Welcome to Gambia National Nutrition Agency

The National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) was established in 2000 and became a legal entity in 2005 by an Act of the National Assembly (Food Act 2005). It is charged with the responsibility of coordinating all nutrition and nutrition related activities…

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Our Programmes

Recent programmes we have coordinated

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  • Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative

    The aim of the BFHI is to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding within health facilities. Started…

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  • Micro-nutrients Deficiency Control Programme

    The program strives at reducing or eliminating micronutrient deficiency among the most vulnerable population, particularly women…

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  • Baby Friendly Community Initiative

    This program aims at empowering the communities to improve the nutritional status of maternal, infant and…

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  • Nutrition Education

    Aims at counseling the patients and their families on the management of diet related non-communicable diseases…

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What we do

A brief insight on the Agency Remove any sectoral bias if placed under either health or agriculture it is bound to suffer some sectoral bias, as the sectors will be concerned with only their areas paying scant attention to other components. Therefore, to give it the needed visibility that it deserves, the Agency responsible for Nutrition is placed under a higher office such as the Office of The Vice President; Attract a wider funding base for nutrition One of the major constraints of the then Nutrition Unit under the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoH&SW) was a limited funding…

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Recent Updates

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Aims at counseling the patients and their families on the management of diet related non-communicable diseases (NCDs.) Staff from NaNA…

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Aims at counseling the patients and their families on the management of diet related non-communicable diseases (NCDs.) Staff from NaNA…

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Aims at counseling the patients and their families on the management of diet related non-communicable diseases (NCDs.) Staff from NaNA…

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