News

Government of Indonesia, Nutrition International collaborate to improve adolescent girls’ nutrition for a better future

Nutrition International and Indonesia’s Ministry of Health jointly hosted a seminar to highlight Nutrition International’s Right Start Initiative and MITRA Youth, supported respectively by the governments of Canada and Australia.
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Girl Effect and Nutrition International partner to transform girls' nutrition through mobile

Girl Effect and Nutrition International are announcing a two-year partnership to tackle the lack of knowledge about nutrition among adolescent girls in Indonesia.
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Field Stories

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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Mousumi’s Story: Health Assistant and Advocate for Maternal Nutrition in Bangladesh

Meet Mousumi Akhtar, a 25 year-old health assistant who has made it her personal mandate to ensure women and adolescent girls in Bangladesh be provided with the best possible healthcare throughout their pregnancy.
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From the Experts

The Global Nutrition Report

Nourish the SDGs, the title of the 2017 Global Nutrition Report (GNR) is as much rallying cry as it is statement of fact. Twelve of the 17 SDGs have important nutrition indicators. Health, education, equity, equality and economic outcomes all rely on a well-nourished, well-developed and empowered population.
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In Indonesia – She’ll grow into it

While in Indonesia for the launch of the Right Start Initiative, President and CEO Joel Spicer visits a school in Karawang, West Java where he learns about the hopes and dreams of adolescent girls.
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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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