Welcome to Gambia National Nutrition Agency

The National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) was established in 2000 (an amalgamation of the Nutrition Unit Ministry of Health and the Office of the Nutrition Component Coordinator of the World Bank supported Participatory Health Population and Nutrition Project). The Agency became…

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Our Programmes

Recent programmes we have coordinated

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  • Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative

    As a global effort to implement practices that protect, promote and support breastfeeding, the World Health…

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  • Micro-nutrients Deficiency Control Programme

    Micronutrient Deficiencies, defined as a lack of essential vitamins and minerals required in small amounts by…

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  • Baby Friendly Community Initiative

    The BFCI programme is a comprehensive nutrition and health education package developed by the National Nutrition…

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  • Social and Behavioral Change Communication (SBCC) -Nutrition Education

    The Social and Behavioral Change Communication (SBCC) Program virtually cuts across every other programme within the…

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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

Check our latest news and updates from this section.

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On Monday 21st July 2020 Mark’s the start of ‘Nafa Quick', the World Bank and Government of The Gambia supported…

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Based on the impressive achievements registered during the implementation of the main BReST project as shown by the end line…

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Today 27th January 2020 marks another landmark in the history of Nutrition in The Gambia as we witness at the…

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