MI’s Director, Research and Evaluation and Chief Technical Advisor Dr. Luz Maria De-Regil, is the author of the 2014 Global Nutrition Report’s Technical Note 12: “Vitamin and Mineral Status Worldwide: What We Know and the Challenges Ahead” “During the last 20 years, micronutrient surveillance and intervention efforts have focused mostly on vitamin A, iodine, and anemia
Canada reinforced its commitment to saving and improving lives for women and children around the world today when Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced a renewed investment of $150 million for the Micronutrient Initiative at a community health post in Bargny, Senegal.
OTTAWA, CANADA — With world leaders gathering in Senegal on Friday for La Francophonie Summit, a poll in Quebec shows that there is broad based support for Canada to be a leader in improving the health — and nutrition — of the world’s most vulnerable women and children in Francophone countries and beyond. The poll was
MI President Joel Spicer was very pleased to meet with World Food Programme Executive Director Ertharin Cousin to lay the foundation for a new era of strategic partnerships. The two met on Monday, November 17, 2014 in Rome in the lead up to the Second International Conference on Nutrition. Photo credit: WFP/Giulio d´Adamo
As we approach the deadline for the 2015 Millennium Development Goals and pull out all the stops toward their achievement, it is right to note the tremendous progress the world has made in saving and improving millions of lives, including advances in improving nutrition. But I’m also concerned that we are not doing enough to reach a critical demographic: adolescent girls, particularly with good nutrition.