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Madagascar celebrates National Nutrition Day focusing on the prevention of chronic malnutrition

  |   Non classifié(e), SUN Country Network

On 23 and 24 June 2017, in Fianarantsoa, ​​Madagascar, National Nutrition Day was celebrated on the theme: "Investing in the prevention of chronic malnutrition, guaranteeing human capital for economic and sustainable social development". Programs to combat malnutrition are no longer seen as ad hoc responses to those in...

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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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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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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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