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Building nutrition leadership skills in SUN countries

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement’s progress relies significantly on national government Focal Points for galvanising in-country stakeholders to come together, align contributions and implement multi-sector plans for improving nutrition. Focal Points are central to multistakeholder nutrition platforms: they are conveners, facilitators, coordinators, problem-solvers...

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A nutrition story of change from Nepal

  |   Information Systems for Nutrition, SUN in Practice, SUN UN Network

*An article by Prof. Dr. Geeta Bhakta Joshi and Stanley Chitekwe Background Nepal as part of the Global SUN Movement Nepal is a Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement early riser – the fifth country, joined the Movement on 5 May 2011 with a letter of commitment for scaling...

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Nepal Zero Hunger, a strategic review of food security and nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

For Nepal, ending hunger and improving nutrition for all its citizens will be a significant task, but one that is within its grasp. The country has already made great strides in reducing undernourishment and stunting. However, the prevalence of both are still high and challenges...

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Mapping SUN Movement Networks in 17 fragile and conflict-affected states

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

A snap shot of developments and progress This paper summarises findings from work carried out by ENN in 2018 to document the presence, make-up and activities of SUN country Networks in 17 SUN countries categorised as fragile and conflict-affected states (FCAS). ENN supports these countries through...

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UN agencies raise alarm over weakened fight against hunger and malnutrition in Asia and the Pacific

  |   SUN UN Network

Four specialized agencies of the United Nations today warned of a colossal human loss to Asia and the Pacific and its economies if countries in the region do not recommit themselves to ending all forms of malnutrition and achieving zero hunger by 2030. The warning came...

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Nutrition International and UNICEF partner to scale up maternal nutrition services

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN UN Network

Written by Jennifer Busch-Hallen, Senior Technical Advisor, Maternal and Neonatal Health and Nutrition and Jennifer Hatchard, Technical Officer, Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition. Originally published in Nutrition International website.  In November 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience presented 49 guidelines...

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Prof. Geeta Bhakta Joshi: “Good nutrition during the first 1000 days is the wisest investment during the whole life of a human being”

  |   Blogs

A blog by Prof. Dr. Geeta Bhakta Joshi* — SUN Movement Nutrition Champion 2017 What first inspired you to champion nutrition and where do you continue to draw your inspiration from? Even though Nepal has made significant progress in reducing stunting in children under 5 years, from 57 per...

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