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The 2016 Micronutrient Forum positions women’s nutrition at the centre of sustainable development

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

From 24-28 October 2016, the 2016 Micronutrient Forum was held in Mexico, providing a common ground and collaborative space for professionals, organisations and stakeholders who share an interest in reducing micronutrient malnutrition. The Conference focused on the importance of placing women’s nutrition at the center...

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2016 World Dairy Summit highlights the need for nutritious, safe and sustainable dairy products

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

From 16-21 October 2016, the International Dairy Federation (IDF) Summit 2016 was held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.The IDF represents the global dairy sector and ensures the best scientific expertise is used to support high quality milk and nutritious, safe and sustainable dairy products. The event...

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The Lancet analyses progress towards health related SDGs based on the global burden of disease

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In September 2016, the Lancet provided an analysis of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 188 countries. To allow for easier comparison, an indexed score (SDG Index) was created for the 33 health-related SDG indicators based on the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and...

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Stories of Change in Nutrition

  |   Blogs

Whilst nutrition remains a pertinent global issue, some countries are making gains in reducing the burden of undernutrition. There are many well documented approaches and frameworks, guiding national decision makers and practitioners to improve policies and programmes, but often it is the stories from the...

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Evidence Review: Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition

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In 2016, following the 2015 Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection Programs, a background paper, which originally served as a springboard for discussion at the Forum, was shared on SecureNutrition and represents a synthesis of evidence from nearly 120 references with a heavy focus on program evaluations.Download...

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