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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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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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UN Network for SUN bands together in Burkina Faso to formulate a UN Nutrition Agenda in pursuit of nutrition gains

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Following months of strategic inter-agency work undertaken through a participative process by the members of the UN Network for SUN, the Heads of Agencies endorsed the Joint UN Nutrition Agenda for Burkina Faso, 2016–2020 (Agenda commun des Nations Unies pour la nutrition au Burkina Faso...

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