce to improve nutrition in Southeast Asia

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Australian scientists believe fish sauce could help prevent the development of the deadly disease beriberi in Southeast Asia after studies showed that adding vital...

NPP: Ephson Must Switch Career

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Pollster and managing editor of Daily Dispatch, Ben Ephson, would be better served writing about nutrition than engaging in election surveys because his poll...
Food4all YALI Cohorts Sustainable Farms Fund

Food4all YALI to cater for nutritional needs of African communities

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An innovative initiative that will enhance food security and improve the livelihoods of children in orphanages and vulnerable communities across Africa was launch...
Ghana Dietic Asssociation

Foundation puts together international conference on NCDs

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The initiative was aimed at checking malnutrition, which is a major challenge in Africa. The conference sponsored by AstraZeneca and Edusei Foundation, was to...