Africa Must Take the Lead in Addressing Global Health Challenges

The new Director General of the World Health Organisation, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, is a former minister of health in Ethiopia. Africa – at last – is now at the centre of global health policy.

A4NH Launches Second Phase of Work to Improve Nutrition and Health

Since 1971, CGIAR has been responsible for some of the most innovative breakthroughs in agricultural research. The CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) takes CGIAR’s success in agricultural research to the next level, building on the notion that agriculture can do much more than reduce hunger and poverty.

Global Experts Launch Lancet Countdown in Response to Climate Change Health Crisis

Today marks the launch of Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change, a new international, multi-disciplinary research collaboration between academic institutions and practitioners across the world. It is being established to track the different aspects of the relationship between health and climate change.

Does sex preference affect children’s nutrition and health? Findings from Indonesia.

This month on the A4NH Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange, Giordano Palloni, Associate Research Fellow in the Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division at IFPRI, talks about the findings of his research in which a large household panel dataset from Indonesia is used to show that a mother’s preference for the sex of her next born child plays >> Read more