Tags : Nutrition

FUNDING GAPS IN NUTRITION AND HIV OFFICES HAMPERING THE FIGHT

By Aamon Butao  Civil Society Organization Nutrition Alliance (CSONA) says the country cannot deal with malnutrition if funds are not allocated towards Principal Nutrition and HIV/AIDS (PNHAO) offices for operations. The remarks have been made by CSONA District Officer for Dowa, George Kaunda, after observing that the PNHAO office at the district level is not […]Read More

MEDIA CHALLENGED TO EXPOSE THE PAINS OF CHILDREN SUFFERING FROM

By Aamon Butao  While 36 out of every 100 children in the country are still suffering from malnutrition, journalists have been urged to bring into the open the impact of malnutrition for authorities to react and invest more towards ending the problem. The media has been challenged to bring forward the pain and struggle of […]Read More

HOW FARMERS ARE BENEFITING FROM KULIMA PROJECT

By Aamon Butao  Some parents from Chiradzulu district have applauded the Kulima Project which has empowered them to fully support their children. United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) UNICEF and the Ministry of Agriculture are implementing the project with funding from European Union. In an interview with Timveni, one of the beneficiaries of the […]Read More

FOOD & NUTRITION BILL ENACTMENT RECEIVES GREENLIGHT

By Aamon Butao  Government has revealed that the much-awaited Food and Nutrition Bill will be tabled in the next meeting of Parliament. Chief Director in the Ministry of Health, Dr Queen Dube, disclosed this in an exclusive interview with Timveni Online. Dube said the Bill has been finalized and is in the hands of the […]Read More