National Nutrition and Health Survey 2015

Report on the Nutrition and Health Situation of Nigeria

UNICEF Nigeria


The National Nutrition and Health Survey (NNHS) was carried out in 2015 by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Financial support was provided by; the Government of Nigeria, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Department for International Development (DFID). Technical Support was provided by UNICEF and the Government of Nigeria through NBS.

NNHS is a household survey conducted using Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transition (SMART) methods. NNHS is conducted annually and this is the second national level survey. NNHS provides up-to-date information on the situation of nutrition and health and measures key indicators that support the country to monitor progress towards national and internal goals.

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