Adopting Stringent Tax Measures for Effective Tobacco Control

By |2019-06-13T10:36:10+00:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Feature, Health & Human Development|

By Anjola Raji, Adeola Habeeb and Solomon Adoga   Tobacco use constitutes the world’s leading cause of preventable death, according to the World Health Organization. Increasingly, the burden of tobacco use is greatest in low- and middle‐income countries that have been targeted by the tobacco industry with its deadly products and deceptive marketing practices resulting in [...]

Severe Acute Malnutrition: CISLAC holds memorable gubernatorial debate in Jigawa

By |2019-02-15T07:50:18+00:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Health & Human Development, Reports|

  By Abubakar Jimoh   An estimated 2.5 million Nigerian children under-5 suffer from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) annually, exposing nearly 420,000 children under-5 to early death from common childhood illnesses such as diarrhoea, pneumonia and malaria. Jigawa state records one of the worst malnutrition indices in Nigeria with 66% stunting, 13.8% wasting, 50.4% underweight rates [...]

Influencing state and federal budget Processes for improved nutrition, budget allocation, release and accountability in Northern Nigeria.

By |2019-01-07T06:19:06+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Health & Human Development|

PROJECT TITLE :  Influencing state and federal budget Processes for improved nutrition, budget allocation, release and accountability in Northern Nigeria. DESCRIPTION Advocating for government fulfilment of Nutrition Counterpart funding in 9 Northern states.

Implementation of Tobacco Control Advocacy In Nigeria

By |2019-01-06T05:42:13+00:00January 6th, 2019|Categories: Health & Human Development|

PROJECT TITLE :  Implementation of Tobacco Control Advocacy In Nigeria DESCRIPTION The project “Supporting Effective Tobacco Control” in Nigeria is a 3 year project being supported by the ACBF with. This is an intervention in contributing to initiatives for enhancing strategies in the area of Tobacco Control (TC). This also becomes [...]

Supporting Strategic Advocacy and Government Partnerships in Nigeria

By |2019-01-05T11:52:52+00:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Health & Human Development|

PROJECT TITLE : Supporting Strategic Advocacy and Government Partnerships in Nigeria  DESCRIPTION: To increase knowledge and awareness of Nigerian stakeholders on the need to develop and maintain functional Primary Health Care, agriculture and related matters, thereby improving the quality of life and well-being of the citizenry [...]

Engaging the legislature towards the passage of the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) in Nigeria

By |2019-01-05T11:44:46+00:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Health & Human Development|

PROJECT TITLE Engaging the legislature towards the passage of the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) in Nigeria    DESCRIPTION: • This project aims to conduct media advocacy, accelerate the passage of the NTCB and secure presidential assent; also to conduct awareness campaigns/capacity building for CSOs, media, government officials and TC advocates [...]

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