COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF A RETREAT FOR RELEVANT COMMITTEES IN JIGAWA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ON THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF SAM AS A CHILD RIGHT

2020-02-04T14:02:55+00:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Communiques, Health & Human Development|

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF A RETREAT FOR RELEVANT COMMITTEES IN JIGAWA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ON THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF SEVERE ACUTE MALNUTRITION AS A CHILD RIGHT ORGANISED BY CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE (CISLAC) AT QUARTER HOUSE HOTEL, KANO STATE ON 30TH JANUARY, 2020. Preamble Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) organized [...]

CISLAC Intensifies Advocacy for Effective Tobacco Tax System in Nigeria

2019-09-03T12:42:26+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Health & Human Development, News Alerts|

By Solomon Adoga Nigeria remains a high ranking country in tobacco products consumption with the third largest tobacco market in Africa. According to statistics from the Global Adults Tobacco Survey (GATS) smoking prevalence among Nigerian adults is estimated at 5.6% (about 2.4 million adults) smoking an average of eight cigarette sticks per day.  The danger of this [...]

Adopting Stringent Tax Measures for Effective Tobacco Control

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

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.

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

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 [...]