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Death statistics from kidney disease worldwide are frightening and countries in Africa are no exception. On the continent, the death rate per 100 000 people per country varies from 5.07 to 36.93.

Dr. Muzzazzi is a Pediatric and Child Health Specialist, Pediatric Hematology, Oncology Fellow, and a Board Member of NNIA as of January 2022. He completed NNI’s Post-Graduate Program in Pediatric Nutrition (PGPN), a global program designed to promote high quality educational engagement with Health Care Professionals (HCP) that can be integrated in clinical practice. He shares his opinion of the program, and explains how it has benefitted him in practice:

Reflecting on World Obesity Day (04 March), NNIA has investigated the high impact of obesity, mainly caused by high sugar consumption,1,2 to Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) in sub-Saharan Africa and highlights how Healthcare Practitioners (HCPs) can facilitate the decrease in patient sugar consumption to address obesity, thus addressing NDCs in Africa.

The NNIA offers its East & Southern Africa Region (ESAR) members a rich schedule of learning Digital Education Programmes. Over the past few years, these reached more than 5 000 healthcare professionals, building nutrition capabilities in Southern and Eastern Africa.