Health

Doing Development Differently: increasing domestic investments for nutrition

Nutrition International co-created and developed a new investment model with Kenyan counties: sub-national, performance-based matched-funding arrangements. Read More…

COVID-19 will worsen the already abysmal state of nutrition among women

India women and girls

By Mini Varghese, Country Director, India A few weeks ago, Twitter was in awe of the resilience of 15-year-old Jyoti Kumari who bicycled all the way to Bihar, covering 1,200 kilometres with her wounded father. Like many other migrant workers, Jyoti and her father had no money or food left to cope during the nationwide
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Leading by example: A health worker transforms minds and lives in rural India

Health worker Mamta Rana and girls at a health centre in Uttar Pradesh

In Niyamatpur, a village in the Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh, the local Anganwadi, or health centre, is a bustling hub for adolescent girls who don't attend school. This is thanks to Mamta Rani, the neighbourhood Anganwadi worker (AWW) who has been running the centre for two years. Read More…

Community health champion Rekhaben Zampada is changing and saving lives in rural India

Rekhaben is a health worker in Gujarat

Rekhaben is an Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA), a trained health educator and promoter deployed by the Government of Gujarat’s Department of Health and Family Welfare. Read More…

Nutrition International and partners among top 100 proposals for MacArthur $100M Grant

A consortium led by Nutrition International is one of the Top 100 in MacArthur Foundation's 100&Change competition. Read More…

Leaders urged to act quickly to improve nutrition in Pakistan

Group of three Pakistani women

A two-day national conference to step up action on malnutrition brought together parliamentarians, government officials, donors, academics and civil society organizations in Islamabad. Read More…

Nutrition International and the Government of Indonesia helping to prevent and reduce stunting by reaching pregnant women and children under five with essential micronutrients

Mother and child

Nutrition International, in partnership with the governments of Indonesia, Australia and Canada, reached 211,000 pregnant women with iron and folic acid supplementation, 720,000 children with two doses of vitamin A and 64,000 children under five suffering from diarrhoea with zinc and oral rehydration supplements (ORS), as part of its MITRA program. Read More…

Developing the Second Uganda Nutrition Action Plan

Through its Technical Assistance for Nutrition (TAN) project, funded with UK aid from the UK Government, Nutrition International recently supported the Republic of Uganda in the development of the country’s second national multi-sectoral nutrition action plan referred to as the ‘Uganda Nutrition Action Plan.' Read More…