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Federal Ministry of Health Celebrating 2019 World Breastfeeding Week -Empower Parents. Enable Breastfeeding

Preparations are in earnest for the celebration of 2019 World Breast Feeding week. A series of activities is planned to promote optimal breastfeeding practices and policies essential for improving child survival as well as facilitating the achievement of sustainable outcomes. As part of activities to celebrate the World Breastfeeding Week in Nigeria, Alive & Thrive, UNICEF, […]

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From Zero to Six: Can breastfeeding our babies accelerate Nigeria’s development? #WBWNG2018

Every first week of August Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate World Breastfeeding Week. Yet, if statistics are anything to go by, one might question what impact this 26-year long tradition has had on the rate of breastfeeding in Nigeria. Exclusive breastfeeding rates in Nigeria still remain dismally low, tottering between 17 – 25 […]