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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 00:03 by Loria Kulathungam

By Melani O'Leary, Carolyn Macdonald and Bridget Aidam

Grandmothers across the globe play a far more important role than the go-to babysitter on date night. As it turns out, we've learned that grandmothers are vital to not only caring for young children but also advising and educating younger women in their communities on all aspects of family well-being. Interestingly, in the developing world, the influence of grandmothers even extends to the men in their...

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Friday, August 5, 2016 - 12:22 by Mesfin Teklu

Rio de Janeiro is getting a lot of attention this week as atheletes prepare for the Opening Ceremonies of the 2016 Olympic Games. But the Nutrition for Growth event hosted by the Government of Brazil is why I’m in Rio representing World Vision.

While we were pleased that the long-awaited Nutrition for Growth event was held in Rio on August 4th and take note of the...

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 10:18 by Sarah M Crass, MPH

 

Author: Magnus Mordu Conteh, Director, Global Health Programmes, Strategic Partnerships & Innovation, World Vision Ireland

 

Can you imagine how it must feel to save a life? Not as a doctor in a fully...

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Monday, June 13, 2016 - 21:26 by Loria Kulathungam

Malnutrition is on the rise in every country in the world. So says the latest Global Nutrition Report launched today by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). According to IFPRI’s Lawrence Haddad,...

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 23:46 by Jan Butter

2016 is a critical year for nutrition. It marks four years since the global nutrition targets were agreed at the World Health Assembly. It is the year progress against the targets will be reviewed. To have any chance of meeting the 2025 global nutrition and the 2030 SDG targets actors at all levels must take concrete actions to address malnutrition. These action must be backed by generous financing, strong...

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 14:42 by

By Martha Newsome, Vice President – Sustainable Health, World Vision International at the Scaling Up Nutrition Global Gathering in Milan, Italy.

When I call global malnutrition a “wicked problem”, I’m not indulging in pre-Halloween hyperbole. The fact that 1 in 3 people on the planet are malnourished is surely immoral. But when I use the phrase “wicked problem” I’m rather referring to the concept coined by Horst Rittel back...

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