Supplementation

Zinc saves lives of children in riverine communities in Bangladesh

The Akotabazar Community Clinic sits on the banks of the Teesta River in the Rangpur district of Bangladesh. The remote region is prone to flooding and has limited transportation options, making it difficult for frontline health workers to deliver services in the area, where waterborne diseases like diarrhoea are common. Read More…

Innovative interventions presented at the 2020 Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security

Ahead of the commemoration of the 11th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security (ADFNS), Nutrition International led a Technical Dialogue on October 29. This dialogue examined the potential of innovative interventions to improve food and nutrition security in Africa, discussed the lessons learned from implementing interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic, and made recommendations to
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Shazia’s story: Vitamin A Supplementation during COVID-19 in Pakistan

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, frontline health workers in Pakistan like Shazia Amjad have been working tirelessly to combat fear and stigma, dispel myths, and keep people informed. 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 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. Read More…

Nutrition International Makes Two Commitments as Global Goalkeepers Partner

Nutrition International is proud to have made two commitments as a Global Goalkeepers partner under the Gates Foundation Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Accelerator to help advance the global goals. Read More…

Doubling Down: Why Vitamin A and Immunization are better together

A child in Ethiopia taking a vitamin A

One of the lesser known life-saving superheroes in public health is vitamin A. As we celebrate World Immunization Week let’s celebrate how vitamin A and immunization are working together to save lives and protect child health. Read More…

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…