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MNF is in person in Tokyo, Japan this week at the 22nd International Union of Nutritional Sciences – International Congress of Nutrition (IUNS-ICN). Learn more about ICN here. We have two upcoming sessions – one hosted by the Micronutrient Forum and the other hosted by one of its programs – the Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Consortium (HMHB). View resources …

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Save the Date – MNF 6th Global Conference

Dear Colleagues and Partners,The Micronutrient Forum is pleased to invite you to our 6th Global Conference, themed Nutrition for Resilience “N4R” – Ensuring Micronutrient Security in an Era of Complex Global Challenges.Following the success of our fully virtual 2020 CONNECTED Conference with over 3,500 participants from around the world, we are pleased to announce the Forum’s 6th Global Conference will be a hybrid event on October …

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HMHB releases fourth short film in Women’s Voices Series: Women’s Voices from Bangladesh

HMHB has released the 4th film in the short film series called ‘Women’s Voices’. This is the story of Jahanara from Bangladesh, a factory worker, in her seventh month of pregnancy. It showcases how Jahanara copes with the burden of being the breadwinner, housekeeper, and mother while being pregnant and struggling to get the nutrition …

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Global and Regional Stakeholder Consultations Informing DInA Priorities

More than three billion people – almost 40% of the global population – lack access to healthy foods, resulting in inadequate micronutrient intakes, causing a broad array of adverse health and development outcomes. Today, as many nations struggle with unprecedented rises in food prices, healthy and nutrient-rich diets are increasingly out of reach for millions …

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The ST4N Knowledge Hub Has Launched

The Standing Together for Nutrition (ST4N) Consortium has launched a searchable Knowledge Hub that includes emerging evidence on the impact of crises on nutritional outcomes and their determinants, as well as recommendations on effective measures to mitigate that nutritional burden. This Knowledge Hub is for a general audience and the scientific community, policymakers, advocacy groups, …

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Policy Brief: Act Now Before the Ukraine War Plunges Millions Into Malnutrition

Standing Together for Nutrition (ST4N) Consortium G7 Policy Brief   Governments, donors, and funders must act now to protect current and future generations from the devastating effects of maternal and child malnutrition as crisis upon crises adversely impacts millions of vulnerable communities worldwide. The war against Ukraine, as recently highlighted in a Joint Statement in the …

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The Micronutrient Forum’s 2022-2025 Strategic Plan

Foreword from the Executive Director and the Chair of the Board The Micronutrient Forum leadership developed this 2022-2025 Strategic Plan based on substantial internal and external feedback, informed by all our interactions with partners and stakeholders over the past several years. Collaboration with partners is at the core of the Forum’s work, whether it addresses …

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The Micronutrient Forum’s 2021 Annual Report

Letter from the Executive Director The COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and a host of other challenges created a new reality in global micronutrient nutrition in 2021, rendering ‘business as usual’ obsolete. The Micronutrient Forum (Forum) responded by ensuring our existing workstreams focused on activities that could impact change and proactively fostered new workstreams to meet …

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COVID-19 and Malnutrition: A Toxic Combination for Women

The Standing Together for Nutrition Consortium has released a sobering new policy brief on the ways COVID-19 is disproportionately exacerbating nutrition challenges faced by women and girls around the world. Pandemic lockdowns and containment measures created four compounding crises that continue to adversely impact women and girls’ nutrition: increased poverty, increased food insecurity, reduced access …

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