World Breastfeeding Week: Policies and Programmes to Enhance Breastfeeding among Mothers

During the month, CHELD joined healthcare professionals and international development organisations around the world to celebrate the World Breastfeeding Week (1- 8 August) through a media campaign on social media highlighting a public health approach to breastfeeding in Nigeria. Some of the issues highlighted were the impact/role of the following policy issues in promoting breastfeeding.…

WHY CLIMATE CHANGE IS A PUBLIC HEALTH THREAT

Climate change has numerous implications for public health. Its negative impact on food, water, and clean air access increases the severity or frequency of health problems already exacerbated by climate or weather variables and generates new problems in regions where they have never been before. It also contributes to the spread of infectious diseases and…