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Civil society makes a pledge to align and invest in nutrition at the Nigeria Science Conference

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On the 18th January 2015, the 31st National Scientific Conference was held in Makuri, organised by the Association of Public Health Physicians of Nigeria (APHPN). The lead presenters included Chris Osa Isokpunwu, Deputy Director and Head of Nutrition Division and the SUN Government Focal Point from...

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Peru is Scaling Up Nutrition with multiple stakeholders, across multiple sectors and at multiple levels!

  |   SUN Country Network

At the beginning of 2015, Peru saw many advancements towards scaling up nutrition. These include the milestone launch of “Bienvenidos a la Vida” (Welcome to Life), a national plan to improve newborn health across the nation. The First Lady of Peru, Nadine Heredia, who is...

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CSO-SUN raises awareness about teenage pregnancies with a documentary

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

In October 2014, the SUN Civil Society Alliance for Zambia (CSO-SUN) launched a 6 minute documentary "When children have children", to raise awareness for the consequences of teenage pregnancies and its impact on the nutrition of children. The documentary was made with the support of DFID, CARE and...

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The Prime Ministers Office organises a Scaling Up Nutrition workshop in Tanzania

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

On the 27th January 2015, a Scaling-Up Nutrition Coordination workshop was organised by the Prime Minister's Office in Mbeya, Tanzania. The workshop brought together participants from Regional Administration, Local Government Authorities (PMORALG), the Tanzania Food and Nutrition Center and the Donor and UN networks. During...

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Pakistan enacts the Protection of Breastfeeding Child Nutrition Act 2015

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On the 9th January 2015, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly unanimously passed “Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Protection of Breastfeeding and Child Nutrition Act 2015”. This law for one of Pakistan’s four provinces, makes the manufacturers of formula milk bound to seek permission for marketing and sale of their...

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Germany donates €24M to Yemen for nutrition, safety nets and girls education

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

In December, the German government announced the donation of €24 million (US$30 million) to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Yemen to support nutrition, protective safety nets and girls’ education. This donation forms part of a two-year Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation which supports a...

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