Response committees set up to address the COVID-19 pandemic in many instances have sidelined existing structures that champion nutrition and food security. Yet it is more critical now than it was before for multisectoral nutrition actors to take and support key actions to protect the nutritionally vulnerable groups, given the importance of nutrition in national development. Malnutrition has been a public health problem in Nigeria and a global concern. The situation is more worrisome in children below the age of five years and pregnant women.
This is what the Aisha Buhari Foundation sought to address at the virtual National Nutrition Conference on ‘Harnessing Innovative Financing Options For Nutrition – Unravelling The Bottleneck’ on 18th August 2020.
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