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Doctor looks at boy's throat in medical examination. Mexico. Photo: © Curt Carnemark / World Bank

Mexico tackles malnutrition with the PROSPERA social protection program

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN in Practice

Despite important progress in poverty reduction, significant segments of the Mexican population still face food insecurity and nutrition challenges. The Ministry of Social Development (SEDESOL) documents that in 2012, as many as 27.4 million people (23.3 percent of the total population) reported some deprivation related...

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Panorama report on food and nutrition a wake up call for governments in Latin America and the Caribbean

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 19 January 2017, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) launched the Panorama of Food and Nutrition Security in Latin America and the Caribbean report....

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Guidance on developing SMART commitments to address NCDs, overweight and obesity

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN UN Network

On the 23rd of May 2016, the World Cancer Research Fund International and the Noncommunicable Disease (NCD) Alliance launched a new policy brief on Ambitious SMART commitments to address NCDs, overweight and obesity. This brief illustrates how recommendations in the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2)...

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