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A run highlights the importance of nutrition for women and girls in Ethiopia

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

* Originally published by Nutrition International The 2020 Great Ethiopian Run brought together more than 15,000 participants for the Women First 5KM Road Race in Addis Ababa. This year’s event was themed around the “With Good Nutrition She’ll Grow Into It” campaign, highlighting the important role nutrition plays...

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Kathmandu call to action on women and girls’ nutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Donor Network

* Written by Alina Meyer and originally published by Nutrition International Nutrition International and the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement (SUN) Secretariat co-hosted the 2019 SUN Global Gathering’s gender workshop, entitled “Productive, not just reproductive! The power of gender equality and empowering women and girls to scale up...

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Multisector and multistakeholder effort on stunting reduction in Indonesia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

SUN Indonesia Annual Meeting 2019 was the national event to share the knowledge and learn the innovation and best practices among stakeholders and discuss the challenges and efforts for the improvement in the future. This event was attended by approximately 600 participants representative from 23...

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Consultation launched to establish the SUN Civil Society Network in the Central African Republic

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

The non-governmental organisation Action against Hunger, in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and under the supervision of the national Multisectoral Technical Committee for Food Security and Nutrition (CTMSAN), has held a stakeholder consultation meeting on establishing the Civil Society Network for Scaling...

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Kenyan counties launch nutrition action plans

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International Four county governments in Kenya have launched their County Nutrition Action Plans (CNAPs) 2019-2023. The governors of Busia, Vihiga, Nandi and Makueni counties unveiled the plans during colourful events that brought together various stakeholders, among them Nutrition International’s President and CEO Joel Spicer, representatives from national...

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Adolescent girls in Indonesia use their smartphones to fight anaemia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

* Story by Radhika Srivastava, NI Regional Advocacy and Communications Manager, Asia and originally published by Nutrition International The level of anaemia among Indonesian adolescent girls, which is as high as 30 to 40% in some provinces, is a public health concern. In collaboration with the Government...

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SUN Movement Global Gathering brings together over 1,200 participants committed to improving nutrition

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

Every country in the world now faces a serious nutrition-related challenge, whether stemming from undernutrition, overweight/obesity, including non-communicable diseases. High-level representatives and over 1,200 participants from 73 countries committed to urgent actions to create a healthier, better-nourished future for all people and planet at the...

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Nutrition International’s new online tool to calculate cost-effectiveness of prenatal multiple micronutrient supplementation

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

* Originally published by Nutrition International A new online tool will help governments determine the health benefits and budget impact of transitioning from iron and folic acid supplementation (IFAS) to multiple micronutrient supplementation (MMS) in their maternal health programs. The Nutrition International MMS Cost-Benefit Tool, developed in...

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