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Goalkeepers 2018: the stories behind the data

  |   SUN Donor Network

The Goalkeepers report, published by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is dedicated to accelerating progress towards global goals by empowering a new generation of leaders to increase awareness, hold leaders accountable and inspire action. This year, Goalkeepers focus on youth population growth and how...

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Lao PDR tests proven approach to tackle malnutrition with support from the World Bank

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

Lao PDR will test a new cross-cutting and evidence-based approach to reducing stunting in four northern provinces, with support from the World Bank. Representatives from the Ministries of Planning and Investment, Agriculture, Public Works and Transport, and Health, together with the World Bank, met today...

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Investing in Nutrition for a Better Future in Afghanistan

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

Afghanistan stands to gain enormous benefits by improving nutrition and reducing malnutrition, which can help boost its economic growth, productivity, and human capital development. Investment in better nutrition is needed at a critical time as more than 40 percent of Afghan children are stunted, or of...

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Lesotho’s King Letsie III reaffirms African Leaders for Nutrition Champion role

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

His Majesty King Letsie III of the Kingdom of Lesotho made a commitment to mobilize and engage with African Heads of State and Finance Ministers to rally behind the African Leaders for Nutrition initiative in the upcoming African Union Summit in January 2019. The announcement follows...

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World Breastfeeding Week in SUN Movement Countries in Eastern and Southern Africa

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

BREASTFEEDING: Foundation of Life World Breastfeeding Week helps raise awareness about the importance of breastfeeding.  Why? Because breastfeeding is a universal solution that levels the playing field, giving everyone a fair start in life. It improves the health, wellbeing and survival of women and children around the world.  Kenya and Swaziland...

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SUN Movement coordinator visits Chad: “Working together to strengthen nutrition”

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

Visiting Chad from 1 to 3 July 2018, UN Deputy Secretary-General and SUN Movement Coordinator Gerda Verburg, accompanied by SUN Movement Executive Committee president Shawn Baker, met with all stakeholders in the SUN Movement. Their fruitful discussions with the Representative of the Head of State,...

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