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01 Mar 2018 description

UNICEF and GAIN urge immediate action to increase access to iodized salt amid longstanding evidence on how deficiency reduces cognitive ability

NEW YORK, 1 March 2018 – Nearly 19 million babies born globally every year – 14 per cent – are at risk of permanent yet preventable brain damage and reduced cognitive function due to a lack of iodine in the earliest years of life, according to a new joint report by UNICEF and GAIN released today. More than 1 in 4 of these children – 4.3 million – lives in South Asia.

28 Feb 2018 description

UNICEF and GAIN urge immediate action to increase access to iodized salt amid longstanding evidence on how deficiency reduces cognitive ability

NEW YORK, 1 March 2018 – Nearly 19 million babies born globally every year – 14 per cent – are at risk of permanent yet preventable brain damage and reduced cognitive function due to a lack of iodine in the earliest years of life, according to a new joint report by UNICEF and GAIN released today. More than 1 in 4 of these children – 4.3 million – lives in South Asia.

23 Jan 2015 description

DAVOS, Switzerland, 23 January 2015: The Center for Global Health and Diplomacy, the Government of Guinea and the Government of Canada joined with political leaders, health experts, key stakeholders, and private sector leaders to explore the intersection of health and security through several discrete lenses – including education, nutrition, prevention of violence against women and girls and maternal and child health.

19 Sep 2012 description

Partners from 11 Countries Share Lessons Learned and Best Practice for Reducing Malnutrition

Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 19 September 2012 -- The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) today convened a workshop in Addis Abeba among key partners from 11 countries across Africa to share lessons learned, successes, challenges and next steps in reducing malnutrition through large-scale food fortification.

01 Oct 2009 description

This paper provides an overview of current thinking on modes of delivery and the salient issues surrounding Food by Prescription (FBP) program implementation.