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Academic Researchers On Nutrition Flag-off Network in Kano

Academic Researchers On Nutrition Flag-off Network in Kano

By Abdulgafar Oladimeji

Researchers and academicians under the aegis of Academic and Researchers Network Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria have floated a new movement  to confront the challenges bordering on lack of adequate nutrition expertise in Kano State.

The network which was formally inaugurated last Friday in Kano sought to engage scientific communities to support Scaling Up Nutrition family, secretary general of the group, Dr Salisu Abubakar has said.

He said the new group has, as parts of its the mandate, to help expand nutrition interventions through efficacy.

According to him, the body will pursue tertiary institutions to conduct research on nutrition, adding that the body will also pursue research, education and scholarship in the areas of nutrition.

Abubakar further disclosed that the network will create a community of nutrition scientists, academics and professionals, that will help facilitate development network.

According to him, the network will further help to address key knowledge gaps  and to play prominent role  in developing stronger partnerships.


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