By Leigh Golden, Deputy Director, Global Technical Services As Nutrition International grows and evolves its programming to include a greater focus on maternal health, nutrition education and child and adolescent health, it is critical to ensure that staff and partners are aware of, and actively minimizing, possible risks to children caused by our programs—and that
Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate mothers and the power of nutrition in ensuring well-nourished mothers, healthy babies and strong societies. Join us in continuing our efforts to tackle anaemia and reduce the risk of babies born too soon and too small.
One of the lesser known life-saving superheroes in public health is vitamin A. As we celebrate World Immunization Week let’s celebrate how vitamin A and immunization are working together to save lives and protect child health.
87 countries have adopted legislation to mandate fortification of at least one industrially milled cereal grain with iron and/or folic acid. However, support is still needed by many of these countries in order to ensure sustained enforcement of these legislations as well as quality control ― and that the programs and policies they have put in place are as effective as they can be.
Nutrition International (NI) is proud to be joining peers from around the world at the 12th International Conference on Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) in Bogota, Colombia this week as well as recognizing World Prematurity Day on November 17.