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A private sector focus at the 2016 Integrated Nutrition Conference in Kenya

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

From 14-16 November 2016, Catholic Relief Services held the 2016 Integrated Nutrition Conference in Nairobi, Kenya. The two main objectives of the conference we to identify strategies for civil society, government and academia to partner with the private sector and to leverage private sector products,...

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The first international Learning Route exchange among Civil Society Alliances is held in Rwanda

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

From 30 October to 5 November 2016, Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Alliance Rwanda in collaboration with SUN Civil Society Network and PROCASUR Corporation today launch the first international Learning Route exchange program among Civil Society Alliances in Rwanda. ...

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Japan pledges to invest $30billion over the next three years to boost the African economy

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On 27 August 20216, the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) Summit was held at Kenyatta International Convention Center in Nairobi, Kenya. The event represented a major milestone and a big boost towards achieving a more strategic partnership between Japan and the region, underscored by...

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Manaan Mumma of Kenya – 2016 Transform Nutrition Champion

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN in Practice

After training as a nutritionist, Manaan Mumma started her career working in maternal and infant nutrition. Working at the community level was a turning point for Manaan who witnessed how children suffering from acute malnutrition could recover when simple solutions, in the hands of community...

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Chef and Campaigner Jamie Oliver joins Ministers of Health at the 69th World Health Assembly to talk about nutrition globally

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

On 23 May 2016, in the side lines of the Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly, Ministers of Health were joined by nutrition champions in Geneva to talk about the status of nutrition globally. The event, titled "Accelerating National Progress on Tackling child Obesity and Child Undernutrition in...

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United Nations Foundation webinar shares stories from the private sector about breastfeeding support

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN UN Network

On 6 August 2015, as part of World Breastfeeding Week, the Untied Nations Foundation hosted a webinar in collaboration with experts from the private sector and the global development community, focused on Supporting Innovations that Enable Working Women to Breastfeed. Speakers from Royal Philips, MDG Health Alliance,...

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