Year: 2020

“I am so happy for the money I have received because at community level some vulnerable and voiceless women like myself are neither identified nor supported said Fanta Mam Baldeh”.

As part of measures to gauge the effectiveness of a program, there is always a need to put in place mechanism to keep track of the progress made. It was against this background that the Iterative Benficiary Monitoring (IBM) was…

The National Nutrition Surveillance Programme is one of the oldest nutrition interventions of the 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…

Amie Jallow, 31, resides at Keur Lain which is located in the Central River Region-South. She travelled for an hour to Gissadi payment point and took an hour and a half to receive the cash transfer.

Optimal maternal nutrition before and during pregnancy is a very good predictor of the outcome of pregnancies.

Aims at counseling the patients and their families on the management of diet related non-communicable diseases (NCDs.) Staff from NaNA conducts bi-weekly clinics at the RVTH for diabetic and hypertension patients referred by their doctors.

The Social and Behavioral Change Communication (SBCC) Program virtually cuts across every other programme within the National Nutrition Agency. The programme strives to attain a well-informed nation through the mass and traditional media, which is done through informing, communicating and…

The BFCI programme is a comprehensive nutrition and health education package developed by the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) to improve the health and nutritional status of communities. The concept of the BFCI is based on the UNICEF/WHO global strategic initiative…

Micronutrient Deficiencies, defined as a lack of essential vitamins and minerals required in small amounts by the body for proper growth and development, is now recognized as an important contributor to the global burden of diseases. It affects several million…