Brief, Graphic/Poster, Handout, Report

Sep 19 2019

Maternity Entitlements in Nigeria: Policies and practices

Despite globally accepted knowledge on the benefits of breastfeeding and the contribution of maternity entitlements to increasing rates of exclusive breastfeeding, there has been little research on how maternity or paternity leave is practiced in Nigeria, the labour force’s level of compliance, or t

Brief

Oct 23 2018

Nigeria nutrition profiles

Nigeria has recently made progress toward strengthening policies and programs in support of maternal, infant and young child nutrition (MIYCN). However, progress has been limited to specific states—and creating strong plans for implementation of new policies remains a challenge.

Brief

Oct 15 2017

Maximizing lives saved & improving growth & development through IYCF in Nigeria

This information card shares a preliminary snapshot of quantitative and qualitative data from a health provider survey (public and private facility-based providers, chemists and community pharmacists, and traditional birth attendants), and focus group discussions with mothers, fathers, and grandm

Brief

Jul 08 2017

Country nutrition profile briefs

This series of country briefs report on key maternal and child nutrition indicators, progress towards reaching the World Health Assembly global nutrition targets, and current implementation of recommended policies and plans.

Brief

Feb 19 2016

Applying innovative and proven approaches to improve infant and young child feeding practices in Nigeria

The overall nutritional status of children in Nigeria has slightly improved over the last decade; nevertheless, the country still has among the world’s highest child mortality rates and some of the lowest rates of recommended IYCF practices.

 
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