Nutrition Can’t Wait: Setting the agenda for adolescent nutrition in the context of COVID-19 and beyond.

Advocacy, Youth Leaders, Asia

Written by Irshad Danish and Jigyasa Nawani from Nutrition International, this blog talks about their previous Adolescent Nutrition webinar and what came out of it. You can read the full piece here >

“While adolescents form one-sixth of the world’s population, adolescent nutrition remains an underrated agenda in most countries. With the COVID-19 pandemic interrupting most health and nutrition welfare services, it has affected the focus on adolescent health as well.  To discuss the agenda of adolescent nutrition in the context of COVID-19 and beyond, Nutrition International and SUN Civil Society Asia Coordination Group (ACG) organized a webinar in September, where speakers discussed the global and regional landscape of adolescent nutrition and shared some adolescent nutrition strategies that have worked well in their countries.”