Nutrition education can reduce stunting faster

Aug 19, 15 Nutrition education can reduce stunting faster

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Nutrition education should be integrated into social safety net programmes in the country to reduce faster the number of stunted children below the age of five, who were 36 percent in 2014, dropped from 59 percent in 1990. Experts from Washington-based global food policy think-tank International Food Policy Research Institute...

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A good breakfast goes a long way towards tackling child hunger

Aug 18, 15 A good breakfast goes a long way towards tackling child hunger

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UK charity Magic Breakfast’s Carmel McConnell makes the case to government that we simply cannot afford the human and financial cost of hungry children. Charities can’t just say “this is wrong, please help”, or “we’re all going back to Victorian times, how awful”. We have to build the answers, and make the business case work...

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Increasing knowledge, skills, and tools in nutrition to advance post ICN-2 Agenda

Jul 23, 15 Increasing knowledge, skills, and tools in nutrition to advance post ICN-2 Agenda

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2nd FAO Africa Regional Nutrition Coordination and Programming Consultation held in Accra FAO NEWS | 22 July, 2015 – The FAO Regional Office for Africa has opened a three-day Regional Nutrition Coordination and Programming Consultation in Accra. The theme of the consultation:“Advancing Nutrition Sensitive Food Systems – Post ICN2...

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Gates pledges $776M for malnutrition

Jun 03, 15 Gates pledges $776M for malnutrition

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Foundation will “unlock even further resources” from a matching pledge issued by the United Kingdom DEVEX | 3 June 2015 – The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation — the world’s largest private foundation — will spend $776 million over the next six years to fight malnutrition, a strong signal of support for a historically...

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Argentina’s ‘programa Hambre Cero’ sees thousands recover from malnutrition

May 26, 15 Argentina’s ‘programa Hambre Cero’ sees thousands recover from malnutrition

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“EL PROGRAMA HAMBRE CERO RECUPERÓ DE LA DESNUTRICIÓN A 10.288 MISIONEROS” Originally published in Spanish MISIONES CRECE | 24 May 2015 – The Zero Hunger program “recovered from malnutrition” some 10,288 persons, providing nutrition services to 10,941 , of which, 653 people, including children and...

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WHA ends session agreeing ‘landmark’ reforms on emergency response

May 26, 15 WHA ends session agreeing ‘landmark’ reforms on emergency response

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 26 May 2015 – The World Health Assembly wrapped up its work today after giving the greenlight for the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) to reform its emergency and response capacity to better tackle future disease outbreaks like Ebola, and agreeing to address antimicrobial resistance and air pollution,...

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