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Pakistan launches a provincial level SUN Secretariat in the Punjab Province

  |   SUN Country Network

On 18 January 2016, a provincial level SUN Movement Secretariat was launched in the Punjab Province of Pakistan. The event was organised by the Planning and Development Board with the support of the Micronutrient Initiative (MI) and Pakistan’s national SUN Movement Secretariat. Mr. Raja Ashfaq Sarwar,...

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Regional government in Peru partners across sectors to launch a healthy nutrition radio campaign

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Civil Society Network

During the month of November 2015, in the regions of Puno and Cusco Ayacuho, a series of educational nutrition campaigns were launched on radio to promote best practices to reduce child malnutrition and anemia. Three of the radio campaigns have been awarded in the IV National Healthy Radio Competition (IV...

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WFP survey highlights the need for increased awareness of nutrition programmes in the Philippines

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

In November 2015, the World Food Programme released a new survey which reveals that the majority of the poor are familiar with the governments Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), but they lack awareness of other food and nutrition programs. The 4Ps is a conditional cash...

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Food distribution in the Somali region of Ethiopia continue due to recent donor contributions

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On 18 November 2015, the World Food Programme announced that they were able to continue food distribution to the Somali region of Ethiopia. The support will be able to scale up nutrition to help more than 700,000 children and nursing mothers in the most drought...

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World Toilet Day drives awareness about the lack of access to toilets faced by Nigerians

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 19 November 2015, in commemoration of World Toilet Day, UNICEF released a media statement to raise awareness about the lack of access to toilets faced by 50 million Nigerians. The statement stressed that the lack of access to toilets is endangering the lives of...

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Sierra Leone shares scaling up nutrition advice with Liberian civil society

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Civil Society Network

On 17 November 2015, the Sierra Leone SUN Secretariat held a four day workshop in Dakar, Senegal, with civil society representatives from Liberia to share best practices and lessons learnt to inform the establishment of a SUN Civil Society Platform in Liberia. This learning exchange...

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Information fair in Peru educates a local community on good nutrition practice

  |   SUN Country Network

On 7 October 2015, an information fair about combating child malnutrition was held in Yungay Province in Peru to support their Nutriwawa program. The event was organised by the Ministry of health and the Health South Pacific Network. Demonstrations held aimed to raise awareness of good dietary...

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The Philippines Benguet provincial government awards outstanding nutrition implementation

  |   SUN Country Network

On 4 September 2015, the provincial government of Benguet, in the Philippines, recognised local government units, schools and program frontliners who stood out in their implementation of nutrition programs with plaques and cash incentives. Awards were categorized as Outstanding Municipal Nutrition Program Implementer, Outstanding Barangay...

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