News

Canada and global development powerhouses advocate for increased investment in nutrition at World Bank meetings

The new nutrition framework, which calls for additional funding, could save 2.2 million lives over the next 10 years and reduce the number of stunted children by 50 million.

Recent World Bank meetings had nutrition on the agenda, including results of an in-depth analysis of the estimated costs to achieve global nutrition targets.
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MI, Government of Canada and Johnson & Johnson to improve adolescent & child health in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, STH affects as many as 92% of school-age children in parts of the country.

MI, Johnson & Johnson and the Government of Canada have engaged in a unique public-private partnership designed to improve nutrition and address soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Bangladesh.
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Field Stories

Agnes’ story: a champion for safer births in Kenya

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MI and its partners are working to reduce the risks of pregnancy and delivery in Kakamega County, Kenya, through a community-to-facility linkage program.
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Saving lives through better diarrhoea treatment: Recent accomplishments in Bihar and Chhattisgarh

Since 2009, MI has been working in Bihar and Chhattisgarh to ensure that children suffering from diarrhoea get treated with zinc and oral rehydration salts (ORS).

Since 2009, MI has been working in two of India’s high-burden states, Bihar and Chhattisgarh, to ensure that children suffering from diarrhoea get treated with zinc and oral rehydration salts (ORS).
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From the Experts

How qualitative rapid test kits will support efforts to reduce iodine deficiency disorders

Senegal is West Africa's largest salt producer, meeting the salt needs domestically and regionally. MI supports salt producers in Senegal to adequately iodize their salt.

Learn what our expert found out after reviewing five portable kits that test salt iodization levels while in the field.
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Integrating nutrition interventions in Bangladesh through BRAC partnership

Taking a multi-sector approach will improve nutrition for the most vulnerable.

Our expert explains a new MI collaboration with BRAC that aims to systematically design and integrate nutrition interventions into existing BRAC development programs in Bangladesh.
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Events

Canada and global development powerhouses advocate for increased investment in nutrition at World Bank meetings

The new nutrition framework, which calls for additional funding, could save 2.2 million lives over the next 10 years and reduce the number of stunted children by 50 million.

Recent World Bank meetings had nutrition on the agenda, including results of an in-depth analysis of the estimated costs to achieve global nutrition targets.
Read More…

MI, Government of Canada and Johnson & Johnson to improve adolescent & child health in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, STH affects as many as 92% of school-age children in parts of the country.

MI, Johnson & Johnson and the Government of Canada have engaged in a unique public-private partnership designed to improve nutrition and address soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Bangladesh.
Read More…