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Bangladesh observes World Breastfeeding Week 2014 with the Prime Minister and Civil Society

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 6 August 2014, the Honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, inaugurated the week long programme which marks the fourth year for Bangladesh to observe World Breastfeeding Week. The Health Minister Mohammed Nasim said the country had taken on new programmes this year to...

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Malawi’s commitment to reducing malnutrition is highlighted by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

On 25 September 2014, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Malawi, Dr George Chaponda spoke on behalf of the state’s president at the Zero Hunger event held on the side-lines of the United Nations General Assembly. He said Malawi is experiencing food...

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The Government of Gambia launches a results based financing project with the World Bank

  |   SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 17 September 2014, the Minister of Health and Social Welfare launched a US$8.7 million grant from the World Bank to implement a 5-year results based financing project called the “Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health Results Project”. The project is being facilitated by the...

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Scaling Up Nutrition: In Practice Issue 3 – Social Mobilization, Advocacy and Communication for Nutrition

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

The third Scaling Up Nutrition: In Practice brief focuses on social mobilization, advocacy and communication for nutrition. Stakeholders from six SUN countries have contributed accounts of their experiences in raising awareness and mobilizing public support to scale up nutrition. Key lessons have been identified in...

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