By Sarah Pentlow, Senior Program Officer, Gender Mainstreaming Some might say it is the elephant in the room; that thing which everyone can see but no one will talk about. We know that in many cultures “women eat last and least” − but have you ever wondered why? Studies have shown that women consider the
Keynote address by His Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, former President of the Republic of Tanzania and Nutrition International board member. Check against delivery. It is a great honour to address the 11th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security. I would like to echo the event’s rallying call: ‘Africa must feed itself. No child should
Food fortification is a proven and cost‐effective intervention for addressing micronutrient deficiencies.
the spread of misinformation is undermining the work of health campaigns and positive nutrition practices adopted over the past decade, including one of the most critical for mothers and babies: breastfeeding.
When I first found out I was pregnant, like most first-time moms, I was over the moon and racked with worries about how I’d adjust to this new addition. Dreaming of life with baby meant trying to prepare for almost anything – would my delivery go smoothly, would they be a good sleeper, would I be able to breastfeed the way I had planned?