Key findings from an assessment of eight technical assistance assignments by Nutrition International’s NTEAM

From February to May 2020, Nutrition International’s NTEAM conducted progress assessments of eight technical assistance assignments concluded up to eight months earlier. The technical assistance assignments were funded with UK Aid from the UK government, under the TAN project. The progress assessment aimed to evaluate the contribution of the technical assistance to its expected intermediate
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Gender equality in NTEAM’s TAN project’s work in Pakistan

Nutrition International’s Nutrition Technical Assistance Mechanism (NTEAM) provides technical assistance (TA) to 20 countries that have signed up to the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, with UK aid from the UK government through the TAN project. In 2020, NTEAM conducted progress assessments of eight recent TA assignments, including the support to Pakistan for the development
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Technical assistance in Ethiopia improving decision-making

Technical assistance from Nutrition International’s NTEAM in Ethiopia showcases how improvements in nutrition data can improve decision-making, coordination, and resource mobilization. Nutrition International’s Nutrition Technical Assistance Mechanism (NTEAM) provides technical assistance (TA) to 20 countries that have signed up to the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, with UK aid from the UK government through the
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Building winning teams through technical assistance

Nutrition International’s NTEAM is helping to build ‘winning teams’ through its technical assistance, improving multi-sectoral coordination in Bangladesh and Pakistan Nutrition International’s Nutrition Technical Assistance Mechanism (NTEAM) provides technical assistance (TA) to 20 countries that have signed up to the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, with UK aid from the UK government through the TAN
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Breastfeeding – from mine to theirs

Motherhood is a beautiful, yet complicated, and life-changing event that I experienced fifteen years ago when my daughter came into this world (albeit three weeks early). Sindhushree, who we lovingly call Sana, was born by a lower segment caesarean section. After only having gotten a fleeting glance at her without my glasses, my daughter was promptly shunted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit due to my gestational diabetes status. Despite requests from my family and myself, I was not allowed to breastfeed my baby within the first hour of birth. The next few days passed in a blur without any counselling. An inverted nipple on one side and a cracked one on the other made breastfeeding difficult and painful. However, and contrary to many opinions, things eased out over the next few days, and I am happy and proud that I continued breastfeeding for the following two years.

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