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UN Network for SUN Q2 2017 Quarterly Update

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UN Network for SUN (UNN) communications, materials, meetings & events The  French and  Spanish versions of the UN Network for SUN Strategy (2016-2020) are now available on the REACH website. A few minor changes were also made in the  English version. The UNN Nutrition Capacity...

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UNICEF and WHO launch a new Global Breastfeeding Collective!

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN UN Network

On 1 August 2017, to mark the beginning of World Breastfeeding Week 2017, the World Health Organization and UNICEF launched the Global Breastfeeding Collective along with two new reports. The Collective is a partnership of non-governmental organisations, academic institutions and donors that aim to accelerate...

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UN officials meet with Djibouti President on sustainable development

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On 23 July 2017, senior United Nations officials met with Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh to discuss cooperation of the UN agencies in the country. UN chiefs Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme...

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New report reveals that undernutrition costs the Democratic Republic of the Congo more than $1 billion a year

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 7 July 2017, the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) released a new report revealing the social and economic costs of undernutrition in the nation. The study emphasises the significant losses incurred each year through increased healthcare costs, additional burdens to...

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