News

Kathmandu Call to Action on Women and Girls’ Nutrition: Time for a (peaceful) Revolution

Youth advocate Jade Delgado of Philippines speaks at the SUN Global Gathering 2019 Gender Workshop On November 5, 2019 at the SUN Global Gathering, Nutrition International’s President and CEO Joel Spicer moderated an important discussion on the Power of Gender Equality to Scale Up Nutrition. The discussion benefited from the leadership
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Nutrition International launches forward-looking tool for governments to calculate cost-effectiveness of prenatal multiple micronutrient supplementation

A new online tool will help governments determine the health benefits and budget impact of transitioning from iron and folic acid supplementation (IFAS) to multiple micronutrient supplementation (MMS) in their maternal health programs.
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Field Stories

Adolescent girls in Indonesia use their smartphones to fight anaemia

Girls in Indonesia are using their smartphones to track their nutritional status and encouraging their friends to do the same.
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Girls for Good Nutrition: Kenyan musician wants every girl to get the good nutrition they need

Shanah in her kitchen at home in Nairobi

Shanh Manjeru is a young gospel singer from Nairobi. She understands the importance of good nutrition in her own life, and recognizes the challenges that other children – especially girls – face in accessing the nutrition they need. On the International Day if the Girl Child, she is raising her voice and advocating for better nutrition for girls because she wants everyone to have the opportunities that she has.
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From the Experts

Multi-level monitoring and enforcement improves consumption of iodized salt in Indonesia

By Aarati Pillai, Rozy A. Jafar and Suvabrata Dey Iodine is an essential micronutrient for the human body, critical for physical and mental development. Despite this, iodine deficiency remains a global health concern, with consequences such as goitre, hypothyroidism and stunted growth. Many of these consequences are irreversible, but they can be prevented. Salt iodization
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Reaching the last mile in universal salt iodization in Pakistan

Dr. Noor Khan working with school children to raise awareness on USI

By Dr. Noor Khan, Senior Technical Advisor for Nutrition in Food Systems Dr. Noor Khan working with school children to raise awareness on the importance of USI In 2003, as National Program Manager for Nutrition International (then the Micronutrient Initiative) in Pakistan, I had expressed the organization’s dream to raise the
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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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