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Pakistan’s civil society mobilises mass media for an incredibly successful nutrition campaign

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

From 15-17 October 2016, the Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance in Pakistan (SUNCSA-Pak) launched the first phase of their #InvestInNutrition campaign with support from the Micronutrient Iniative. The campaign coincided with World Food Day which helped to further catalyse attention towards advocacy efforts in...

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Human Capital Summit shines a spotlight on the need for investment in the early years

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On 6 October 2016, the World Bank Group convened a groundbreaking Human Capital Summit on the opening day of their Annual Meetings, to make the economic case for investing in the early years of children to drive future growth and development. Ministers from nine countries...

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Consultation in Punjab Province stresses need for multi-sectoral action

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 5 August 2016, a provincial consultation on the implementation of the Punjab multi-sectoral nutrition strategy was held. Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance Pakistan (SUNCSA,Pak) organised the event in collaboration with the Provincial SUN Unit and Micronutrient Initiative Pakistan.Despite its significant contribution to Pakistan’s annual...

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National consultation informs Pakistan’s multi-sectoral nutrition strategy

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On 1 June 2016, the National SUN Secretariat and the Ministry of Planning Development & Reform in collaboration with other ministries & partners, organized a consultative meeting on the formulation of Pakistan's Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy. All stakeholders from line ministries, provincial departments, development partners, businesses, donors,...

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SUN Experiences: Lessons from Pakistan

  |   SUN in Practice

An ENN article by Muhammad Aslam Shaheen is SUN Focal Point in Pakistan and Dr. Ali Ahmad Khan is Programme Officer for the SUN Secretariat, Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform, Pakistan. Background In Pakistan, the nutritional status of children under five years of age is extremely poor. At...

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Asian countries define path towards unlocking public finance for nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

From 25 to 27 April 2016, government, civil society and development partner representatives from 18 countries across Asia came together in Bangkok to set a course for mobilising the estimated additional $7 billion needed globally, each year over the next decade - to help tackle...

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