Nutrition Under Siege, Again.

The war in Ukraine threatens mothers and children globally.     In 1932-1933 Stalin’s Russia used a horrific weapon on the people of Ukraine: man-made hunger. Rejection of outside aid, confiscation of all household foods and grains, and restriction of population movement created an unprecedented famine that killed millions of Ukrainians: The Holodomor.  Fast forward

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Let’s Put Women First

Celebrating International Women’s Day and One Year of Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Consortium    Watch Agurash’s Story:   “My wife is a wife of a farmer, so she doesn’t rest”, remarks Agurash’s husband Tesfaye Abate. Agurash, a woman in her third trimester of pregnancy, from Habru, Ethiopia, recounts her unquantifiable roles as a wife, mother, food provider,

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The Micronutrient Forum’s Commitments at Tokyo’s Nutrition for Growth Summit

Micronutrient malnutrition is silent and invisible. Its impacts, on the other hand, are not. Micronutrient malnutrition has serious consequences, contributing to poor health outcomes, increasing child mortality, lowering immunity and resistance to disease, reducing human potential and productivity. Yet, globally, more than three billion people do not have healthy and nutritious diets. Prior to the pandemic, at

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Climate’s Impact on Nutrition: What you need to know

As climate change alters ecosystems with adverse consequences for food systems and vulnerable communities in particular, decades of progress in reducing global levels of malnutrition stand to be lost. Nutrition challenges, already exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, faced by millions of mothers and their children are likely to only further deepen. Science is shedding light

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