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Indonesia and Pakistan share civil society strategies on preventing adolescent anaemia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

A story by: Asma Afrin Haque, Monitoring & Quality Assurance Specialist, SUN Movement Pooled Fund Adolescence is a critical time of life, where both physical and psycho-social changes occur, and where many learned behaviours take root in an individual’s life-long health.  Adolescents may seem like a narrow...

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Nutrition Can’t Wait: Setting the agenda for adolescent nutrition in the context of COVID-19 and beyond

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

* A blog written by Irshad Danish and Jigyasa Nawani from Nutrition International While adolescents form one-sixth of the world’s population, adolescent nutrition remains an underrated agenda in most countries. With the COVID-19 pandemic interrupting most health and nutrition welfare services, it has affected the...

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Leveraging innovation, partnership to shore up food security in Asia and the Pacific

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Transforming food systems in Asia and the Pacific to make them more sustainable, resilient and productive, is vital for countries to rebound from the impact of COVID-19 and address chronic undernourishment, a UN regional forum on food security has heard. Gathered virtually at the UN Food...

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Nutrition Can’t Wait – SUN Civil Society Asia Coordination Group launches advocacy campaign

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

By: Irshad Danish, Nutrition International and Alison Farnham MA, MMedSci, Action for Development #Nutrition Can’t Wait - The COVID-19 pandemic is a health and human crisis threatening the food security and nutrition of millions of people around the world. Low and lower middle-income countries are more...

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A call for more innovative policies in Asia-Pacific to ensure food security and nutrition in the wake of COVID-19

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The global pandemic caused by COVID-19 requires a greater coordinated response on many policy levels, but particularly to ensure food security and nutrition for billions of people in the vast Asia-Pacific region, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported. FAO’s Regional Office...

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Combatting the consequences of COVID-19 with fortified food staples

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

by Sri Kusyuniati, Country Director — Indonesia, Nutrition International Two hundred million people in Indonesia regularly begin their day by eating foods made with fortified wheat flour, getting their daily dose of vitamins and minerals through bread, noodles, or other standard fare. These nutrients are vital...

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