COP28 Declaration: Peaceful transition to sustainability

Welcome to Part 2 of the COP28 declaration series. Here, we discuss the implications of various commitments endorsed by parties on child health and development. Part 1 explored the Global Cooling Pledge and the Declaration on Climate and Health. Here, we discuss the declarations on Climate, Relief, Recovery and Peace and Gender-responsive Just Transitions. Declaration…

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COP28 Declarations: Are we cooling for climate and health?

Welcome to the COP28 declaration series. Here, we discuss the implications of various commitments endorsed by parties on child health and development. Part 1 explores the Global Cooling Pledge and the Declaration on Climate and Health. With temperatures rising, climate-resilient solutions and health infrastructure are imperative for the planet’s and population’s health. Here, we discuss…

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Addressing Maternal Infections and Their Impact on Child Stunting: A Discussion with Isobel Gabain

In a thought-provoking Twitter thread on August 9, the UKRI GCRF Action against Stunting Hub engaged in a stimulating conversation with Isobel Gabain, a dedicated PhD scholar working diligently to understand the complex interplay between maternal infections and child stunting. The discussion shed light on the potential consequences of maternal infections during pregnancy and the…

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Policy Initiatives making a Difference in the Fight Against Stunting: Stories from developing world

Some countries enjoy tremendous success in fighting stunting. While others, even after continued efforts, struggle to reduce stunting prevalence significantly. What are the factors that influence this? Is there a single approach that doesn’t suit all, or do different success stories adopt different approaches? Let’s dig into four impact stories identified in a brief by…

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E-dialogue Series Ep. 1: Equity & Context in WASH

On Wednesday, 2nd August 2023, UKRI GCRF Action Against Stunting Hub launched the Connected E-dialogue series highlighting the power of interdisciplinarity in solving stubborn challenges, such as stunting, facing the world. The first episode, “Equity & Context in Policymaking for Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH)”, hosted panellists Caroline W. Mutari, Public Health Promotion (WASH) advisor,…

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