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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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SUN Countries gather in Latin America to share ongoing tracking systems for nutrition at a budget analysis workshop

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 28 to 30 April 2015, participants from 4 SUN countries met in Guatemala to accelerate efforts in budget analysis for nutrition. This was part of a series of four regional workshops that aim to help policy makers prioritise, plan and make informed decisions on resource...

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SUN Countries in Africa build the investment case for nutrition through budget analysis

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

On 21st and 22nd April 2015, participants from 7 SUN countries met in Entebbe, Uganda, to accelerate efforts in budget analysis for nutrition. This was the second in a series of four regional workshops that aim to help policy makers prioritise, plan and make informed decisions...

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The Power of Nutrition – a catalyst to increase investment and drive large scale progress in countries

  |   SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 16th April 2015, the Power of Nutrition was officially launched at the World Bank Head Quarters in Washington DC. Ministers of Finance together with senior leadership from the Power of Nutrition partner organizations – the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, UBS Optimus Foundation, the UK...

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SUN Countries in Asia take the first steps in consensus building for budget analysis

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 15th and 16th April 2015, participants from eight SUN countries met in Bangkok to accelerate efforts in budget analysis for nutrition. The workshop was the first in a series of workshops that aim to help policy makers prioritise, plan and make informed decisions on resource...

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Budget analysis paves the way for more nutrition transparency in Pakistan

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Throughout February and March of 2015, the Scaling up Nutrition multi-stakeholder platform for nutrition in Pakistan embarked on a country budget analysis exercise. Along with 30 other countries undertaking this investigation, Pakistan aims to accelerate its tracking of nutrition-relevant budget allocations and to share and...

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