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“There is a strong interest to set up a functional Multi-Sectoral Platform in Lesotho to fight against malnutrition”

  |   SUN Country Network

Interview of Mr Tiisetso Elias SUN Focal Point in Lesotho Can you tell us a bit about the nutrition situation in Lesotho? What are the key underlying causes? Tiisetso Elias: Lesotho is facing a problem of malnutrition that is often referred to as ‘triple burden’ of malnutrition. The...

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Zimbabwe’s MSPs and their contribution to the food and nutrition security information system

  |   SUN Country Network

Zimbabwe has established functional Multi-sectoral platforms (MSPs) from national to sub-national level, responsible for implementing a coordinated and holistic response to food and nutrition insecurity in the country. The Food and Nutrition Council (FNC), also the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Convener, has the mandate to...

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The power of connecting vaccines and good nutrition

  |   SUN Donor Network

*Blog by SUN Movement Coordinator Gerda Verburg on the occasion of Gavi’s third donor pledging conference, the Global Vaccine Summit 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has brought uncertainties and fears. Families are facing an urgent challenge: how to keep themselves and their children protected and healthy, both physically...

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Multisector and multistakeholder effort on stunting reduction in Indonesia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

SUN Indonesia Annual Meeting 2019 was the national event to share the knowledge and learn the innovation and best practices among stakeholders and discuss the challenges and efforts for the improvement in the future. This event was attended by approximately 600 participants representative from 23...

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Lao PDR launches multi-sectoral approach to reduce childhood undernutrition

  |   SUN Donor Network

Lao PDR will implement a new cross-cutting and evidence-based approach to tackle the issue of childhood undernutrition with support from the World Bank. Representatives from the Ministries of Planning and Investment, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Public Works and Transport,...

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Private sector role in improving nutrition at the Asian congress of nutrition

  |   SUN Business Network

* Originally published by the SUN Business Network Axton Salim, Co-Chair of the SUN Business Network’s Advisory Group and Director of Indofood spoke of the role of the private sector in accelerating the end of malnutrition at the 2019 Asian Congress of Nutrition. The Conference, entitles ‘Nutrition and Food...

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Multi-sectoral platforms and provincial civil society networks for eradicating malnutrition in Burundi

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

The Civil Society Network (CSN) for Scaling Up Nutrition, in collaboration with the NGO Concern Worldwide, organized in Cankuzo commune and province (eastern Burundi) a workshop for launching multi-sectoral platforms and provincial civil society networks for nutrition and food security, in favor of the administrative...

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Multi-sector convergence approach to reducing malnutrition in Lao PDR

  |   SUN Donor Network

High levels of childhood malnutrition present a staggering, yet avoidable, loss of human and economic potential for Lao PDR. Childhood stunting is associated with poor health, delayed child development, underperformance in school, and eventually reduced employment opportunities, and thus contributes to keeping communities in poverty....

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The SUN Movement’s multi-stakeholder platform in Guatemala completes 2019 joint assessment

  |   SUN Country Network

Secretary of the Food and Nutrition Security Secretariat Juan Carlos Carías participated in the meeting for the Joint Evaluation of the actions of the multi-stakeholder Platform of the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement -SUN- 2019. The secretary of SESAN said: <>‘We want to thank the secretariat of...

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Ethiopia sets new standards for the management of acute malnutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Every month over 25,000 children with severe acute malnutrition are admitted to hospitals across Ethiopia. If not identified early and treated properly, these children could die. Survivors are more likely to perform poorly in school and, once grown up, girls are more likely to suffer...

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