The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Nutrition Syposium Opens Today

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Alice Githae recommends that mothers gradually add grains, such as millet, to their children's diet after six months of breastfeeding. Many mothers overlook traditional foods, which are often nutritious and affordable, because they are perceived as animal feed, she says.

The Public Health ministry is this morning launching a symposium for scaling up nutrition. The two day symposium will look at efforts to sustain the momentum around nutrition.

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