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The SUN Civil Society Alliance launches in Pakistan and adopts a declaration to mark the occasion

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On the 23rd December 2014, the Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance (SUN-CSA) was launched in Islamabad, Pakistan during a two day national conference on the State of Nutrition in Pakistan. The milestone event was boosted with the newly established SUN-CSA adopting a Civil Society Declaration on Nutrition...

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Pakistans Minister for Planning speaks about the importance of nutrition for economic and social development

  |   SUN Country Network

On 15th December 2014, a seminar on “Poverty, Consumption, Food Security, and Malnutrition in Pakistan” was held at the Pakistan Planning Commission. The seminar was organised by The Micronutrient Initiative (MI) and the Ministry of Health Services Regulation and Coordination (MHSRC). During the seminar, Minister for Planning...

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Bangladesh Prime Minister and SUN Lead Group Member speaks at the SAARC Summit

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 26th November 2014, the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was held in Kathmandu, Nepal. During the event, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed, who is also a member of the SUN Movement Lead Group, spoke to participants and urged SAARC leaders to set...

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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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The Government of Pakistan partners with WFP and MI to address micronutrient deficiencies

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

On 29 July 2014, the World Food Programme (WFP) announced that it would extend its agreement with Micronutrient Initiative (MI). This agreement enables the continuation of its food fortification programme with the Government of Pakistan, and to advocate for the need to address micronutrient-related malnutrition...

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