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Global Health Mini-University 2018

Monday, 22 October 2018

Cloyd Heck Marvin Center, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States

The Global Health Mini-University (Mini-U) is an annual, one-day forum that brings together professionals working in and students interested in a variety of global health areas. The Mini-U offers numerous presentations highlighting evidence-based best practices and state-of-the-art information.

For more information about the Mini-U, visit their conference website.

Maximising the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition Plus (MQSUN+) presented during the Mini-U this year. Our session details are below:

Here Comes the SUN: Empowering Countries to Scale up Nutrition Efforts

11.00-12.00 Eastern U.S. Time, Room 310

Since 2013, Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) countries have made major strides to bring together stakeholders from multiple sectors to align national efforts to end malnutrition. A primary mechanism to coordinate these efforts at the country level is to develop a multisectoral national nutrition action plan. MQSUN+ has supported SUN countries to develop these action plans for over six years. Through targeted technical assistance, MQSUN+ has learned that getting to the end product can be a multifaceted and time-intensive process with many steps along the way—building political will, raising awareness and understanding about nutrition, aligning stakeholder priorities, developing a common results framework, costing and defining scale of nutrition actions and framing monitoring and evaluation.