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End malnutrition, including achieving the internationally agreed targets on stunting and wasting in children under 5 years, and address the nutrition needs of young girls, pregnant and lactating women, and older people.

Could this be your career mission?

Below are employers you could work for, occupations they employ, and education and training programs to prepare you to achieve this target.
Job Candidate
  1. Community Health Workers and Clinics: Serve as frontline entities in identifying and addressing malnutrition within communities. They provide health education, nutritional counseling, and basic healthcare services.

  2. Women's Self-Help Groups: Play a key role in community development, focusing on various issues nutrition, promoting awareness, sharing knowledge, and implementing community-based nutrition programs.

  3. Community-Based Organizations: May work on health and nutrition initiatives, conducting awareness campaigns, organizing community events, and implementing projects to combat malnutrition.

  4. Local Farmers' Associations: Promote sustainable farming practices, diversification of crops, and community gardens to enhance access to nutritious food.

  5. Parent-Teacher Associations: Can address malnutrition by organizing nutrition education programs, school feeding initiatives, and involving parents in promoting healthy eating habits for children.

  6. Community-Based Health and Nutrition Volunteers: Work on the ground to identify malnutrition, provide basic health and nutrition education, and connect community members with local health services.

  7. Faith-Based Organizations: Churches, mosques, temples, and other religious institutions often play a role in promoting nutrition education, organizing community events, and supporting vulnerable populations.

  8. Non-Governmental Organizations: Work directly with communities to address malnutrition through projects related to nutrition, healthcare, and education, tailored to specific community needs.

  9. Community Kitchen Programs: Bring people together to prepare and share nutritious meals and address both immediate and long-term nutritional needs in a community.

  10. Community Empowerment Programs: Focus on community empowerment, capacity building, and skill development and address malnutrition by improving the overall well-being and resilience of communities.

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