It’s thriving economically and benefits from a state nourishment scheme, but Peru has yet to overcome chronic infant malnutrition. For Dr Carlos Acosta, who has overseen important work on child nutrition in Peru over the past five years, the new government’s motto of “social inclusion” can only be a good thing. Acosta, the director general for people’s health at Peru’s health ministry (Minsa), is convinced the administration that took office in July will “continue the work we’ve been doing and not go backwards”. Continue reading Can Peru’s new government continue to make progress on child nutrition?
ABUJA September 27, 2011
The Church in Nigeria says it will not be cowed by growing insecurity sparked by the Boko Haram sect.
“Life continues normally, at least here in Abuja. Let us not be frightened by these threats or warnings. We will continue our usual life, trusting God”, says His Exc. Mgr. John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria, where security measures has been beefed up in the wake of threats from the Boko Haram sect to carry out attacks on the anniversary of national independence . Continue reading NIGERIA: We will not be Intimidated, says Archbishop