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Tisu Zimpita, SUN Nutrition Champion: “To boost global nutrition, give local advocates more tools”

  |   Blogs

Article written by Andrew Green, originally published in Malnutrition Deeply  Tisungeni Zimpita led one of the first national-level efforts to coordinate organizations to focus on nutrition, which led her to be named a Scaling Up Nutrition Champion. She shares some of the lessons from her work.   TISUNGENI ZIMPITA, An award-winning...

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Nutrition International launches bold plan to drive SDG progress

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Donor Network

Nutrition International released its plan to mobilize CAD 700 million through 2024 in the global fight against malnutrition. The investment case, the first of its kind for a global nutrition organization, will finance the scale-up of proven high-impact, low-cost nutrition interventions, particularly for women, adolescent girls and children. It lays...

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Pakistan proudly kicks off the 2019 Joint-Annual Assessment for the Scaling up Nutrition Movement!

  |   SUN Country Network

Pakistan is the first SUN Movement country to conduct the Joint Assessment in 2019! The assessment was launched at the 6th Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Joint-Assessment Workshop held on April 26 in Islamabad, Pakistan. The event saw key stakeholders come together to review progress, reflect...

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South Sudan moves forward on developing a Multi-sectoral Nutrition Action Plan

  |   SUN Country Network

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with WFP and Save the Children on behalf of the UN Network and Civil Society Alliance organized a half day SUN Movement advocacy workshop on 22 February, bringing together 49 people from Ministries of Health, Education and General Instruction,...

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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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Senegalese civil society takes action to make nutrition a key issue of the presidential election

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

Senegalese civil society used a press conference in Dakar to challenge candidates in the country's presidential election to be held on 24 February 2019. "The fight against malnutrition is a development imperative," said Mr Seydou Ndiaye, National Coordinator of the Civil Society Organisations Platform for Nutrition...

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African Union Commission and African Development Bank launch scorecard to track nutrition progress

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

The African Union Commission, the African Development Bank and global partners today launched the Continental Nutrition Accountability Scorecard to raise awareness and reinforce commitments by African governments to help end malnutrition. His Majesty King Letsie III of the Kingdom of Lesotho and African Union Champion for...

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ENN Online Nutrition Exchange Issue 11 – January 2019

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

Launched in January 2019, ENN’s Nutrition Exchange Issue 11 features articles on stunting prevention in Indonesia; parliamentarian networks for nutrition in West Africa; SUN Networks in fragile and conflicte-affedted sates; interview with Mali's SUN focal point; and the development of a common results framework for nutrition...

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America’s countries establish action networks to contribute to the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Ministry of Health of Brazil has announced the launch of two new action networks in the Region of the Americas, in partnership with health ministries in other countries, as part of the United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition 2016-2025. The Action Network on Strategies for...

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