News

Nutrition International and partners disseminate results of India Iodine Survey 2018-19

India Iodine Survey 2019-19 results are launched.

The results of the India Iodine Survey 2018-19 were disseminated on Sept. 9 in New Delhi. NEW DELHI: On September 9, Nutrition International released the results of the India Iodine Survey 2018-19, a nationwide study to estimate the iodine status of the population and assess the extent to which Indian households
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Nutrition International bridges gap in adolescent nutrition education

Nutrition International has launched a new online course focusing on adolescent nutrition, an area that has previously been underfunded and overlooked. The course, entitled Adolescent Nutrition and Anaemia, will help to build capacity to improve nutrition for adolescents around the world.
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Field Stories

Seynabou Ndiaye, a child survival champion in rural Senegal, leads the way in vitamin A

At the Touba Mbella health post in central Senegal, Seynabou Ndiaye works diligently so every child in her village has the chance to grow up strong and healthy. Knowing that vitamin A is an important part of that, Seynabou has found creative solutions to ensure no child in her community misses out on their bi-annual doses.
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Changing behaviours for an anaemia-free pregnancy in Indonesia

Midwife Rosina Susianawati provdes anaemia counselling to a patient

In the Manggarai Barat district of East Nusa Tenggara, midwife Rosina Flaviana Susianawati, popularly known as Osi, is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that women in her region have a healthy pregnancy, free from anaemia.
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From the Experts

Bridging the gap in adolescent nutrition education

Adolescent Nutrition and Anaemia Course

By Dr. Marion Roche, Senior Technical Advisor for Adolescent and Women’s Health and Nutrition Nutrition International launched a free online course titled Adolescent Nutrition and Anaemia to help fill a gap in knowledge and education and to support action in this very important area. Although adolescent health is gaining recognition globally
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Investing in breastfeeding is vital to improving human capital

Asher John 3 m_old and Camela Subillaga

By Dr. Dylan Walters, Project Director for Health Economics I recently published a study on the “Cost of Not Breastfeeding: Global results and a new tool” in collaboration with Alive & Thrive. This study estimated the health, human capital and economic costs of not breastfeeding for over 100 countries and concluded that not breastfeeding newborns
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Events

Nutrition International launches ‘Right Start’ to provide better nutrition for women, adolescent girls and children in Tanzania

Nutrition International launched the ‘Right Start Initiative’ in Tanzania to improve the nutrition and health of women, adolescent girls, newborns and young children in the country through a $CAN 2.8M (4.7B TZS) investment over five years to 2020.
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Address by Nutrition International President and CEO at launch of Right Start Kenya

Nutrition International President and CEO Joel Spicer spoke at the launch of Right Start in Kenya on June 15, 2017.
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