Participants call on the international community to continue to raise awareness, encourage a coordinated and collective response, and prioritize specific actions that will generate the knowledge and...
Adolescent Nutrition CALL TO ACTION: Better Data Now to Drive Better Policies and Programs in the Future
On June 22, 2018, the USAID-funded SPRING project in the Kyrgyz Republic hosted an event in Bishkek to share important lessons and accomplishments of the project from 2014 to 2018.
SPRING participated in the CORE Group Global Health Practitioner Conference, delivering a presentation on engaging men for improved nutrition, and sharing research on hemoglobin measurement through...
SPRING staff traveled to Nusa Dua, Indonesia to present on SPRING’s work in nutrition social and behavior change and to build skills among practitioners at the 2018 International Social and Behavior...
As part of a continued effort to increase the reach of SPRING’s nutrition financing and budget analysis resources, SPRING conducted a workshop in Washington, DC on the 2018 nutrition budget analysis...
SPRING findings helped catalyze efforts of the National Anaemia Working group.
SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic and the Kyrgyz National Agrarian University Hold a Workshop on Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture
On April 5-6, SPRING conducted a workshop with the Kyrgyz National Agrarian University on understanding the linkages between agriculture and nutrition in the Kyrgyz Republic.
SPRING presented at the 1,000 Days Advocacy Working Group Meeting on six years of work highlighting gender equity for improved nutrition.
This year, two SPRING videos received honorable mentions in the 2018 Pulitzer Global Health Video competition for the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) conference in New York.
The SPRING project worked with the World Health Organization (WHO) to develop this guideline to help countries adopt and adapt evidence-informed interventions and improve adolescent nutrition...
SPRING's partnerships with local NGOs to promote UNICEF's IYCF Package, paired with evidence of its effectiveness, spurs government uptake beyond the life of the project
Sharing, Learning, and Refining: SPRING Holds Program Design for Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Workshop in Guatemala
SPRING’s two-day workshop trained FAIR project implementing partners in nutrition-sensitive agriculture.
In collaboration with UNICEF and the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health, SPRING carried out an evaluation of the Community Infant and Young Child Feeding (C-IYCF) Counselling Package in Nigeria. In ...
On January 31st, 2018 SPRING staff and consultant, on behalf of the study team, shared the findings from the evaluation of the C-IYCF Counselling Package in Nigeria with partners at the UNICEF...
SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic Celebrates BFHI Certification for Six Facilities in Jalalabad and Naryn Oblasts
USAID, Ministry of Health, and oblast government representatives attended the BFHI award ceremony for three facilities in Jalalabad on January 31, 2018. On the same day, MOH and oblast administration...
SPRING’s community video approach in the Sahel places third in award that recognizes unique and compelling projects that impact real lives.
SPRING co-facilitated a session on implementation science with GAIN and the Society for Implementation Science in Nutrition at GWU’s Global Health MiniU in September 2017.
Key stakeholders explore SPRING’s newest training, Accelerating Behavior Change for Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture.
Chargé d’Affaires Alan Meltzer observed SPRING activities in Jan-Bulak village where he joined a home visit with a community volunteer to discuss important nutrition topics with a young mother.
SPRING Publishes a Series Exploring Experiences and Lessons Learned for Operationalizing Micronutrient Powders
Key participants of the Micronutrient Powders Consultation wrote a series of three articles to discuss and elevate the literature on micronutrient powder implementation research.
Celebrating 18 Months of Implementation: SPRING/Senegal Holds Close-out Ceremonies in Kaolack and Dakar
SPRING/Senegal organized two close-out ceremonies in Kaolack and in Dakar to showcase 18 months of implementation in the areas of nutrition-sensitive agriculture, SBCC, gender, and WASH.
SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic hosted a round table event to disseminate findings from a series of four surveys, including gains in nutrition outcome indicators.
With Sierra Leonean leaders, SPRING participated in the strategy validation meeting to obtain feedback from stakeholders and validate the prioritized actions.
SPRING/Uganda staff shared the project’s achievements at a legacy event in Kampala.
In November 2017, SPRING/Uganda invited maize flour producers and other stakeholders to discuss challenges and opportunities in fortifying flour and learn about technology options for fortification.
This workshop provided guidance on developing high-quality visuals for partner organizations in Guinea and Sierra Leone.
The group visited one of SPRING’s partner radio stations, micro-gardens, and chicken coops, and observed a community video dissemination.
SPRING/Ghana hosted a learning event to share important lessons and celebrate accomplishments in improving maternal and child nutrition in the country from 2014-2017.
As SPRING closes its program in Guinea, key partners from the governmental and non-governmental sectors were invited to learn more about the program’s successes and legacy.
SPRING Helps Launch Groundnut Roaster as Part of Public-Private Partnership Between USAID and Hershey
SPRING supported the public-private partnership between USAID and Hershey’s, launching a groundnut roaster to produce health foods for Ghanaian children.