News

Nutrition International welcomes Canadian government's renewed commitment to global leadership

Nutrition International welcomes Canada’s commitment to invest more in international development and to support global COVID-19 recovery and resilience efforts, as expressed in yesterday’s Speech from the Throne. 
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PINKK supports COVID-19 response in hard-hit regions of Senegal

Distributing hygiene kits and foodstuff in Senegal

Dakar, SENEGAL – Nutrition International is providing support to the Government of Senegal as it responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the Projet intégré de nutrition dans les régions de Kolda et de Kédougou (PINKK), Nutrition International is distributing hygiene kit and foodstuffs to vulnerable households in the Kédougou and Kolda regions. COVID-19 has greatly
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Field Stories

Experienced ASHA becomes advocate for double-fortified salt

Santosh with her family

Santosh Sukhram promotes the use of double-fortified salt (DFS) to combat anaemia in women and girls and ensure better health for everyone in her village.
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New mother learns value of quality kangaroo mother care

Roselyn with health worker and baby

Roselyn Nyongesa was 27-weeks pregnant when her water broke and she was rushed to Busia County Referral Hospital, Kenya in February 2019.
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From the Experts

Nutrition of pregnant women: An interplay of socio-cultural and access barriers

pregnant woman in Indonesia

By Sri Kusyuniati, Country Director, Indonesia An edited version of this article was first published in The Jakarta Post on September 16, 2020. In her 1949 book The Second Sex, Simone de Beauvoir states: “She [woman] is defined and differentiated with reference to man and not he with reference to her; she is the incidental,
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Women and girls’ health must be a priority during the COVID-19 pandemic

adolescent girl at home Pakistan

The life of nearly every citizen in the world has been affected by COVID-19. Yet the long-term consequences of the pandemic will be felt most acutely by women and girls, especially those from countries where already challenging economic conditions are being compounded by poor health, disease and gender inequities.
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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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