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By Wakisa Myamba

Social and Behavior Change Advisor for Feed the Children, Isaac Gingerson Manda, has challenged journalists across the country to be proactive in promoting interventionsed aim at improving nutrition outcome.

Manda – Journalists have an important role in promoting good nutrition

Manda was speaking Thursday in Karonga during a media workshop for northern region based journalists on ‘Akule ndi Thanzi Project’ implemented by the organisation in partnership with Total Land Care and School of Agriculture for Family Independence

“The workshop is aimed at improving project visibility and active participation of media personnel in promoting various interventions with the goal of improving nutrition outcome of pregnant and lactating mothers, under-five children and adolescents,” said Manda.

District Information Officer for Chitipa, Aliko Munde hailed Feed the Children for the workshop describing its content on Akule ndi Thanzi project as progressive in promoting nutrition.

“The media should promote nutrition activities by sensitising people on how to prepare nutritional diet, personal hygiene, consumption of six food groups and other nutrition interventions targeting children, women and adolescents,” Munde said.

Akule ndi Thanzi project is implemented with financial support from United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Corporate Sector Partners.

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