Addressing the double-burden of malnutrition among children and adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa
This viewpoint presents effective strategies and calls to action that over 50 stakeholders made across 24 countries in sub-Saharan Africa on tackling the double-burden of malnutrition among children and adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. The findings presented in this publication is based off of a joint regional workshop with the South Africa NCD Alliance and the […]
NCD Child Focus Group Discussion Series: Adapting to Virtual NCD Dialogues and Addressing Webinar Fatigue
Between January to March 2022, NCD Child held a series of focus group discussion with participants from Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and Asia-Pacific regional workshops, as well as prospective participants fro the upcoming European regional workshop to explore strategies to combat “Zoom fatigue” and identify priorities for our regional advocacy efforts.
The Double-Burden of Malnutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa: Engaging Youth in Nutritious Food – Summary Report
On June 14 and 15, NCD Child, in partnership with the Ghana NCD Alliance and the South Africa NCD Alliance hosted an Independent Summit Dialogue for the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS). The event was an opportunity for organizations and individuals working on malnutrition in all its forms in sub-Saharan Africa to amplify their […]
Perspective: The Double-Burden of Malnutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa- Engaging Youth in Access to Nutritious Food
By: Joab Wako In mid-June, I attended a webinar that focused on malnutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa. The two-day webinar was hosted by NCD Child, in partnership with the Ghana NCD Alliance and South Africa NCD Alliance, and looked at the link between malnutrition and non-communicable diseases (NCDs). NCDs are chronic diseases such as hypertension and […]