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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Update: The Global Nutrition Summit 2017

November 30, 2017

The Global Nutrition Summit 2017: Milan took place in the Palazzo Reale Milano on Saturday November 4, 2017. The event brought together over 250 stakeholders including governments, cities, international agencies, foundations, civil society organizations and businesses, to accelerate the global response to malnutrition. The day was marked by notable attendees Kofi...

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Press Release: Global Nutrition Summit 2017: Milan

November 4, 2017

US$3.4 billion committed at summit to tackle global malnutrition crisis US$640 million in new funding announced; philanthropies in India and Nigeria, home to highest numbers of malnourished children, pledge US$150 millionInternational NGOs and World Bank extend and increase 2013 commitments with pledge to spend US$1.1 billion and US$1.7bn respectively on nutrition by 2020Governments including...

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ICAN Statement of Support for the 2017 Human Capital Summit

October 18, 2017

The International Coalition for Advocacy on Nutrition (ICAN), comprised of organizations working to improve policies and scale-up investments in nutrition, commends the World Bank Group for hosting the second annual Human Capital Summit on October 13, 2017. This event demonstrated the Bank’s continued commitment to prioritizing investments in human capital, including financing for nutrition and other crucial early...

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