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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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Defeating malnutrition in Tajikistan with the support from the WFP and USAID

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Prevention and Treatment of Moderate Acute Malnutrition Project funded by USAID and implemented by the WFP supports the Government of Tajikistan in improving nutrition and healthcare in the Balkhi, Shahritus, Kulob and Dusti districts of Khatlon and the Ayni district of Sughd. Through USAID support...

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Madagascar to reduce child stunting through a transformative new 10-year program

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On December 2017, the Government of Madagascar and the World Bank launched an ambitious program that will support efforts to reduce child stunting (low height for age) through a Multiphase Programmatic Approach. The Improving Nutrition Outcomes Program was approved by the World Bank. It will...

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UNICEF and WHO launch a new Global Breastfeeding Collective!

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN UN Network

On 1 August 2017, to mark the beginning of World Breastfeeding Week 2017, the World Health Organization and UNICEF launched the Global Breastfeeding Collective along with two new reports. The Collective is a partnership of non-governmental organisations, academic institutions and donors that aim to accelerate...

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