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.
SPRING shared its SPRING/Guinea Social and Behavior Change (SBC) approaches at the ICTforAg 2017 conference during a session entitled "Multi-Channel Communications in Hard-to-Reach Places."
SPRING/Uganda helped incorporate a module on anemia prevention and control into the Bachelor of Medical Education program at Health Tutors College of Mulago.
SPRING shared findings and recommendations at the 2017 International Health Economics Association World Congress in Boston on how to ensure nutrition policy translates to financing and action.
SPRING released five new National Anemia Profiles and updated profiles for Ethiopia, Ghana, and Peru.
Bridging the Gap between Research and Practice: SPRING Researchers Publish Brief on the BRINDA Project Findings
SPRING’s brief summarizes the policy and program implications of new findings on micronutrient assessment and anemia programming.
SPRING/Uganda exhibits on food fortification and vitamin and minerals powders during first-ever nutrition forum for policymakers.
SPRING/Ghana is maximizing chances for achieving more results from its multi-sectoral nutrition programs by prioritizing implementation in LEAP 1,000 communities.
SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic supports three new facilities in Naryn and Jalalabad to receive Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative certification.
Reducing Missed Opportunities in Service Integration for Nutrition, Family Planning, and Immunization
SPRING hosted a joint meeting of the MIYCN-FP Integration and the FP-Immunization Integration Working Groups to discuss ways to further integrate service delivery.
SPRING/Guinea trained staff from community radio stations on developing effective interactive radio programming supporting nutrition-sensitive agriculture practices.
Father-to-Father support groups encourage men to take an active role in the health and nutrition of their families.
SPRING interviewed public and private sector leaders about creating multi-sectoral anemia prevention and control strategies.
SPRING/Senegal trained six partner networks in Senegal on the technical and business elements of operating processing machines.
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.
SPRING/Guinea tested and refined a nutrition-sensitive agriculture training package.
SPRING/Senegal co-organized a social mobilization event in Dinguiraye to raise awareness on how environmental hygiene can prevent malaria.
SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic held concerts in townships of Jalalabad and Naryn oblasts to promote nutrition and WASH.
SPRING/Uganda Presents on Micronutrient Powder Pilot at the International Symposium on Community Health Workers in Kampala
SPRING’s presentation highlighted the role of Village Health Teams in closing the gap between health facilities and caregivers.
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...
SPRING/Uganda trained maize millers to fortify maize flour and adopt good manufacturing practices.
SPRING/Senegal Promotes Multi-sectoral Approach and Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture at the International Fair for Agricultural and Animal Resources
SPRING/Senegal is participating in (FIARA) to promote a multi-sectoral approach to improving nutrition.
SPRING/Ghana uses VSLAs so mother-to-mother support groups can improve their economic status with savings and loans to meet immediate needs.
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...
SPRING/Guinea and Farm Radio International Conduct a Community Radio Assessment to Support Partnerships for Nutrition
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.
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.
Gwyneth Cotes and Sascha Lamstein to share SPRING’s work at the Institutionalizing Community Health Conference 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
SPRING/Bangladesh's formal closing workshop was held on March 21, 2017 in Dhaka.
Expert input has enhanced SPRING’s guidance tool for assessing anemia at a national level.
SPRING/Ghana Trains Regional- and District-level Trainers on the District Assessment Tool for Anemia (DATA)
SPRING/Ghana conducted a training of trainers workshop for district-level trainers to implement the District Assessment Tool for Anemia.