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Multiple stakeholders brought together for Nutrition Advocacy Training in Kenya

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

On 30 July 2014, the SUN Civil Society Alliance (SUNCSA) in Kenya brought together multiple stakeholders for a nutrition advocacy training in Machakos Country, Kenya. Particpants included representatives from government, civil society, business, academia and the media. The four facilitators, who were all trained by ACTION...

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Organisations, communities and individuals unite for World Breastfeeding Week 2014

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

The week of 1 – 7 August  was recognised as World Breast Feeding Week (WBW) in 2014, with the slogan and theme, Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal – For Life! WBW is an annual commemoration of the Innocenti Declaration made by World Health Organisation (WHO) and...

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Tajikistan launches the SUN Movement with the support of USAID

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

On 11th August 2014, the Government of Tajikistan launched the SUN Movement with a national workshop. The launch was supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), as the country's donor co-convener along with UNICEF Tajikistan. Representatives from the Ministries of Health and Social Protection,...

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Undernutrition costs Tajikistan US$41 million annually

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

In February 2012, the World Bank and The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) jointly developed a report to calculate the potential human and economic benefits to be gained from increasing nutrition investments in Tajikistan. This report provides compelling evidence of the potential to improve health and...

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