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SNV laments increasing malnutrition rate in Northern Region

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The Northern Region leads as the region with the most number of children under age 5 with stunted growth. The percentage of stunting in the region is 36%, which is far above the national average of 22%. This was revealed at a media workshop in the Upper West Regional capital Wa, by SNV, a Netherlands Development Organization working to promote ...

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Nutrition policy forum held in Bimbilla

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A nutrition policy forum was held in Bimbilla in the Northern Region with a call on government to address nutrition challenges. The Head of Programs for Grameen Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization, Mr Mugmin Musah told Citi News at the forum that government is not achieving much in addressing nutrition problems due to serious gaps identified in the implementation of government programs ...

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First Lady launches ‘reducing malaria and malnutrition initiative’

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Infanta Malaria Prevention Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization chaired by First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has launched the ‘Reducing Malaria and Malnutrition Initiative’, as parts of efforts to promote interventions and practices that will help address incidents of malaria and malnutrition across the country. The initiative will among other things bring together stakeholders to identify strategies that specifically pay attention to the ...

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WFP scales up fight against malnutrition

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The World Food Programme (WFP has launched a five-year integrated agriculture and nutrition project to assist prevent malnutrition among children and pregnant women in Ghana. The project, known as “Enhanced Nutrition and Value Chain” (ENVAC) is being implemented with funding from Global Affairs Canada. It offers an innovative market-based approach to tackling malnutrition and under it about 10,000 smallholder maize, ...

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Ghana faces double burden of malnutrition – Report

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Ghana is currently facing a nutrition crisis, recording a double burden of malnutrition, according to a new nutrition report. Dubbed the Foresight Report on Africa, the report, titled ‘Food Systems and Diets: Facing the Challenges of the 21st Century’, was launched by the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition at the 7th Africa Day for Food and ...

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