Global Nutrition for Growth Compact: An Agreement to improve the Nutrition of Children and Pregnant Women around the World

Global Nutrition for Growth Compact:  An Agreement to improve the Nutrition of Children and Pregnant Women around the WorldLONDON, 10 June 2013 (IRIN) – In London on 8 June, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, together with an array of presidents, prime ministers, businesspeople and philanthropists, signed the Global Nutrition for Growth Compact, an agreement to improve the nutrition of children and pregnant women around the world.

–snip– The lead author of the paper on interventions, Zulfiqar Bhutta, of Pakistan’s Aga Khan University, said, “We believe that these 10 nutrition-specific interventions have the potential to save lives. The cost is affordable for a world which spends close to a hundred times more than this on conflict.”

via IRIN Global | Ten ways to save a million lives | Global | Children | Food Security | Health & Nutrition | Water & Sanitation.

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