News

WAGGGS, Nutrition International and Canada partner to improve girls’ nutrition and help every girl reach their potential

WAGGGS, Nutrition International  and Global Affairs Canada launched a partnership to ensure that no girl is held back by poor nutrition – no matter where she is from.  
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Nutrition International and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Help Reduce Neural Tube Defects Through First-Ever Global Folate Strategy

Nutrition International has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to work on a global folate strategy to reduce neural tube defects
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Field Stories

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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Canadian parliamentarians meet with Ethiopian communities and witness the power of nutrition

On a recent trip to Ethiopia, Canadian members of Parliament met with communities being empowered to take control of their own nutrition.
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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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