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Burkina Faso approves its Multisectoral Strategic Nutrition Plan 2016-2020, with the backing of all key sectors and stakeholders

  |   SUN Country Network

A validation workshop for the Multisectoral Strategic Nutrition Plan (PSMN) 2016-2020, led by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Health, took place in Burkina Faso on 10-11 May 2017. The workshop was attended by around 60 delegates from key sectors (health, food security, social protection,...

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New SDG toolkit and scorecard equips civil society with tools needed to advocate for better nutrition policy

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

Civil society and advocates for nutrition security play an important role in encouraging the best policies that will achieve the best impact on nutritional outcomes. This tool provides a general overview of what the SDGs are and why they are important for nutrition. The new...

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A turning point for the next generation of Filipinos with the launch of a new nutrition action plan

  |   SUN Country Network

On 2 May 2017, the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition 2017-2022 was launched by the National Nutrition Council (NNC) in the city of Iloilo. Assistant Health Secretary Maria-Bernardita Flores, also the executive director of the NNC, identified the province of Iloilo as one of...

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The African Development Bank Annual Meeting in India sets new milestones for Africa-Asia relations

  |   SUN Donor Network

From 22 to 26 May 2017, the African Development Bank (AfDB) held their Annual Meeting in in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, setting a new milestone for Africa-India-Asia relations. The 52nd Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors of the AfDB and the 43rd Meetings of the Board...

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A new National Nutrition Action Plan forges a strong path ahead for Madagascar

  |   SUN Country Network

On 11 May 2017, the government of Madagascar launched the third National Nutrition Action Plan (PNAN III) at a grand ceremony with President Hery Rajaonarimampianina. This plan takes on the recommendations of an evaluation undertaken following PNAN II, including an increased focus on multi-sectoral coordination...

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Visit to Madagascar drums up awareness about malnutrition across the country

  |   SUN Country Network

From 7-8 May 2017, the SUN Movement Coordinator along with a delegation from the SUN Movement Secretariat visited Madagascar to reflect on progress made and the road ahead in the fight against malnutrition. Madagascar has one of the highest rates of childhood stunting in the...

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Lesotho’s Food and Nutrition Coordination Office steps up commitment following a series of high level meetings

  |   SUN Country Network

From 30 April to 2 May 2017, SUN Movement Coordinator Gerda Verburg visited high level leaders in Lesotho to reflect on progress made and priorities for nutrition in coming months. As Lesotho heads into elections, the meetings were at an opportune moment to ensure continued...

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Countdown to the 70th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The 70th World Health Assembly (WHA) will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, 22-31 May 2017. This decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO) determines the policies of WHO and approves the programme budget. The WHA has endorsed the six global targets for improving maternal,...

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