2020 – The year to accelerate towards the elimination of stunting

February 13, 2020

By Martin Short, Chief Executive Officer, The Power of Nutrition “Ending malnutrition has always been a moral imperative. But it is also an economic necessity and a huge opportunity,” writes Martin Short, CEO of The Power of Nutrition, in this opinion piece about the urgency of accelerating progress towards eliminating stunting and the critical...

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Women in Burundi teach each other how to make nutritious meals. Photo by: EC / ECHO / Martin Karimi / CC BY-SA

2020 must be year of action on nutrition, advocates say: Devex

January 22, 2020

By Teresa Welsh WASHINGTON — The year 2019 saw the release of several major data-driven reports demonstrating the uphill climb to meet key international nutrition goals.The EAT-Lancet Commissionfound the world is eating a diet much toohigh in animal-source foods, anannualreportfromUNICEFrevealed thatone-third of children are malnourished, and anIPCC reportshowed...

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All nations should have universal health care: Washington Post

January 15, 2020

In December 2019, Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general of the World Health Organization, published an editorial in the Washington Post where they “…call on all countries to develop strong primary health-care-based health systems, to strengthen health financing and to invest in innovations related to health technologies and service delivery.” ...

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Nutrition in universal health coverage brief overview: WHO

January 13, 2020

This brief provides the reader with information and keymessages to transform health systems towards the integrationof essential nutrition actions as an important component forachieving quality universal health coverage (UHC). It reinforcesthe understanding that malnutrition in all its forms threatensthe achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals by2030. Six...

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Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Global Gathering 2019: Panelist presenting the path to the Nutrition for Growth Summit in 2020.

Engage, Inspire, Invest: SUNGG 2019

January 13, 2020

“Nutrition comes first,” says the Honourable Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada, Nepal Minister of Finance, setting the tone forthis year’s Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Global Gathering (GG). Over four days, 1,000 farmers, chefs, practitioners, journalists and Government Ministers from 61+ countries gathered in Kathmandu to share their stories of...

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