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The Zambia Parliamentary Committee on Health, Community Development and Social Services learns about the multi-faceted challenges of malnutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

On the 5th February 2015, the Parliamentary Committee on Health, Community Development and Social Services in Zambia invited the Civil Society for Scaling Up Nutrition (CSO-SUN) to review progress made by Zambia towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Coordinator of CSO-SUN, William Chilyufa said the new post-2015...

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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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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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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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The SUN Civil Society Alliance launches in Pakistan and adopts a declaration to mark the occasion

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On the 23rd December 2014, the Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance (SUN-CSA) was launched in Islamabad, Pakistan during a two day national conference on the State of Nutrition in Pakistan. The milestone event was boosted with the newly established SUN-CSA adopting a Civil Society Declaration on Nutrition...

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