Think creatively to end malnutrition

September 14, 2016

Leadership involves many tough choices. After hearing a number of perspectives on many issues, leaders must manage disagreements, seek compromise, and make choices about whether or not to take action. Fortunately, support for nutrition is not one of those hard decisions. In May of this year, I was proud to stand alongside African Development Bank...

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Highlights from the N4G Rio event

August 29, 2016

On the eve of the Olympic Games, Margaret Chan, Director General of WHO; Panel Member José Graziano da Silva, Director General of FAO; Brazilian Health Minister Ricardo Barros and renowned athletes including Kenyan track star,Tegla Loroupe, gathered in Rio to call for an end to malnutrition by 2030. Thursday 4th August, Rio de Janeiro...

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Doesn’t every child deserve a fair start?

August 18, 2016

In Brazil, the Olympics are bringing nations together, and governments from around the world are using the occasion to celebrate gains made against malnutrition and gear up for another round of action. Shocking statistics Each year, malnutrition claims the lives of almost 3...

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