A global event on nutrition—Sun Global Gathering—is going to be held in Kathmandu from November 4 to 7. SUN, or Scaling Up Nutrition, is a global movement launched in 2010 with an aim of ending all forms of malnutrition. SUN brings together governments, civil society, private sector, academia, activists, and others in a common platform and provide framework for working together to improve the nutritional outcomes worldwide. SUN Global Gathering (SUNGG) is the flagship event of the SUN movement which aims to develop a common understanding on the issue of malnutrition and reinforce commitment from governments and other sectors to improve nutrition. The Government of Nepal is co-hosting the event with SUN movement Secretariat. It is an important opportunity for Nepal to showcase and reflect on its progress and learn from the experiences of other SUN countries in bringing down malnutrition.
KATHMANDU, Nov 2: President Bidya Bhandari launched Baliyo Nepal, a national nutrition movement, amidst a special function at President’s Office, Shital Niwas on Friday. Baliyo Nepal seeks to mobilize private sector and civil society to support Nepal’s efforts in the reduction of chronic malnutrition and hunger.
NEW YORK – Over the past 25 years, nearly 1.2 billion people around the world have been lifted out of poverty, while both malnutrition and the risk of death from air pollution have decreased. Taken together, these achievements are nothing short of a miracle. But two global trends now threaten to slow the momentum in reducing poverty.
GENEVA, May 25: The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday warned here that in Afghanistan, the nutritional situation of children is alarming, with 2 million children under the age of five years suffering from acute malnutrition, among them 600,000 suffering from severe acute malnutrition.
Just three years ago, in September 2015, all United Nations Member States approved the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The eradication of hunger and all forms of malnutrition (Sustainable Development Goal number 2) was defined by world leaders as a cardinal objective of the Agenda, a sine qua non-condition for a safer, fairer and more peaceful world.
More than 5 million children are at risk of famine in war-torn Yemen, according to charity Save the Children. Renewed attacks on the key port city of Hodeida could further disrupt food, fuel and aid supplies.
DHADING, May 3: Rita Chepang, 24, suffers from malnutrition. She came to know about it from a health professional when she visited a health center recently. A resident of Benighat, in Dhading, she was advised to take balanced diet and do physical exercise for improving health condition.
KATHGMANDU, July 18: Civil Society Alliance for Nutrition Nepal (CSANN) is organizing a four-day Learning Exchange Program from July 17 to 20 in Kathmandu with the main objective of addressing malnutrition-related issues and to share best practices.
JHAPA, Jan 31: Anuja Shivakoti of Dhulabari is a doting mother. She hardly ever refuses to serve food items that her children demand. Additionally, she has her own farm where fresh vegetables and grains are grown. A big joint family is always at the disposal of the children to take care of their needs.
POKHARA, Jan 14: Health Minister Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that a new strategy would be developed in consultation with all the stakeholders in order to bring down the child mortality rate due to malnutrition.