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Jun 13, 2011
InterAction partner 1,000 Days has redesigned its website as a central hub for all maternal and child health and nutrition advocates to connect, learn and follow the progress of bringing better nutrition to scale. This new hub features: News from the 1,000 Days partnership Success stories highlighting the progress of the Scaling Up Nutrition...
May 27, 2011
Members of the U.S.-based NGO alliance InterAction released the following quotes on the outcome of the G8 summit in Deauville, which ended earlier today:  WORLD VISION “G8 meetings affect the health, well-being and livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people living in poverty around the world – sometimes through action, but this time by leaving...
May 25, 2011
InterAction hosted a special event yesterday, Disability & Inclusive Development: A Special Briefing and Dialogue on USAID, State Department, and NGO Strategies and Initiatives. Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, USAID’s Coordinator for Disability and Inclusive Development,  Judy Heumann, Special Advisor for International Disability Rights at the US...
May 17, 2011
For the past five years, the DATA Report has monitored the historic commitments to sub-Saharan Africa that the G8 and European Union made in 2005. These promises were due to be delivered in 2010, a year that also marked the crucial two-thirds point for the world to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015. In 2010, development...
May 13, 2011
InterAction member Physicians for Peace, which has a history of collaborative partnerships in Haiti, has just gotten a boost from the Major League Baseball Players Trust, a charitable foundation of the Major League Baseball Association. The organization has awarded Physicians for Peace $50,000 to help Haitian support for amputees and provide...
May 12, 2011
The 1,000 Days Hub, a partnership on child nutrition, is gaining momentum under its new director, Lucy Sullivan. A partnership between the U.S.-based private sector, government agencies and international NGOs, 1,000 Days aims to increase awareness and understanding of the child undernutrition crisis, with the ultimate goal of elevating nutrition...
May 05, 2011
The panel appointed by the UN to find the cause of Haiti’s cholera epidemic concludes that contamination from the UN peacekeepers’ camp is “likely” and gives recommendations on how to avoid similar crises in the future. However, according to AlertNet, a UN spokesman “said that could not be seen as conclusive” and the panel cited “a confluence of...
May 03, 2011
InterAction member Save the Children has released its annual “State of the World’s Mothers” report, which includes essays by prominent authors and gives annual rankings of the world’s best and worst places to be a mother. The 2011 report finds that Norway is the best place to be a mother, and Afghanistan the worst; eight of the 10 lowest ranking...

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