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Consultation in Punjab Province stresses need for multi-sectoral action

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Civil Society Network

On 5 August 2016, a provincial consultation on the implementation of the Punjab multi-sectoral nutrition strategy was held. Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance Pakistan (SUNCSA,Pak) organised the event in collaboration with the Provincial SUN Unit and Micronutrient Initiative Pakistan. Despite its significant contribution to Pakistan’s annual...

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San San Myint of Myanmar – 2016 Transform Nutrition Champion

  |   SUN in Practice, SUN Country Network, SUN Civil Society Network

Throughout her career working on health programmes in several countries in Africa and Asia, SanSan Myint, a medical doctor by training and currently the head of the Three Millennium Development Goal Fund in Myanmar, became increasingly aware of the nutrition issues faced by the population...

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Manaan Mumma of Kenya – 2016 Transform Nutrition Champion

  |   SUN in Practice, SUN Country Network, SUN Civil Society Network

After training as a nutritionist, Manaan Mumma started her career working in maternal and infant nutrition. Working at the community level was a turning point for Manaan who witnessed how children suffering from acute malnutrition could recover when simple solutions, in the hands of community...

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Scaling up nutrition services and maintaining service during conflict in Yemen: Lessons from the Hodeidah sub-national Nutrition Cluster

  |   SUN in Practice

An ENN article by Dr. Saja Abdullah, Dr. Rasha Al Ardi, and Dr. Rajia Sharhan. What we know: Yemen is the poorest Arab nation, embroiled in lengthy political crisis and ongoing conflict. Malnutrition is a major and chronic problem; international humanitarian access is compromised. What this article...

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A nutrition conference in South Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo repositions nutrition as a development priority

  |   SUN Country Network

From 24 to 26 May 2016, the South-Kivu Nutrition Conference 2016 on “Repositioning nutrition as a development priority in South Kivu” was held in Bukavu, the capital of South Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It was co-organized by the provincial government of South Kivu,...

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