Malnutrition Control (UNICEF/ Senegal) -
  • Over 1 million Burundians malnourished, says WFP official
    26 april 2004 14:19:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Malnutrition is affecting more than a million of Burundi's seven million inhabitants, owing to war, the vagaries of the weather and poverty, an official of the World Food Programme (WFP) local office has revealed here. Full text...

  • Three leaders expected at African food conference
    31 march 2004 18:06:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade and his Nigerian counterpart Olesegun Obasanjo were being awaited here Wednesday evening to attend a continental conference on "Assuring Food and Nutrition Security in Africa by 2020" opening near Kampala Thursday. Full text...

  • Mauritanian mothers losing kids to malnutrition
    30 january 2004 13:15:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- World Food Programme (WFP) has disclosed that hundreds of Mauritanian mothers lose their babies due to insufficient food during pregnancy, passing on the malnourish state to the newly born. Full text...

  • West Africans ponder food security in Bamako
    14 january 2004 11:01:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- A sub-regional workshop on food security and nutritional policies in West Africa entered its second day here with participants defining a research and action schedule to reduce hunger and improve food security in the region. Full text...

  • Senegal launches 10-year anti-malnutrition plan
    15 december 2003 18:16:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Senegal Monday launched a ten-year programme to combat malnutrition in 740,000 children and 510,000 women in its rural and urban areas. Full text...

  • WHO, FAO in joint efforts to promote fruit consumption
    16 november 2003 17:59:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) have announced a unified approach to promote greater consumption of fruit and vegetables, a joint statement from the two UN bodies has said. Full text...

  • Child malnutrition levels to drop by 30% in 2050
    28 october 2003 11:04:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Numbers of malnourished children could drop dramatically world-wide from the current 31% to 11 percent by 2050, says a report to be released by the Washington D. Full text...

  • Scientists launch nutrition enrichment project in Africa
    15 october 2003 07:47:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) has launched HarvestPlus, a $100- million 10-year project aimed at increasing nutrition intake in sub-Saharan Africa. Full text...

  • NGO reports high rate of malnutrition in Sudan's West Darfur
    13 october 2003 19:13:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- A rapid assessment conducted around the town of Mukjar in Sudan's West Darfur region by the NGO Medair, has found a high rate of malnutrition among children below the age of five. Full text...

  • Gates kicks off nutritional programme for poor countries
    11 october 2003 13:32:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- The Bill Full text...

  • UNICEF says malnutrition worsens in southern Sudan
    03 september 2003 12:40:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- Average rates of malnutrition in war- torn southern Sudan have been steadily worsening since 2001 causing "a major humanitarian crisis," UNICEF says in a report. Full text...

  • Malnutrition, a serious public health problem in DR Congo
    06 august 2003 21:07:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Malnutrition is a serious public health problem in DR Congo, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in a poverty reduction strategy assessment document. Full text...

  • Ethiopia braces to tackle widespread malnutrition
    23 june 2003 10:19:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Ethiopia is making a bold move to improve the health of children by wiping out what have been the characteristic indicators of their retarded growth. Full text...

  • UNICEF worried by malnutrition among Mauritanian children
    24 february 2003 17:03:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has expressed concern at the level of malnutrition among Mauritanian children, especially in the Brakna, Gorgol and Assaba regions. Full text...

  • Lobby pushes for exclusive breastfeeding among Gabonese women
    16 february 2003 17:24:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Only 8 percent of babies between 0 and 4 months get exclusive breastfeeding in Gabon, says the president of the Gabonese association for the promotion of breastfeeding (AGPAI), Marcelle Epoulou, who nonetheless insists this is a great improvement from what obtained in the past. Full text...

  • SADC nations need improved nutrition to combat AIDS
    21 january 2003 12:16:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- A UN official and a member of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) secretariat have urged SADC countries to substantially invest in agriculture in order to cope with the growing nutritional needs of the region's starving masses, especially people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA). Full text...

  • Malnutrition hits hard in war-torn Burundi
    16 december 2002 19:58:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Health authorities in Burundi are embarking on a nutrition programme that emphasises public knowledge of balanced diet for adults as well as children. Full text...

  • Experts want nutrition Institute in Nigeria
    09 december 2002 17:16:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nutritionists in Nigeria have called for the establishment of an institute to address nutrition problems in the country. Full text...

  • Expert warns malnutrition may kill 700 Nigerian children daily
    29 november 2002 19:16:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria could lose 700 children and 18 mothers a day from anaemia and lack of protein-energy in the next eight years unless drastic measures are taken to stem malnutrition in the country, nutrition expert, Isaac Akinyele, has warned. Full text...

  • Experts discuss nutrition and development
    28 november 2002 18:48:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nutritionists met in Nigeria's commercial city of Lagos Wednesday to discuss nutrition and development, amid problems of large-scale malnutrition, poverty and hunger. Full text...

  • Nigeria launches food, nutrition policy
    07 november 2002 13:14:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria has launched a policy on food and nutrition, which is expected to be implemented with 9. Full text...

  • UNICEF sees malnutrition increasing in Zimbabwe
    26 september 2002 22:33:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Malnutrition levels are rising among Zimbabwean children and women due to drought, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Thursday. Full text...

  • CILSS warns of disquieting food situation across Sahel region
    23 september 2002 17:19:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Experts of the Inter-State Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS) have warned of looming famine across the region. Full text...

  • FAO plans food security programme for Gabon
    26 august 2002 23:59:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation will implement a special food security programme for Gabon starting early 2003, the organisation's Director General, Jacques Diouf, announced here Monday. Full text...

  • New maize meal makes its mark in Southern Africa
    21 may 2002 16:29:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- South African children as a whole consume just 67-percent of the recommended dietary intake of nutrients and nearly half of all long-distance truck drivers are night blind because of deficiency in vitamin A. Full text...

  • West African Health body tackling malnutrition
    12 april 2002 13:06:00
    Saly- Senegal (PANA) -- The West African Health Organisation (WAHO) is tackling malnutrition under priority programme for the 2003-2007 period, an official has said. Full text...

  • WHO reports rising malnutrition among pre-school children
    27 february 2002 10:46:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) says about half of the 10. Full text...

  • Child malnutrition reaches alarming rates in Somalia
    26 december 2001 19:17:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The latest UN Food Security Assessment Unit (FSAU) nutritional survey on Gedo region in southern Somalia has produced 'alarming' results. Full text...

  • 50 percent of children in Anjouan malnourished
    19 november 2001 20:55:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Fifty percent of children in Anjouan Island (part of the Comoro Islands) suffer from malnutrition while the health conditions of children under five years of age and women have seriously deteriorated in the past few years, the island's director of health, Dr Mahamoud Said revealed Monday. Full text...

  • Heart disorders a looming killer in Africa
    11 october 2001 21:12:00
    Geneva- Switzerland (PANA) -- Cardiovascular disorders are likely to be leading causes of deaths in Africa in the next 20 years, nutritional health experts attending the global forum for health research here have warned. Full text...

  • Vice President warns of serious nutrition problems
    24 september 2001 19:13:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- Ghana's Vice President Aliu Mahama on Monday predicted that high mortality rates would occur among children below the age of five if their nutrition is not improved within the next five years. Full text...

  • Breas feeing popular among Cape Verde mothers
    06 august 2001 22:41:00
    Praia- Cape Verde (PANA) -- About 80 per cent of women in Cape Verde breast-feed their babies until right through the 12th month, although not exclusively, health sources noted in a campaign sensitising mothers on the advantages of breast-feeding. Full text...

  • Namibia authorities confront malnutrition
    05 august 2001 10:58:00
    Oshakati- Namibia (PANA) -- Oshana regional governor Clemens Kashuupulwa has conceded that under-nutrition was now a big threat to the lives of many Namibian children below the age of five. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe's white farmers warn of food shortages
    02 august 2001 16:44:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Zimbabwean white farmers battling to save their farms from seizure under government's controversial land reforms, Thursday warned of critical food shortages in the future if the authorities pressed ahead with the programme without adjustments. Full text...

  • FAO chief appeals for contributions to food security fund
    19 july 2001 20:58:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Concerned about increasing food insecurity in developing countries, the head of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Thursday urged the industrialised G-8 nations to contribute to a trust fund for food security. Full text...

  • Food group urges production research in Cote d'Ivoire
    14 june 2001 21:23:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- A body monitoring food security in west and central Africa (SADAOC) has observed that Cote d'Ivoire had the potential of going self-sufficient for up to 18 months if the authorities there researched into increased yields as well as food conservation. Full text...

Special File - Malnutrition Control (UNICEF/ Senegal)

images images [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] images images


xhtml CSS