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2012-09-09 23:03:22

Project with the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (KBZF), the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the World Food Programme (WFP) to Support Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health´s Nutrition Action Framework. Kabul, Afghanistan (PRWEB) September 09, 2012 Afghanistan´s Ministry of Public Health, the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (KBZF), the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the World Food Programme (WFP) today launched a partnership...

2011-01-25 11:44:00

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On National Nutrition Day in Indonesia, the Indonesian Ministry of Health in partnership with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) today launched a major multi-sector partnership that will reach over 80 percent of the population with vitamin A fortified vegetable oil. The ceremony was attended by all partners of the project, including the Indonesian Nutrition Foundation for Food Fortification Development (KFI), oil producers...

2011-01-24 09:52:00

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the New Partnership for Africa Development (NEPAD) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to significantly contribute to reducing malnutrition in Africa. The agreement was co-signed in Addis Ababa by Jay Naidoo, Chairman of GAIN, and Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki, CEO of NEPAD, during a meeting of NEPAD's Steering Committee. "We know solutions exist to reduce malnutrition...

2010-11-08 13:53:00

GENEVA, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GAIN -- The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is pleased to announce the appointment of Katharine Kreis as Director of Policy and Advocacy as of February 2011. "GAIN recognizes that there are many challenges to reducing malnutrition across the world and needs to build capacity to deliver programs at a grass root level, increase innovation, mobilize resources and importantly create an enabling environment through policy, advocacy and communications...

2010-10-28 14:08:00

JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Southern Africa Trust, in partnership with the Mail & Guardian newspaper, announced that Jay Naidoo, Chair of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), received the 2010 "Drivers of Change" award. The Drivers of Change awards recognize outstanding organizations or individuals across southern Africa who are innovative in their efforts to eradicate poverty and which prioritize sustainability and partnerships towards this goal. The...

2010-09-20 12:15:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the opening of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals Summit, H.E. Ida Odinga, wife of the Prime Minister of Kenya, today convened the First Ladies of Africa Roundtable, to champion effective solutions to end women and children malnutrition. The event highlighted the First Ladies' commitment to raising awareness of the growing burden of malnutrition globally. The invitation-only event was hosted by Judith Rodin of the...

2010-09-20 09:00:00

USAID and GAIN to Develop and Implement Programs for Effective Nutrition Intervention for Mothers and Children in the Critical 1,000 Day Window NEW YORK, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) announced today $1 million to expand efforts to reduce the growing burden of malnutrition. The announcement will be made today at a historic gathering of the First Ladies of Africa, who...


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