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SUN Civil Society Network Asia regional workshop in Cambodia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

Story written by Jeremy Mair, Program Support Officer at Helen Keller International From September 18-25, representatives from thirteen SUN Civil Society Alliances (SUN CSAs) throughout Asia (from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, The Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Lao PDR, Nepal, Viet Nam and Papua New...

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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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Economic loss linked to high burden of malnutrition in Pakistan

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

* Originally published by 'The Nation' (Pakistan) Malnourishment affects cognitive and physical development of children, while the country is losing around 2 per cent GDP because of high burden of malnutrition. The Network for Consumer Protection in collaboration with Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) organized the...

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Private stakeholders consultations on integrating nutrition in primary education in Somalia

  |   SUN Country Network

Office of the Somali Prime on Sunday the 30th of December 2018 held consultations on integrating primary curriculum for the private  education providers stakeholders in Mogadishu. Nearly 50 Participants from key educational level institutions in Mogadishu and scholars attended the one day consultative discussion on the importance...

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Pakistan dietary guidelines for better nutrition

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

The Pakistan Dietary Guidelines for Better Nutrition (PDGN) are comprehensive country specific guidelines for the general public to adopt healthy eating practices, and prevent and reduce the risk of infectious and chronic diseases. These guidelines are simple to adopt, provide age and gender appropriate and...

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Costa Rica committed to combating overweight and obesity epidemic

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Overweight and obesity lead to negative social and economic consequences for individuals, families and the national health system. According to the 2016 School Height and Weight Census, 34.6 per cent of the national school population is overweight. As part of World Food Day (WFD), the Government...

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Liberar el poder de las adolescentes para el desarrollo sostenible: la Declaración de Whistler

  |   Empowering Women and Girls to Improve Nutrition, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

La presidencia canadiense del G-7 puso los derechos de las mujeres y las niñas en primer plano de la agenda de este año y abogó por políticas que mejorarán sus vidas. El país anfitrión, Canadá, ha enfatizado la importancia de las mujeres y las niñas...

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