Bridging the gap in adolescent nutrition education

By Dr. Marion Roche, Senior Technical Advisor for Adolescent and Women’s Health and Nutrition Although adolescent health is gaining recognition globally as an area that requires attention, there is currently no one-stop-shop for information about adolescent nutrition and anaemia. In fact, most graduate nutrition programs have very little emphasis placed on adolescent nutrition. There is
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Nutrition International and the Zuellig Family Foundation partner to improve urban nutrition

Manila, Philippines – The Zuellig Family Foundation (ZFF) and Nutrition International have joined forces to strengthen the capacity of mayors and other health leaders to deliver improved nutrition services in urban areas of the Philippines. The partners will support improved nutrition planning, financing, and governance in the cities of Puerto Princesa, Tacurong and Tagum. Local
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MI and WFP discuss collaboration to reduce hunger at private sector roundtable

Today in Ottawa, Venkatesh Mannar, President of the Micronutrient Initiative (MI), and Elisabeth Rasmusson, Assistant Executive Director for Partnership and Governance Services, World Food Programme (WFP), hosted a roundtable to review how the private sector currently supports reducing global hunger and malnutrition as well as how to work more collaboratively in these efforts.

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Leading nutrition experts point way forward to save and improve millions of lives

Today in Ottawa, the Micronutrient Initiative hosted world renowned experts in nutrition to discuss Canada´s leadership role in tackling global undernutrition, with recommendations on how to deliver results faster to save and improve more lives. Chief Editor of the 2013 Lancet Series on Maternal and Child Nutrition and MI Board Member Dr. Robert Black was
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“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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