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Countdown to the 70th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland

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The 70th World Health Assembly (WHA) will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, 22-31 May 2017. This decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO) determines the policies of WHO and approves the programme budget. The WHA has endorsed the six global targets for improving maternal,...

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President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf reaffirms commitment to Zero Hunger in Liberia

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On 19 April 2017, during a visit from the World Food Programme Regional Director for Central and West Africa Abdou Dieng President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf reaffirmed support for the ongoing government-led zero hunger strategic review exercise and the school feeding (also known as home-grown school feeding)...

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In Brazil, research community and policy-makers discuss how research can be repositioned to focus on food systems that support high-quality diets

  |   SUN UN Network

On May 3, 2017 at the Embrapa HQ, Brasilia, the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, in partnership with Embrapa, has organised a high-level event that brings together the research community and policy-makers to identify policies and actions of agricultural research to...

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