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Blog entries tagged: Nutrition For Growth

  • Posted by ACTION Secretariat, Washington, D.C. on Jan 26, 2017  | 

    The World Economic Forum bills its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, as the "foremost creative force for engaging the world’s top private sector leaders in collaborative activities to shape the global, regional and industry agendas." The Forum’s mission, improving the state of the world, has typically focused on various aspects of private sector led macro-economic growth. Read more

  • The Power of Vaccines Heather Teixeira

    We can end pneumonia now

    Posted by Heather Teixeira on Nov 11, 2016  | 

    Last year, nearly a million children under five around the globe died from pneumonia. Despite a vaccine and antibiotic treatment that makes pneumonia both preventable and easily treated, it kills more children each year than either HIV, tuberculosis, or malaria. It’s unconscionable that children still die in such large numbers from something we can prevent and treat. On Saturday, November 12th, we will observe World Pneumonia Day to raise awareness of this injustice. Read more

  • Posted by ACTION Secretariat, Washington, D.C. on Apr 13, 2016  | 

    Today, ACTION proudly launched a new scorecard in our accountability series. The ACTION Following the Funding: Nutrition for Growth scorecard was developed to track the ambition and delivery of funding commitments made at the 2013 Nutrition for Growth (N4G) summit. Read more

  • Investing in Nutrition Kate Goertzen

    ACTION Wrap Up: SUN Global Gathering

    Posted by Kate Goertzen on Nov 13, 2015  | 

    This year’s SUN Global Gathering was a jam-packed convening of governments, civil society, UN, donors, and private sector allies for nutrition. Read more

  • Investing in Nutrition Kate Goertzen

    Following the Funding on Nutrition

    Posted by Kate Goertzen on Apr 15, 2015  | 

    Today, ACTION is proud to launch a new scorecard in our accountability series! The online tracker evaluates the ambition and delivery of funding commitments made at the 2013 Nutrition for Growth event. Read more

  • Posted by RESULTS UK on Aug 19, 2014  | 

    For World Humanitarian Day, Sabrina de Souza, Nutrition Advocacy Coordinator at RESULTS UK, discusses severe acute malnutrition -- a condition that often occurs during humanitarian crises, but is increasingly being seen in non-emergency settings as well. Read more

  • Posted by KANCO on Aug 11, 2014  | 

    On June 20, civil society representatives gathered in Rome at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) headquarters for a dialogue on preparations for the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2). Manaan Mumma was one of three civil society delegates who inputted into the discussions. Read more

  • Posted by Kate Goertzen on Jun 06, 2014  | 

    It's been almost one year since June 8, 2013 – a day when the world celebrated the success of a global summit to raise funds to fight the leading killer of the world's children. Read more