UN names Hasina for leading actions against malnutrition

The United Nations (UN) has nominated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, along with 26 global leaders, in a lead group to scale up child and maternal nutrition globally.

Sheikh Hasina will work for the global Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement programme that would fight against child and maternal malnutrition, according to message received here tonight.

The recognition came to Bangladesh Prime Minister because of her continued commitment to advancing child and maternal health by improving their nutritional status at home and abroad, the release added.

The SUN Movement brings together over 100 organizations and governments committed to work together to fight hunger and under- nutrition of over 100 crore under-nourished people in the world, much of them live in south Asia