Community Connector: The Farewell

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Nutrition and agriculture interventions sustainably integrated to improve nutrition status and livelihoods of vulnerable populations; a sentence that aptly describes the work that the Community Connector (CC) project has been engaged in from 2012-2016. The USAID funded project, in an experience sharing workshop held on 22nd November, 2016, announced an end of contract and operations. […]

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4th Annual Nutrition Students’ Mobile Camp

  The nutrition fraternity of Makerere University under Makerere University Human Nutrition Student’s Association (MUHUNSA) is holding the fourth annual nutrition camp at Railway grounds (along Jinja road next to Victoria University ). The camp will take place from 13th to 15th October 2016.  MUHUNSA is holding this event in partnership with Human Nutrition and […]

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National Food Fortification Strategy

Many Ugandans, especially the children, are deficient in micronutrients of vitamin A, iron, zinc, iodine and folate. As a consequence of these and other micronutrient deficiencies, millions of Ugandans are prevented from realizing their full potential as students, workers, parents and citizens. In a bid to address the micronutrient deficiency scourge, food fortification was introduced as […]

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2016 Global Nutrition Report Launched

Over the past decade, momentum around nutrition has been steadily building culminating in the recent naming of 2016–2025 as the United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition. Now, 2016 brings major opportunities to translate this commitment into action set in 2015 with the UN Sustainable Development Goals that  enshrined the objective of “ending all forms of malnutrition,” […]

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