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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 bridges gap in adolescent nutrition education

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Donor Network

  * Originally published by Nutrition International Nutrition International has launched a new online course focusing on adolescent nutrition, an area that has previously been underfunded and overlooked. The course, entitled Adolescent Nutrition and Anaemia, will help to build capacity to improve nutrition for adolescents around the world. “As a global leader...

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The 2019 nutrition promotion month kicks off in Myanmar

  |   SUN UN Network

The Nutrition Promotion Month (2019) with the theme of ‘’Invest in Nutrition: Join Hands in Building the Nation’’ will be conducted throughout August by seeking attention to the importance of coordinated effort to support good nutrition for all populations in Myanmar. With the leadership of...

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Launch of the 2019-2020 SUN Business Network pitch competition

  |   SUN Business Network

*Originally published by the SUN Business Network "Showcasing SMEs that are innovatively improving diet and tackling malnutrition" The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Business Network, in collaboration with key partners, has launched the second edition of the SUN Pitch Competition for 2019/2020. The SUN Pitch Competition will support innovative solutions for...

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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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Putting gender on the table: integrating gender and nutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

*Blog written by Myriam Hebabi and Alina Meyer originally published by Nutrition International Nutrition International, through the Technical Assistance for Nutrition (TAN) project, with support from gender consultant Alina Meyer, recently helped integrate gender equality into the Functional Capacity-Building Workshop for Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Focal Points and Comprehensive...

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Voice from the ground: what is the value added by the SUN Movement?

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

Interview with Faniry Hantarinivo, Manager of the Advocacy Department at Action Against Hunger, and National Vice-President of the Madagascar civil society platform for the SUN Movement, Hina What is the role of the civil society platform for the SUN Movement in Madagascar? The missionof Hina, Madagascar’s civil...

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‘Taking the temperature’ of gender consideration in national nutrition planning to maximise efforts to improve nutrition for all

  |   Blogs

A blog by Carrie Memminger (PATH) originally published by MQSUN+ Nutritional status can be strongly impacted by gender. Socially-constructed gender roles, in conjunction with biological differences in sex and age, influence nutritional needs and status of individuals, households, communities and societies. As well, inequalities in decision making and...

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