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Harnessing the power of social media to improve girls’ nutrition knowledge

Ina, an adolescent girl in Indonesia

Ina is a 19-year old girl from Indonesia. Like many young women and girls in the country, Ina didn’t have access to much information about nutrition or dietary practices while she was growing up. Read More…

Bringing nutrition and sexual and reproductive health together for women and girls

Group of adolescent girls in Senegal

Recognizing how closely intertwined nutrition and sexual and reproductive health are, Nutrition International is working with partners to integrate nutrition into SRHR interventions. The upcoming International Conference on Population and Development in Nairobi is a chance for organizations to come together and build innovative solutions for women and girls' health. Read More…

Girl Scouts of the Philippines and Nutrition International launch Girl Powered Nutrition badge and advocacy campaign

Girl Scouts of the Philippines and Nutrition International launched Girl Powered Nutrition, a new badge and advocacy campaign designed to highlight the need to improve girls’ nutrition, on July 11, 2019. Read More…

Experienced leadership guides youth advocates at Women Deliver 2019

Vancouver, Canada— At Women Deliver 2019 Nutrition International brought young nutrition advocates together with experienced leaders to discuss the challenges they face and how they can overcome them. Edna Adan Ismail, the former foreign minister of Somaliland, delivered the keynote address at How She Leads: Past, Present, Future. Joel Spicer, president and CEO of Nutrition
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BKMEA and Nutrition International launch initiative to improve nutrition for garment factory workers in Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) and Nutrition International jointly launched a new initiative to improve nutrition of workers of garment factories in Bangladesh. Read More…

First-of-its-kind development impact bond launched in Cameroon to save newborn babies

A newly launched development impact bond is funding a health practice that will save and improve hundreds of newborn lives in Cameroon. Read More…

Mothers need more support to provide the best foundation for their babies

women breastfeeding

The benefits of breastfeeding are well-recognized. However, the global status of breastfeeding policies and programs tell us that we need to do more to protect and promote breastfeeding and support mothers to breastfeed and provide the best foundation of life. Read More…

Nutrition International, the University of Saskatchewan partner to fortify lentils to reduce iron deficiency at scale

Nutrition International is partnering with the University of Saskatchewan to support a trial aimed at establishing the efficacy of iron-fortified lentils in reducing iron deficiency. Read More…