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Multi-sectoral strategy to combat child anaemia and malnutrition in Peru

  |   SUN Country Network

The Government of Peru is planning to dramatically reduce levels of child anaemia and malnutrition, one of its primary targets in the social sphere, using a multi-sectoral strategy involving the mobilization of social programme promoters and community agents.“"Combating anaemia is the priority for the Government...

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Marketing of breast-milk substitutes: National implementation of the international code – Status Report 2018

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

This report provides updated information on the status of implementing the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and subsequent relevant World Health Assembly resolutions (“the Code”) in and by countries. The report documents the adoption of new legislation implementing the Code in a few...

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Nutrition International and UNICEF partner to scale up maternal nutrition services

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN UN Network

Written by Jennifer Busch-Hallen, Senior Technical Advisor, Maternal and Neonatal Health and Nutrition and Jennifer Hatchard, Technical Officer, Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition. Originally published in Nutrition International website.  In November 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience presented 49 guidelines...

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IPU Secretary-General encourages Speakers of Parliament to accelerate actions to end all forms of malnutrition

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On April 2018, Secretary-General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and member of the SUN Movement Lead Group, Martin Chungong, sent a letter to the Speakers of Parliament of the 60 SUN Countries to encourage them to accelerate actions against malnutrition. The letter was accompanied by a concept...

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Development of Kenya’s aquaculture sector could tackle chronic malnutrition and food insecurity

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

More than 35,000 rural households in Kenya will soon be eating better and earning more money thanks to a new financial agreement signed today by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Republic of Kenya in support of the country’s aquaculture sector. With some...

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Malawi launches Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Policy and Strategy

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Malawi First Lady, Madam Gertrude Mutharika, launched the 2018 – 2022 National Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Policy (NMNP) and Strategic Plan on 20th June 2018 in Lilongwe. The First Lady commended the launch of the policy, describing it as a critical ingredient for Malawi’s national development, which...

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