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New report analyses comprehensive nutrition and WASH approaches to end malnutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

On 4 August 2016, WaterAid and SHARE launched the report ‘The missing ingredients’ to highlight the degree to which national nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) plans and policies are coordinated and integrated to end malnutrition. Evidence shows that scaling up interventions that tackle the immediate causes of...

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High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development – “Ensuring that no one is left behind”

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

From 11 to 20 July 2016, the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) was held at UN Headquarters to assess progress on the Sustainable Development Goals. This year’s theme was “Ensuring that no one is left behind”. HLPF in 2016 was the first since the adoption...

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Pathways to Better Nutrition Case Studies Dissemination Event

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On 28 July 2016, SPRING and USAID held a global dissemination event, at the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C., to share the results of SPRING's Pathways to Better Nutrition (PBN) Case Studies. The event brought together program planners, implementers, and researchers to debate on multi-sectoral nutrition planning,...

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Boosting Food and Nutrition Security Knowledge Sharing in Southern African Development Community

  |   SUN Country Network

From 18 to 20 July 2016, the NEPAD Agency, Southern African Development Community (SADC) and UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) co-organised, in Johannesburg, South Africa, a three-day workshop on Boosting Food and Nutrition Security Knowledge Sharing in SADC. The aim of the workshop was for food and nutrition...

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World Breastfeeding Week – ‘Breastfeeding: A key to Sustainable Development’

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

  From 1st to 7th August every year, World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) coordinates World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. WBW is celebrated in over 176 countries. Breastfeeding is a critical first step on a child’s...

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The National Nutrition Office reinforces community-level actions through a mass mobilization programme in disadvantaged districts of Antananarivo

  |   SUN Country Network

The National Community Nutrition Programme Unit, under the coordination of the National Nutrition Office, reinforces community-level actions through a mass mobilization programme in disadvantaged districts of the capital of Madagascar, Antananarivo. The first two events were held on 28 January and 5 March 2016 respectively,...

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