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June 4, 2014
Melinda Gates mentions Alive & Thrive as an innovative initiative that proves progress is possible.
May 28, 2014
The news on the childhood mortality front is both very good and very bad. Millions have been saved, but millions are still dying. Melinda Gates, in an address to the World Health Assembly, offers some smart solutions.
April 15, 2014
A smart investment in the future saves lives, saves money, and can be scaled up to reach children, wherever they are.
April 1, 2014
What happens during the first 1,000 days in your life is as important as what happens for the rest of your life.
March 25, 2014
This report summarizes insights from a colloquium hosted why the World Health Organization in October 2013.
February 14, 2014
The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, an initiative aimed at tackling malnutrition, was launched in Nay Pyi Taw on February 6, bringing together government officials from 14 ministries as well as representatives of the United Nations and civil society.
February 14, 2014
On 6 January 2014, Vietnam became the 46th country to commit to scaling up nutrition with the SUN Movement.
February 10, 2014
Breastfeeding gained a new ally last week, perhaps a more important one than any so far. Last Sunday, while baptizing infants in the Sistine Chapel, Pope Francis told the babies’ mothers: “If they are hungry, mothers, feed them—without thinking twice—because they are the most important people here.”
February 10, 2014
How optimistic should we be about progress in global nutrition? Global poverty rates have fallen dramatically over the past 20 years. Will we see the same for global stunting rates because of progress in India? Will India be the new China?