Image displaying a cascading stack of the front pages for the three articles.
Dec 2017
Key participants of the Micronutrient Powders Consultation wrote a series of three articles to discuss and elevate the literature on micronutrient powder implementation research.
Mike Mazinga, a member of SPRING/Uganda staff, explains how SPRING played a role in encouraging production and consumption of fortified foods in Uganda.
Nov 2017
SPRING/Uganda staff shared the project’s achievements at a legacy event in Kampala.
Photo: SPRING staff member Mike Mazinga presents on the current status of maize milling in Uganda.
Nov 2017
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.
Four people sit around a table.
Sep 2017
SPRING/Uganda transitions the chairmanship of the inspection and enforcement working group in the East Central and Southern Africa Health Community to Uganda National Bureau of Standards.
Jennifer Akello (R), a SPRING/Uganda staff, explains to Members of Parliament about SPRING/Uganda’s work in the prevention and control of anemia and stunting through policy influence, food fortification and distribution of vitamin and mineral powders. This was during the inaugural Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Nutrition.
Jul 2017
SPRING/Uganda exhibits on food fortification and vitamin and minerals powders during first-ever nutrition forum for policymakers.
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.
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.
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.
Participants pose for a group picture outside the Family Choice Maize Mill
Jan 2017
Adopting Sanku’s technology in Uganda will enable small- and medium-scale maize millers to fortify flour at a low cost.
Receiving a certificate for competent testing of fortified foods
Dec 2016
During an awards ceremony in Kampala, laboratories were recognized to do competent testing of fortified foods.
Dr. Namaste presenting at the Micronutrient Forum 2016
Nov 2016
Five staff members represented SPRING at the 2016 Micronutrient Forum Global Conference in Cancun, Mexico
A child receives a vitamin A supplement
Aug 2016
SPRING/Bangladesh provided secretarial and logistical supports and assisted in community mobilization activities in Khulna and Barisal divisions for the successful observance of the Vitamin A Plus...
Namutumba MNP launch participants
Mar 2016
The Ministry of Health, in conjunction with Namutumba District leadership and the SPRING project, host a launch event in Namutumba District.
Screen Capture of the Sierra Leone Micronutrient Survey Cover
Jan 2016
SPRING attended the release of Sierra Leone’s micronutrient survey, which found that iron may be only a minor cause of the country's high anemia prevalence.
Mixing fortificant with maize flour.
Sep 2015
Uganda’s Ministry of Health and SPRING hosted an Ethiopian delegation interested in Uganda's food fortification program.
Vitamin A Plus Campaign inauguration by the Upazila Health & Family Planning Officer in Barisal Division
Oct 2013
SPRING and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in Bangladesh celebrated the National Vitamin A Plus Campaign as part of on-going, national efforts to raise awareness about diseases that are a...