Jigawa: Gov Abubakar Intensifies Plans to Address SAM

2020-03-02T10:10:18+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Categories: News, News Alerts, Reports|

By Abubakar Jimoh The Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, has assured of the administration's commitment to sustain prevention and treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) in the state through constructive synergy and enhanced working relation with Civil Society groups. He gave this assurance during a courtesy visit to him by a group of Civil [...]

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 [...]