News

Girl Scouts of the Philippines and Nutrition International launch Girl Powered Nutrition badge and advocacy campaign

Girl Scouts of the Philippines and Nutrition International launched Girl Powered Nutrition, a new badge and advocacy campaign designed to highlight the need to improve girls’ nutrition, on July 11, 2019.
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Nutrition International and Government of Indonesia collaboration protects adolescent schoolgirls from anaemia

Nutrition International and Government of Indonesia collaboration protects adolescent schoolgirls from anaemia

Nutrition International and Government of Indonesia collaboration protects adolescent schoolgirls from anaemia Jakarta, INDONESIA, 16th July, 2019: Nutrition International and the Government of Indonesia jointly organized a meeting to highlight the importance of anaemia prevention among adolescent girls. The meeting was attended by representatives from various government ministries as well as
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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

"Losing a billion dollars a day": The Cost of Not Breastfeeding

women breastfeeding

Each year the lack of breastfeeding newborns and young children according to WHO and UNICEF recommendations costs nearly 700,000 lives and $341 billion globally, or 0.7% Gross National Income, in health system costs and lost productivity due to premature deaths, and human capital losses.
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Putting gender on the table: Integrating gender and nutrition

Alina leading workshop

By Myriam Hebabi and Alina Meyer Alina leading participants in gender equality issues in the SUN Focal Points workshop. Nutrition International, through the Technical Assistance for Nutrition (TAN) project, with support from gender consultant Alina Meyer, recently helped integrate gender equality into the Functional Capacity-Building Workshop for Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN)
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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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