World Breastfeeding Week: Yobe Gov’t organises event lineup to mark week

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Yobe State Primary Health Care Management Board through the State Nutrition Committee under the chairmanship of the Secretary to the Yobe State Government Alhaji Baba Malam Wali, have organized a Press Briefing as part of events lined up to mark the week supported by UNICEF and other supporting partners.

The World Breastfeeding Week is an annual event and a week set aside from 1st to 7th of August every year by the World Health Organization (WHO) sponsored by UNICEF and other supporting partners across the globe.

As part of efforts to reduce stunting growth which is usually caused by malnutrition among Children caused by malnutrition.

The event is a weeklong celebration where government, non-governmental organizations and other private-sector agencies at the national and international levels gather to reaffirm the importance of breastfeeding through Protection, Promotion and Support for the growth and development of children.

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