Getting to Women Earlier in Pregnancy

Midwife in Nigeria uses nutrition knowledge to help women have safer, healthier pregnancies

Midwife Rita Momoh in Nigeria

Rita Momoh is a nurse-midwife at a hospital in Abuja, Nigeria. With 15 years of experience and two children of her own, she understands the struggles facing pregnant women in the country. Read More…

“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. Read More…

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. Read More…

Nutrition International launches ‘Right Start’ to improve nutrition for women, adolescent girls and newborns in Bangladesh

Nutrition International launched the ‘Right Start Initiative’ in Bangladesh to improve nutrition for women, adolescent girls and newborns in the country. Read More…

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. Read More…

Nutrition International launches ‘Right Start’ to provide better nutrition for women, adolescent girls and children in Kenya

Nutrition International launched the ‘Right Start Initiative’ in Kenya (Anzilisha) to improve the quality of nutrition and healthcare for women, adolescent girls, newborns and young children. Read More…

Nutrition International contributes to research on the benefits and harms of iodine supplementation in women before, during or after pregnancy

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Nutrition International has released findings that address research gaps on iodine supplementation for women to reduce iodine deficiency disorders during the preconception, pregnancy and postpartum period. Read More…