Improving nutrition programming worldwide. MQSUN 

Authors: Health Partners International
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2014

This factsheet provides an overview of the wide-ranging technical advisory support provided through the DFID-funded Maximising the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition (MQSUN) project to countries involved in the Global Scaling Up Nutrition Movement (SUN). Health Partners International is a key member of MQSUN, which is led by PATH and comprises seven organisations who lead in the field of nutrition. The factsheet describes the type of support provided through MQSUN, which ranges from expanding the evidence base for informed nutrition-related policy making, to enhancing skills and capacity to support the scaling up of national nutrition programmes, to enabling innovation in order to improve implementation efficiency and effectiveness. The factsheet provides country-specific case study material focused on Mozambique, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Zambia and highlights MQSUN’s contribution to the achievement of global nutrition goals.

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Tags: Capacity building, Health policy, Scaling up, Health planning, Health systems, Human resource policy, MQSUN, Nutrition, Micronutrient supplementation, Food fortification, Undernutrition,