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Eneka Model Primary Health Care Center: Blazing the trail in Nutrition Assessment, Counselling and Support (NACS)

For more than 15 years, the Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project (FANTA) has been working to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable individuals, families, and communities in developing countries by strengthening food security and nutrition policies, programs, and systems. Family Health International (FHI 360) through a cooperative agreement funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has been responsible for its implementation in several countries including Nigeria.  The nutrition assessment, counseling and support (NACS) approach is one of the strategies of FANTA. The NACS approach aims to improve the nutritional status of individuals and populations by integrating nutrition into policies, programs and the health service delivery infrastructure. (more…)

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Today is World Refugee Day

June 20 is the day the world commemorates the strength, courage, and perseverance of millions of refugees. Held every year, World Refugee Day also marks a key moment for the public to show support for families forced to flee.

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TODAY IS JUNE 14TH IS WORLD BLOOD DONORS DAY – CELEBRATE SIDHAS SUPPORT FOR EMERGENCY BLOOD SERVICES IN NIGERIA

Every 14th June is marked as World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) usually works with National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) and its networks across the country to celebrate by organizing community blood drives and other activities, with CBOs, schools and related groups. The event serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood. (more…)

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FHI 360 – GENDER BASED VIOLENCE RESPONSE AND PREVENTION PROJECT

They stream in, some with babies on their backs; one by one they arrive at the safe space. Asked why they leave their homes to come to this center, one woman raises her hand and says, “I get to make new friends her”. “I found someone who can listen to me and the troubles that I went through during the insurgency”, adds another woman. It is a random question that I often ask each time I go to the safe space where women gather to rebuild their social networks and find strength to move on with life despite the violence that some of them have had to face.   (more…)

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