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Bangladesh is a role model in scaling up nutrition: Nasim

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Special Correspondent—April 09, 2017: Bangladesh had made tremendous improvement in health sector that made it a role model in the world, said, health minister Mohammed Nasim at a meeting in the capital recently.

The meeting was held with an aim to improve Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) activities in Bangladesh.  

Since the inception of SUN in April 2010, Bangladesh has made tangible progress in bringing government ministries, UN agencies, development and civil society partners, and academicians to scale up nutrition activities linking with accountability and governance under the leadership of SUN Focal Point.

During the visit of Ms. Gerda Verburg, UN Assistant Secretary General and SUN Movement Coordinator, mentioned about steps taken by Bangladesh to improve the nutrition situation that has made Bangladesh one of the first in line in South East Asia region in nutrition success.

She, however, committed to ensure SUN participation along with UN agencies in Bangladesh nutrition activities.