UNICEF supports treatment of 700,000 malnourished children


UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Friday in Abuja says it supported 700,000 malnourished children in the country with Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) as at December 2018.

The Chief Nutritionist, UNICEF Nigeria, Dr Simeon Nanama, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that over the years, UNICEF had supported the government to prevent and address the problem of malnutrition in the country.

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The partnership, according to him, includes rendering technical support in focused states for intervention to develop policies, strategies and plans to address malnutrition.

He added that the organisation also supported the…

Source: Nigerian Tribune