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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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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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Malawi’s Minister of Health supports a local business to launch a new complementary food product

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Business Network

On 18 November 2016, VALID Nutition, a member of the SUN Business Network, launched a new Ready-to-Use Complementary Food (RUCF) in Lilongwe, Malawi. The product was formally launched by Dr. Peter Kumpalume, MP and Minister for Health, Malawi. The RUCF, also known as Small...

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Nutrition awareness spikes with phase two of Pakistan’s civil society campaign

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Civil Society Network

From 20 to 22 November 2016, the Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance in Pakistan (SUNCSA-Pak) launched the second phase of their #InvestInNutrition campaign with support from the Micronutrient Initiative. The campaign built on the success of the first phase of the campaign which was...

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New UNICEF report makes the case for breastfeeding and appropriate complementary feeding

  |   SUN UN Network

In October 2016, UNICEF published a new report titled, "From the First Hour of Life: Making the case for improved infant and young child feeding everywhere,". It provides a global status update on infant and young child feeding practices and puts forth recommendations for improving...

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ReSAKSS Conference leverages existing initiatives to scale up nutrition in Africa

  |   SUN Donor Network

From  18-22 October 2016,  the 2016 Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) Annual Conference was held in Accra, Ghana under the theme  “Achieving a Nutrition Revolution for Africa: The Road to Healthier Diets and Optimal Nutrition”. The event was convened by the International Food...

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Pakistan’s civil society mobilises mass media for an incredibly successful nutrition campaign

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Civil Society Network

From 15-17 October 2016, the Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance in Pakistan (SUNCSA-Pak) launched the first phase of their #InvestInNutrition campaign with support from the Micronutrient Iniative. The campaign coincided with World Food Day which helped to further catalyse attention towards advocacy efforts in...

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