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Multistakeholder Somalia national nutrition learning event brings key experts together to advance national nutrition goals

  |   Advocacy and Communication for Nutrition, Engaging Multiple Stakeholders, SUN Country Network, SUN in Practice

The first Somalia National Nutrition Learning Event themed, “Strengthening sustainable nutrition resilience through proven multisectoral innovations, integration and adaptive responses in Somalia” is was opened today in Mogadishu and runs for three todays through to 17 March.   The event is a platform for knowledge sharing and...

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Tokyo nutrition summit kicks off

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

|First published on Tuesday 7 December 2021 by The Japan Times| The Tokyo Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit 2021 is taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday under the auspices of the Japanese government. The summit builds on more than 10 years of international focus on nutrition...

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Uganda: Ministry of Health, WHO, UNICEF and partners discuss advancing nutrition

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

| First published by WHO on 29 November 2021 |  Kampala, 29 November 2021 - The World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and the country’s stakeholders on nutrition discussed advancing the nutrition agenda in Uganda in a one-day symposium, convened by the Ministry of Health, under the theme ‘Strengthening...

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Madagascar: ‘World cannot look away’ as 1.3 million face severe hunger

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

First published by UN News on 18 November 2021 ________________________________________ The international community must step up support to Madagascar, where more than one million people in the south are facing severe hunger, the top UN aid official there said on Thursday in a renewed appeal for solidarity...

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2021 World Food Prize Laureate: The power of small fish to nourish women and children

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

*First published by U.S. Agency for International Development: Stories of USAID’s Work from Around the World on 25 October 2021, authored by Mr Shawn Baker, USAID Chief Nutritionist and former SUN Movement Executive Committee Chair This May, Dr Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, of Denmark and Trinidad and...

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Gavi-SUN collaboration plan: For integrated delivery of immunisation and nutrition interventions

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

28 October 2021, Geneva – Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement are collaborating to stimulate, among countries and partners, a more holistic and integrated approach to immunisation, nutrition interventions and other essential health services as part of countries’ efforts to...

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Kenya: NICHE programme benefits vulnerable children, and mothers

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

© UNICEF/UNI377887/Bongyereirwe *Originally published by Kenya News Agency on 5 October 2021, written by Anthony Melly There is relief for vulnerable children under the age of two years, and pregnant and lactating mothers in West Pokot and North Pokot sub-counties after the Kenyan government launched a programme...

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WFP: Half of Afghanistan’s children under 5 expected to suffer from acute malnutrition as hunger takes root for millions

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

*Kabul – Wrapping up a two-day visit to Herat, UNICEF Representative in Afghanistan, Hervé Ludovic De Lys, and WFP Afghanistan Representative and Country Director, Mary-Ellen McGroarty, sounded the alarm on the dire state of malnutrition and food insecurity sweeping across the country. Without reliable access...

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Burkina Faso: Successfully scaling up nutrition in a digital world

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

Burkina Faso’s ten-year journey with the integrated e-diagnostic approach (IeDA) provides a rare and inspiring example of a digital health tool brought to scale. The country showcases good practice with this solution, as it covers 84 per cent of the country’s primary health care facilities...

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