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Aung San Suu Kyi launches campaign to tackle malnutrition in Myanmar

  |   SUN Country Network

On 25 January 2017, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi chaired the first ever National Coordination Meeting on Nutrition in Pakokku, Magway Region of Myanmar. The meeting brought together five government ministers (Health and Sports, Social Welfare, Education, Religious Affairs, and Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation), six donor countries,...

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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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WebEx on tracking nutrition-specific investments features an example from Ethiopia

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On 27 January 2017, the SUN Movement Secretariat, SPRING, Results for Development and MQSUN held a webinar as part of a technical consultation series on nutrition financial analysis. The webinar focused on "Investing in Nutrition-Specific Interventions" and participants included representatives from donor institutions, international civil...

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