News

Canadian parliamentarians witness the impact of Right Start in Kenya

A delegation of Canadian parliamentarians saw first-hand the impact a Canada-supported program is having on communities in Vihiga County, Kenya, during a recent field visit organized by RESULTS Canada.
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Exploring fortified lentils for better health and nutrition in Bangladesh

NI held a roundtable discussion on the topic of Making Fortified Lentils Accessible to Bangladesh Consumers in Dhaka.
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Field Stories

Breaking down barriers for fathers in Kenya

Group of fathers sit outside health centre in Kenya.

Among some Luhya communities in Western Kenya, culture and taboos define the role of men and women in families, including the responsibility of the bulk of the role parenting and decisions around how and what to feed children. A man’s role in maternal and childcare issues is hardly discussed. After all, the local belief goes, his main task as the head of the family is accomplished once his wife conceives.
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Adolescent girls share big dreams at She'll Grow Into It launch in Bangladesh

On April 26, 75 adolescent girls who are part of the Shornokishoree Network Foundation (SKNF) in Bangladesh came together in Dhaka to launch Nutrition International’s ‘With Good Nutrition, She’ll Grow Into It’ campaign, which highlights the critical link between good nutrition and empowering girls to grow, learn, earn and lead, all while challenging gender norms and stereotypes.
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From the Experts

Nutrition key to building a global skilled "GirlForce"

Poor nutrition and food insecurity can keep girls out of school, but anaemia can also hold girls back even when they are in the classroom.
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Mothers need more support to provide the best foundation for their babies

The benefits of breastfeeding are well-recognized. However, the global status of breastfeeding policies and programs tell us that we need to do more to protect and promote breastfeeding and support mothers to breastfeed and provide the best foundation of life.
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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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