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FANTA Presents at Fall 2017 CORE Group Global Health Practitioner Conference

15 September 2017

FANTA staff will participate in a pre-conference workshop on advocacy; a panel discussion on collaborating with governments for nutrition services, a science session on micronutrient interventions during the first 1,000 days; and poster sessions on FANTA’s Manual for Country-Level Nutrition Advocacy Using PROFILES and Nutrition Costing and the Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Toolkit.

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Operationalizing Nutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS) Guidance In Zambia: A Report on FANTA Activities from 2013 to 2017

11 September 2017

Over the last four years, FANTA worked with the Government of the Republic of Zambia, PEPFAR Implementing Partners, and other key nutrition stakeholders to integrate NACS into the country’s health policy, planning, and service delivery.  A new report describes our contributions to Zambia’s efforts to address the nutrition problems of children, women, and people with chronic infectious diseases, including HIV. 

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Evidence on the Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of Preventing Malnutrition in the First 1,000 Days: Presentation of the Research Findings of the Preventing Malnutrition in Children Under 2 Approach (PM2A) Studies in Burundi and Guatemala

7 September 2017

The findings from and implications of the USAID Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP)-supported multi-year studies on the impact and cost-effectiveness of the Preventing Malnutrition in Children Under 2 Approach (PM2A) in Burundi and Guatemala were presented and discussed at an event on September 11, 2017. The event was hosted by FANTA, Catholic Relief Services (CRS), IFPRI, and Mercy Corps, with support from USAID/FFP. 

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FANTA Hosted Knowledge Sharing and Dissemination Event: September 6, 2017, Washington, DC

6 September 2017

FANTA hosted the FANTA Knowledge Sharing and Dissemination Event on September 6, from 8:30am – 4:30pm at FHI 360’s Conference Center, 1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.

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