20 September 2016 -- The Governments of Italy, Japan, the Russian Federation and the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland co-sponsored a special event on strengthening national commitments to end malnutrition in all its forms. The event was supported by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Health Organization, and took place in Conference Room 11 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.
20 September -- The inter-agency team released new joint estimates of child stunting, overweight, underweight, wasting and severe wasting (2016 edition). The same methodology as in previous years was applied. These new estimates supersede former analyses results published by UNICEF, WHO and the World Bank Group.
03 August 2016 -- eLENA has been updated with a new feature that provides users with a convenient way of identifying nutrition interventions which, when implemented, may contribute to progress towards achieving the Global nutrition and diet-related NCD targets.
UN Decade of Action on Nutrition (2016-2025) discussed at High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York
19 July 2016 | New York -- Ministers from around the world came together at an event entitled “Leaving no-one behind in the fight against malnutrition in all its forms” hosted by the governments of Germany and Uganda, in collaboration with WHO and the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, on the sidelines of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York. The event marked the launch of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition (2016-2025) and explored how governments around the world are working with their partners in sustainable development to improve nutrition among their citizens.
Updated systematic reviews on the effect of saturated fatty acid and trans-fatty intake on blood lipids
30 June 2016 -- In support of the work on updating WHO guidance on saturated fatty acid and trans-fatty acid intake, systematic reviews assessing the effect of saturated fatty acid and trans-fatty acid intake on CVD risk factors have been released.
14 June 2016 -- The latest edition of the Global Nutrition Report is released. The Global Nutrition Report acts as a report card on the world’s nutrition—globally, regionally, and country by country—and on efforts to improve it. It assesses progress in meeting Global Nutrition Targets established by the World Health Assembly. The World Health Organization is a Global Nutrition Report Partner.
UNICEF-WHO-The World Bank Group: Joint child malnutrition estimates - levels and trends
Updates on HIV and infant feeding
Infant feeding in areas of Zika virus transmission
Addressing and managing conflicts of interest in the planning and delivery of nutrition programmes at country level
Marketing of breast-milk substitutes: National implementation of the international code
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