Nigeria Among World’s Highest In Child Mortality Rates – UNICEF
Kaduna (Nigeria) – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), said Nigeria is still among the world’s highest in child mortality rates and stunting prevalence.
The Officer In Charge of UNICEF, Kaduna office, northwest of the country, Dr Idris Baba, disclosed this in Kaduna, at a one – day Task Force Meeting with Stakeholders on Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM), and Community Infant and Young Child Feeding Practice (C-CIYF).
Dr. Baba, noted that despite compelling evidence that breastfeeding and improved complementary feeding contribute to improved child-survival and development and overall nutritional status of children, Nigeria was slow in its improvement.
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