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Madagascar celebrates National Nutrition Day focusing on the prevention of chronic malnutrition

  |   Non classifié(e), SUN Country Network

On 23 and 24 June 2017, in Fianarantsoa, ​​Madagascar, National Nutrition Day was celebrated on the theme: "Investing in the prevention of chronic malnutrition, guaranteeing human capital for economic and sustainable social development". Programs to combat malnutrition are no longer seen as ad hoc responses to those in...

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A new National Nutrition Action Plan forges a strong path ahead for Madagascar

  |   SUN Country Network

On 11 May 2017, the government of Madagascar launched the third National Nutrition Action Plan (PNAN III) at a grand ceremony with President Hery Rajaonarimampianina. This plan takes on the recommendations of an evaluation undertaken following PNAN II, including an increased focus on multi-sectoral coordination...

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La visita a Madagascar de la Coordinadora del Movimiento SUN alerta sobre la desnutrición en todo el país

  |   SUN Country Network

From 7-8 May 2017, the SUN Movement Coordinator along with a delegation from the SUN Movement Secretariat visited Madagascar to reflect on progress made and the road ahead in the fight against malnutrition. Madagascar has one of the highest rates of childhood stunting in the...

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Businesses join the fight against malnutrition with the “Anjaramasoandro” network in Madagascar

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

On 25 April 2017, a new platform to engage the private sector on nutrition was launched in Madagascar. The new platform titled, "Anjaramasoandro", brought together 10 founding member companies to the National Nutrition Office in Anosy. The establishment of the platform demonstrates the commitment of...

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West African civil society make a collective call for nutrition action from Senegal workshop

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

From 28 February 2017, civil society nutrition champions from 12 SUN Countries came together for a four-day workshop in Dakar, Senegal, to strengthen advocacy capacities for scaling up nutrition. The SUN Civil Society Network Workshop was organized by Action Against Hunger and its partners -...

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Human Capital Summit shines a spotlight on the need for investment in the early years

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On 6 October 2016, the World Bank Group convened a groundbreaking Human Capital Summit on the opening day of their Annual Meetings, to make the economic case for investing in the early years of children to drive future growth and development. Ministers from nine countries...

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The National Nutrition Office reinforces community-level actions through a mass mobilization programme in disadvantaged districts of Antananarivo

  |   SUN Country Network

The National Community Nutrition Programme Unit, under the coordination of the National Nutrition Office, reinforces community-level actions through a mass mobilization programme in disadvantaged districts of the capital of Madagascar, Antananarivo. The first two events were held on 28 January and 5 March 2016 respectively,...

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New International Atomic Energy Agency inter-regional project, upcoming event and latest newsletter

  |   SUN UN Network

IAEA Inter-Regional Project 'Contributing to the evidence base to improve stunting reduction programmes' Throughout 2015, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is preparing a new inter-regional project on 'Contributing to the evidence base to improve stunting reduction programmes' covering Africa, Asia and Latin America. Stunting is caused...

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