News

Former president of Tanzania Jakaya Kikwete joins Nutrition International’s Board of Directors

Nutrition International is pleased to announce the appointment of His Excellency Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, the former president of Tanzania, to its Board of Directors.
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How NTEAM's Technical Assistance has incorporated support to national COVID-19 response planning through the TAN project

Without compromising their original objectives and workplans, ongoing or incipient TA are being refined to incorporate the new needs, concerns and lessons emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Field Stories

A community healthcare provider protects residents on the frontlines of COVID-19

Social distancing measures in place at a community clinic in Bangladesh

When Nur Alam was 15 years-old he accompanied an ailing relative to the hospital. It was there he befriended the local doctor who, recognizing his passion and skill, encouraged Nur to work with him at the hospital, giving him his first real taste of patient care.
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Harnessing the power of social media to improve girls’ nutrition knowledge

Ina, an adolescent girl in Indonesia

Ina is a 19-year old girl from Indonesia. Like many young women and girls in the country, Ina didn’t have access to much information about nutrition or dietary practices while she was growing up.
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From the Experts

Canada can lead way globally in addressing malnutrition

Canada is a leading middle power. We can’t lead everywhere. Instead, we must choose a set of strategic, high-impact areas of strength and focus on moving those issues forward by walking the talk, rallying our allies and staying the course.
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COVID-19’s triple threat to gender equality, nutrition and future potential

Women with children in Bagladesh

By Emma Feutl Kent, Global Policy and Advocacy Manager at 1,000 Days & Robyn Bright, Director of Advocacy at Nutrition International The global COVID-19 health crisis is unprecedented, in both its global scope and devastating impacts. What started as a novel virus soon resulted in global economic shutdown that is creating a malnutrition crisis felt
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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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