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Sierra Leone market women are engaged to promote nutrition, immunisation and zero Ebola cases

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

On 19 August 2015, a two day workshop was held in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on the topic “Engaging Market Women to Promote Nutrition, Immunization and Maintaining Zero Ebola Case”. The workshop was organised by the Children Advocacy Forum Sierra Leone in collaboration with the Sierra...

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UNICEF Nigeria holds a media dialogue on community management of acute malnutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 17 August 2015, UNICEF organised a media conference in Kano, northwest Nigeria, on child malnutrition and community management of acute malnutrition (CMAM). The event represented an opportunity to review progress made in Nigeria’s health sector and highlight the challenges that remain. It was also...

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Ethiopia commits to ending undernutrition by 2030 with the Seqota Declaration

  |   SUN Country Network

On 15th July 2015, Ethiopia declared to end child malnutrition by 2030 with the launch of their Seqota Declaration. The launch was announced by Ethiopia's Minister of Health, Kesete Admasu, during a side event at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development. The Seqota...

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Accelerating collective efforts for children in Africa

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

On 16th June 2015, the International Day of the African Child was commemorated under the theme "Accelerating our collective efforts to end child marriage in Africa". Community leaders, traditional, religious leaders, girls affected by child marriage and key stakeholders came together to focus on the rights of...

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A video from Ethiopia shows the key role health workers play in building stronger communities

  |   SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

On April 28th 2015, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released a new video to showcase the valuable role that a health worker has in building stronger communities. In the video, a health worker from a small Ethiopian village shares how crucial it is to...

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An update to the film that shares the complex causes of malnutrition in Bangladesh

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

In February 2015, the REACH Partnership in Bangladesh launched a new version of a film about the complex underlying causes of malnutrition. This film is the product of a project whereby community activists were trained with video skills to document their nutrition reality. The project has...

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Regional government of Piura in Peru reaffirms commitment to governance agreement and reducing malnutrition

  |   Uncategorized

On the 13th of February 2015, the regional president of Piuru in Peru, Reynaldo Hilbck, reaffirmed his commitment to the governance agreement for Piura (2051-2018) for achieving integrated development. On this occasion, Hilbck reiterated the joint commitment from his government and district municipalities that agreed on...

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Nutrition mission in Mali helps define civil society advocacy plans and establishes 3 regional alliances

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

From 16 through to 30 September 2014, Malian Civil Society Organisation (CSO) OMAES and its technical partners ASDAP and Helen Keller International (HKI) undertook a mission to support and monitor nutrition activities in three regions - Kayes, Sikasso and Segou. The goals of the mission were...

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