News

Sarah Ngalombi from the Uganda Ministry of Health speaks at a National Anemia Working Group meeting
May 2017
SPRING interviewed public and private sector leaders about creating multi-sectoral anemia prevention and control strategies.
A trainee practices starting the motor of a cereal processor.
May 2017
SPRING/Senegal trained six partner networks in Senegal on the technical and business elements of operating processing machines.
Shamirah Nabbosa, a SPRING staff member, explains to the Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda about SPRING's work aimed at the prevention and control of anemia.
May 2017
SPRING is assisting members of the tenth Parliament of Uganda to advocate and champion for prioritization of food and nutrition security in the national development agenda.
A man tapes documents to a yellow wall.
May 2017
SPRING/Guinea tested and refined a nutrition-sensitive agriculture training package.
Mariam Sy, SPRING/Senegal Nutrition Advisor, holds a microphone on stage in both hands and addresses the crowd gathered.
May 2017
SPRING/Senegal co-organized a social mobilization event in Dinguiraye to raise awareness on how environmental hygiene can prevent malaria.
One of the bands stands outside in a courtyard facing the crowd that wraps around them.
Apr 2017
SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic held concerts in townships of Jalalabad and Naryn oblasts to promote nutrition and WASH.
Picking up materials from the SPRING booth
Apr 2017
SPRING’s presentation highlighted the role of Village Health Teams in closing the gap between health facilities and caregivers.
SPRING, GHS training of District Health Staff on anemia curriculum in Tamale. Taken during a session on iron-, vitamin A- and vitamin C-rich food.
Apr 2017
SPRING/Ghana is supporting the Ghana Health Service in building the capacity of its health workers and community health volunteers of the Northern Region to tackle the major public health problem of...
Talian Grain Millers' Production Manager holds up a scoop of fortified maize flour
Apr 2017
SPRING/Uganda trained maize millers to fortify maize flour and adopt good manufacturing practices.
Ibrahima Ly, SPRING/Senegal social mobilization officer, explains SPRING’s multi-sectoral approach to visitors.
Apr 2017
SPRING/Senegal is participating in (FIARA) to promote a multi-sectoral approach to improving nutrition.
VSLA group members purchasing shares.
Apr 2017
SPRING/Ghana uses VSLAs so mother-to-mother support groups can improve their economic status with savings and loans to meet immediate needs.
Images of district officials using DATA
Mar 2017
In workshops, district officials used SPRING's District Assessment Tool for Anemia to learn about the multi-sectoral nature of anemia in their districts and to prioritize key actionable activities to...
Focus groups meet to answer questions from SPRING and FRI
Mar 2017
SPRING/Guinea and FRI conducted an assessment to develop an interactive rural radio strategy that the SMARTE project can use to encourage nutrition-sensitive and specific practices.
OFSP_MTMSG members in Tatale District display their Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) yields
Mar 2017
SPRING/Ghana is promoting the cultivation and consumption of OFSP and fortified maize as a way of improving vitamin A consumption among 1,000 day households.
Women look at SPRING learning materials
Mar 2017
Gwyneth Cotes and Sascha Lamstein to share SPRING’s work at the Institutionalizing Community Health Conference 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Closeout workshop participants standing in front of a SPRING/Bangladesh banner.
Mar 2017
SPRING/Bangladesh's formal closing workshop was held on March 21, 2017 in Dhaka.
Screenshot of the tool page
Mar 2017
Expert input has enhanced SPRING’s guidance tool for assessing anemia at a national level.
DATA training of trainers participants
Mar 2017
SPRING/Ghana conducted a training of trainers workshop for district-level trainers to implement the District Assessment Tool for Anemia.
A group of women attending a handwashing seminar.
Mar 2017
The Kyrgyz Republic national deworming working group, with SPRING support, developed a new clinical protocol for prevention and treatment of helminth infection.
Mar 2017
This International Women's Day, SPRING shows its appreciation for women around the world, honoring their achievements and recognizing the contributions they make to healthy families, communities, and...
Sarah Hogan at the SPRING booth.
Mar 2017
Victor Pinga and Sarah Hogan attended the INGENAES Global Symposium to share our nutrition-sensitive agriculture work.
The delegation views a community garden
Mar 2017
SPRING/Bangladesh was honored to receive two high officials of the Government of Bangladesh on February 27, 2017.
Groundnut shellers
Mar 2017
SPRING is distributing nut shellers to communities in Northern Ghana as a demonstration of their ability to save labor for female groundnut and shea nut farmers.
Nora Madrigal (USAID), Aisha Zhorobekova (USAID), Il Hyong Won (Good Neighbors)
Feb 2017
SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic hosted an event for health officials in Bishkek to discuss nutrition-sensitive agriculture and launch a new reference book on long-term food storage and preservation.
Collage showing a MNP packet, a sign of Namutumba, a presentation of data, and a SPRING vehicle
Feb 2017
SPRING supervises the collection of data from 1,600 individuals to provide guidance for implementation of micronutrient powder (MNP) programs.
Poultry
Feb 2017
SPRING/Senegal organized a two-day workshop on improved village-level poultry rearing for members of its agricultural partner networks.
Nathan Park, center, poses with SPRING volunteers and trainers after a session on methods of long term storage and preservation of nutritious foods at home.
Feb 2017
Deputy Mission Director Nathan Park visited SPRING activity sites in Kok-Jangak rayon, where he participated in a training on home-based storage of nutritious foods, and joined a home visit to...
Orientation participant looking at a SPRING infographic
Feb 2017
SPRING led a nutrition sensitive agriculture orientation for consortium organization managers from the EAIN project in Sierra Leone.
SPRING/Senegal Gender Advisor Daba Ndione Beye interacts with training participants.
Jan 2017
SPRING/Senegal organized a workshop for representatives of partner networks to raise awareness on gender issues and promote men and women as partners in household decision-making for good nutrition...
Screenshot of Facebook page
Jan 2017
SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic launches a Facebook page to reach urban communities with key nutrition messages.