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Ghanaians Encouraged to Consider Dairy Nutrition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...
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AfDB to Grow African Agriculture and Nutrition Through Phatisa Food Fund

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ghanaian delegation in Japan on a nutrition programme

A team of Ghanaians who left for Tokyo, Japan on an experiential course to study the Japanese multi-sector approach to tackling nutrition challenges...

WFP’s initiative against zero hunger in Ghana supported by Canada

Canada's contribution will enable WFP to improve the nutritional status of 14,000 pregnant and nursing women, and 35,000 children, as well as boosting the...
Volta Regional Minister, the regional health director and UNICEF rep to Ghana and her officials in one of the sessions..jpg21097

UNICEF triggered decline in stunted growth in V/R

The aid, in the form of cash and direct technical support, helped regional health officers to train hundreds of counsellors and initiated locally tailored...
Some cholera patients receiving treatment on benches

UNICEF urges establishment of regional early warning system against cholera

Speaking to Xinhua in an interview, Leonard said credible information released recently had revealed suspected cases of an upsurge of cholera in Burundi and...
Prof. Agyeman Badu Akosa

Prof. Akosa admits Nutrition is a major challenge to Ghanaians

He pointed out that Ghana was at risk of not achieving demographic dividend if attention is not paid to nutrition, explaining that if...
Nana Adu and the Headmistress cutting the tape to launch the anniversary

Akpafu SHS lauch Silver jubilee celebration

He said community ownership of schools and teacher motivation were crucial in the development of quality education, hence the call. Nana Kofi Adu, who made...
Global panel on agriculture

Accra hosts third Global panel on agriculture

The third Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, attended by Mr Bukar Tijani, Assistant Director General and Regional Representative of (FAO),...

The need for a strong political commitment in Africa

The report copied to the GNA which was presented in Kampala, Uganda on the eve of the sixth Africa Day for Food and Nutrition...

Indomie vendors schooled on latest recipe

New recipes and hygienic preparation of your morning or evening tea and Indomie noodles is what you may get, the next time you visit...
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School feeding programmes introduces snacks for students

The Energizing Learning Nutrition Project, which would be piloted in the Northern and Ashanti Regions for two years,...