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San San Myint of Myanmar – 2016 Transform Nutrition Champion

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN in Practice

Throughout her career working on health programmes in several countries in Africa and Asia, SanSan Myint, a medical doctor by training and currently the head of the Three Millennium Development Goal Fund in Myanmar, became increasingly aware of the nutrition issues faced by the population...

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Manaan Mumma of Kenya – 2016 Transform Nutrition Champion

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN in Practice

After training as a nutritionist, Manaan Mumma started her career working in maternal and infant nutrition. Working at the community level was a turning point for Manaan who witnessed how children suffering from acute malnutrition could recover when simple solutions, in the hands of community...

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The first Agriculture, Nutrition and Health Academy Week successfully brings together the research community in Ethiopia

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From 20-24 June 2016, the first Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy Week was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The ANH Academy Week builds on Leverhulme Centre (LCIRAH) conferences previously held in London, CGIAR Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) activities and Innovative Methods and...

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Global leaders tackle interconnected challenges at the 2016 EAT Stockholm Food Forum

  |   SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

From 13 to 14 June 2016, the EAT Stockholm Food Forum took place in Stockholm, Sweden. The event brought together global leaders and experts in food, health, and sustainability to help develop goals, strategies, and guidelines to meet the interconnected challenges of consumption and production...

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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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