The consequences of early childhood malnutrition are devastating and permanent, but they are also entirely preventable. RESULTS works to secure smart, sustainable investments in nutrition and nutrition policy that help break the cycle of poverty.
In October, President Biden signed the Global Malnutrition Prevention and Treatment Act into law. This major victory could help save millions of lives around the world.
This week, we made progress on two of our global policy bills as they progress through Congress. It’s time to celebrate and continue your amazing advocacy work on global health and education!
Clouds were building and it looked like it could rain any minute on a warm Tuesday in mid-June, but advocate Maurice Gayetay was not deterred. He was on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., waiting in the security line to speak directly to congressional staff representing his district. He had come all the way from Rhode Island to share his story and deliver his message to Congress.
This week there has been exciting progress on our global nutrition priorities! The Global Malnutrition Prevention and Treatment Act was passed out of the Senate Foreign Relations committee (SFRC). And Administrator Samantha Power made a historic announcement that USAID will give $200 million to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to purchase and distribute ready to use therapeutic food (RUTF).
Join RESULTS’ Crickett Nicovich for an overview of our fall global poverty campaigns – education, malnutrition, and tuberculosis – as we keep an eye to equity and impact. Listen to the recording.
Use our current global poverty laser talks in your upcoming lobby meetings, letters to the editor, and e-mails to Congress.
The July Together Women Rise Advocacy Chapter webinar was a celebration of Advocacy Month, as well as progress on S. 2956, The Global Malnutrition and Prevention Act, which has now passed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. You can find the recording and the slides here.
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