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Bangladeshi women MPs attend advocacy seminar on mainstreaming nutrition in national policies

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On the 23rd February 2017, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Alive and Thrive, with the support of the Private Media and Communication Company arranged a seminar aimed at engaging women parliamentarians in mainstreaming nutrition into policies, with a special emphasis on the importance of breastfeeding, and maternal,...

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Compendium of case studies: Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

In 2016, following the 2015 Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection Programs in Moscow, Russia, the document Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition: Compendium of Case Studies, was shared on the SecureNutrition website. The compendium serves as a mile marker on progress to improve...

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Compact2025 begins roundtables in Bangladesh, Malawi, Rwanda and Ethiopia to address hunger and malnutrition

  |   SUN Country Network

On 26 May 2016, the final of four roundtable discussions on Compact2025 took place in Malawi with State Vice President Dr Saulosi Klaus Chilima emphasising the need for Malawi to fight hunger and under nutrition. He stated that if it is not addressed, national and...

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Chef and Campaigner Jamie Oliver joins Ministers of Health at the 69th World Health Assembly to talk about nutrition globally

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 23 May 2016, in the side lines of the Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly, Ministers of Health were joined by nutrition champions in Geneva to talk about the status of nutrition globally. The event, titled "Accelerating National Progress on Tackling child Obesity and Child Undernutrition in...

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Asian countries define path towards unlocking public finance for nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

From 25 to 27 April 2016, government, civil society and development partner representatives from 18 countries across Asia came together in Bangkok to set a course for mobilising the estimated additional $7 billion needed globally, each year over the next decade - to help tackle...

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Using Results from the Budget-Analysis to link the financial tracking with planning and resource mobilization: Tanzania and Malawi

  |   SUN in Practice

A lead-in sentence is needed: Public Expenditure Review in Tanzania The Government of Tanzania conducted a Public Expenditure Review (PER) of Nutrition during 2013 to assess the extent of fiscal discipline, allocative efficiency and operational efficiency in the nutrition sector. The following nutrition interventions areas were identified...

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IFPRI publishes a discussion paper on stories of change in nutrition

  |   SUN Donor Network

In December 2015, Transform Nutrition research consortium published a discussion paper which draws on inputs to, and discussions at, a ‘Stories of Change in nutrition’ methods development workshop held in January 2015. The paper recognises that examining various methods and tools together allows for a holistic consideration of the processes...

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