News

MI co-convenes meeting on micronutrient supplements in pregnancy

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MI co-convenes meeting on micronutrient supplements in pregnancy along with WHO and UNICEF in Geneva.
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Micronutrient Initiative Awards Contracts for Vitamin A Capsule Manufacture

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The Micronutrient Initiative has awarded contracts to three suppliers for the manufacture of vitamin A capsules for its flagship child survival program. Accucaps Industries Limited of Canada, NutriCorp International /Jamieson Laboratories, Canada and Patheon Softgels B.V. Netherlands have all received contracts to manufacture soft-gel capsules that are distributed to around 70 countries.
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Field Stories

Ethiopia: Access to zinc and ORS help families fight diarrhoea

Fatuma Abdo and her daughter.

For Fatuma and her neighbours, having zinc and oral rehydration salts (ORS) in the community could be life-saving.
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Mentorship program builds capacity by supporting Pharmacy student in Ethiopia

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Similar to food distribution in development nations, getting life-savings drugs to the people in greatest need can be a challenge. Esete Zewge, a pharmacy graduate student at the Addis Ababa University School of Pharmacy, wants to help solve this problem through her focus on the logistics of distributing critical medications.
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From the Experts

Is there more than one window of opportunity to improve children’s nutrition?

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In the past decade or so, people who work to improve the nutrition of women and children have focused on the “1000 day window of opportunity”, the time period that includes pregnancy and the first two years of life.
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A question of possibilities to improve the health of pregnant women

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There are many questions to explore as to how to best reach pregnant women for their health and for their newborns. Could MMS be part of the global solution?
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Events

MI co-convenes meeting on micronutrient supplements in pregnancy

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MI co-convenes meeting on micronutrient supplements in pregnancy along with WHO and UNICEF in Geneva.
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MI co-hosts #FFD3 side event - Financing Growth: Mobilizing Leadership and Investment in Nutrition

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On Day 2 of #FFD3, MI is proud to co-host a high-level breakfast briefing to discuss nutrition as the foundation for sustainable development and prosperity.
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