News and Events
We want to bring together key leaders, researchers and policy makers to candidly discuss, and debate child stunting. Through these interactive events we hope to not only raise the awareness but also highlight our expertise as leaders in the field, share our research and advocate our mission.
Child stunting and supermarkets: a positive influence?
Child stunting and supermarkets: a positive influence? Inspired by “Supermarket food purchases and child nutrition in Kenya” by Debela Diets are not only about nutrition. Multiple factors influence what people eat, and the market availability plays a crucial role. Especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), the food shopping options close to people’s homes…
The end of the silver bullet: A holistic approach to stunting research
The end of the silver bullet: A holistic approach to stunting research Stunting is a significant public health problem worldwide. In 2019, over 144 million children under the age of five were stunted. In 2015, WHO’s World Health Assembly set up the ambitious target of reducing the number of stunted children by 40% by…
First Annual Meeting
On the 9th and 10th of June 2020 the Hub held the first Annual Meeting. Representatives of the different workpackages and counties discussed the past year, the challenges and opportunities, and the way forward. Prof Claire Heffernan, Opening Remarks 1 in 5. That’s how many children will not reach their full potential because they…
World Water Day: Researching the links between WASH and stunting
Universal, affordable and sustainable access to WASH, is the essence of Sustainable Development Goal 6. But around 2.2. billion people – one in three – still live without safe water. How does WASH impact on stunting around the world?