Nutrition International and the Government of Indonesia helping to prevent and reduce stunting by reaching pregnant women and children under five with essential micronutrients

Nutrition International, in partnership with the governments of Indonesia, Australia and Canada, reached 211,000 pregnant women with iron and folic acid supplementation, 720,000 children with two doses of vitamin A and 64,000 children under five suffering from diarrhoea with zinc and oral rehydration supplements (ORS), as part of its MITRA program.

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Our 2020 Nutrition Resolutions

2020 is a big year for nutrition. There are now only five years left to achieve the WHO Global Nutrition Targets, we will be halfway through the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition, and Japan will host the Nutrition for Growth summit. As we start this important year, we have made five nutrition resolutions, which we will share every day this week. What are yours?

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Makueni County on course to mainstream nutrition

On November 22nd, Makueni County launched its County Nutrition Action Plan (CNAP) in the presence of County Governor Prof Kivutha Kibwana, Nutrition International President and CEO Joel Spicer, Nutrition International Africa Regional Director Dr. Richard Pendame and Nutrition International Kenya Country Director Martha Nyagaya. Kenya’s Head of Nutrition and Dietetics Division, Veronica Kirogo, was also among the speakers.

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