How can we build new partnerships with the private sector to attract additional resources and leverage investments for the poorest children? I like the way this question is framed. It’s not bogged down in the old rhetoric of “IF” we should partner with the private sector; it asks HOW. If there’s anything to share from
The Micronutrient Initiative has awarded contracts to three suppliers for the manufacture of vitamin A capsules for its flagship child survival program. Accucaps Industries Limited of Canada, NutriCorp International /Jamieson Laboratories, Canada and Patheon Softgels B.V. Netherlands have all received contracts to manufacture soft-gel capsules that are distributed to around 70 countries.
Tens of millions of the world’s most vulnerable, especially women and children, will be reached with critical nutrition interventions and support thanks to $130 million in new funding announced by the Government of Canada for the Micronutrient Initiative (MI).
In a new approach that brought together all sectors of government, Ethiopia launched its latest National Nutrition Programme, pledging its commitment to support new nutrition targets to improve the health of all its citizens.
The Ministry of Trade in Senegal and MI recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the aim of providing more people in West Africa access to adequately iodized salt.