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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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Multi-sectoral strategy to combat child anaemia and malnutrition in Peru

  |   SUN Country Network

The Government of Peru is planning to dramatically reduce levels of child anaemia and malnutrition, one of its primary targets in the social sphere, using a multi-sectoral strategy involving the mobilization of social programme promoters and community agents.“"Combating anaemia is the priority for the Government...

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President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf reaffirms commitment to Zero Hunger in Liberia

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 19 April 2017, during a visit from the World Food Programme Regional Director for Central and West Africa Abdou Dieng President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf reaffirmed support for the ongoing government-led zero hunger strategic review exercise and the school feeding (also known as home-grown school feeding)...

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