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Joint Statement on Maternal & Child Nutrition at the WHO Executive Board Meeting

January 22, 2018

The 142nd session of the World Health Organization’s Executive Board takes place this week (22-27 January 2018) in Geneva, Switzerland. The Executive Board provides direction and input on World Health Organization priorities related to a broad range of health concerns. At this week’s meeting, a biennial report on the Comprehensive Implementation Plan on Maternal, Infant…

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ARCH at the 21st International Congress of Nutrition

October 11, 2017

The ARCH research team is proud to present our recent findings from around the world at this year’s International Congress of Nutrition from Oct 15-20 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This international conference, which takes place every four years, brings top researchers and academics together to share their latest work. This year’s theme reflects our commitment…

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A new resource for advocates: webinar series on the WHO Code and global guidance on marketing infant foods

October 5, 2017

This summer, ARCH partnered with the Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Network¬†to host a webinar series on the global policies which protect families against inappropriate promotion of foods for infants and young children. Full video recordings of these webinar presentations are now available for anyone interested in learning about the regulatory and policy environment around…

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Sustaining Breastfeeding Together: ARCH Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week 2017

August 4, 2017

From August 1-7, we are joining advocates around the world in celebrating breastfeeding as a vital part of sustainable development.

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Using research for child nutrition advocacy in Dakar, Senegal

July 21, 2017

Translating research into policies for protecting child health is central to the work ARCH conducts around the world. In Senegal, where malnutrition remains a critical challenge, our research found high consumption of commercially produced snack food products among children 6-23 months of age.¬† Many of these snack food products are energy-dense, nutrient-poor, and high in…

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