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WHO and Costa Rica preview technology pooling initiative to ensure access to COVID-19 health products for all

  |   SUN Country Network

Presidents Carlos Alvarado Quesada of Costa Rica and Sebastián Piñera of Chile joined WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to announce progress on a technology platform that aims to lift access barriers to effective vaccines, medicines and other health products against COVID-19. Costa Rica proposed...

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New guidelines to enhance food insecurity and malnutrition analysis including in areas with no humanitarian access

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

New global guidelines published by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) initiative will further hone food security and nutrition analysis processes for better and more actionable information during humanitarian crises. After thorough consultations, food security and nutrition experts from 15 organizations have released a third version...

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Crises in rural areas threatens progress in hunger, according to the 2019 Global Food Policy Report

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

Marked by deepening cycle of hunger and malnutrition, persistent poverty, limited economic opportunities, and environmental degradation, rural areas continue to be in a state of crisis in many parts of the world, threatening to slow the progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals, global climate targets,...

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Prime Minister of the Comoros endorses the decision to map nutrition stakeholders and actions

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

* Originally published by the UN Network for SUN Chad and the Comoros are working to conduct a sweeping nutrition mapping exercise that compiles data on intervention coverage across stakeholders, which is otherwise lacking. Government officials and UN colleagues in both countries recognize that it is...

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