NATIONAL NUTRITION AND HEALTH SURVEY (NNHS) 2018
This report presents the findings of the National Nutrition and Health Survey conducted in 37 domains (36 states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) between February 19 and June 2, 2018; the third national survey conducted using SMART methodology by NBS, in collaboration with NPopC and the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health and with technical support from UNICEF. The first NNHS was conducted in February-May 2014 and the second in July-September 2015. The main objective of the NNHS 2018 was to assess the current nutrition status of the population (especially children 0-59 months old and women of reproductive age (15-49 years old) at state, zonal and national levels; to assess infant and young child practices among 0-23 months, and to monitor the progress towards the Saving One Million Lives (SOML) goals which forms the basis for performance linked disbursement to States based on the quantity and quality of services provided at the Primary Health Care level.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics