“Nutrition Champion Award” win for MI’s Banda Ndiaye

Congratulations to Banda Ndiaye, MI´s Director for the Sahel, who has been selected for a “Nutrition Champion Award”, offered jointly by the DFID-funded research consortium Transform Nutrition, in partnership with the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement. The award recognizes the ‘unsung heroes’ of global nutrition. “We at MI are very proud of Banda and
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Lancet Series on Maternal and Child Nutrition Event

September 27, 15h-17h Eastern Time The 2013 Lancet Series on Maternal and Child Nutrition – a follow up from the ground breaking work of the 2008 series – reinforces that nutrition is crucial to both individual and national development. It recognizes the work done to date and points out that the nutrition agenda remains unfinished. The Series
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The Micronutrient Initiative hosting three Canadian parliamentarians and RESULTS Canada in Senegal

Three Canadian Members of Parliament (MPs) are on an educational delegation to Senegal to witness first-hand how Canada´s support to MI is having the most impact to improve lives in the West African country. MPs Peter Braid, François Choquette, and Ben Lobb have joined RESULTS Canada to visit different levels of health care in Senegal. While there, they will see a variety
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Nutrition Coalition Launches Social Media Campaign in Support of Canada being World’s Leading Global Nutrition Funder

A recent report by the UK’s Development Initiatives has stated that the Government of Canada is the world’s top funder of global nutrition programs. Over the last few years, CIDA has disbursed $104 million a year in support of global nutrition development assistance and committed millions more. To bring attention to this fact, a group
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International Development Leader Invested into the Order of Canada

Micronutrient Initiative President Venkatesh Mannar recognized for life-long commitment to improving global health Ottawa, ON  – Today M. G. Venkatesh Mannar, President of the Micronutrient Initiative (MI), was invested as an Officer of the Order of Canada in recognition of his leadership in the global fight against malnutrition and micronutrient deficiency. The level of Officer
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