Kenyan Govt to Spend U.S $70 Million on Nutrition

Minister of Public Health and Sanitation, Beth Mugo has said that the government will spend six billion shillings in the next five years to improve nutrition in the country. Kenya is currently experiencing a rise in diet-related diseases as diabetes, cancer, kidney and liver complications.

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.

  • Kenya:   Nutrition Syposium Opens Today

    The Star, 5 November 2012

    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. Read more »


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