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Women’s Voices in the Spotlight at Devex [email protected]

19 September 2022 – The first short film in the women’s voices series featuring Agurash from Ethiopia will be screened at the Devex [email protected] event on 21 September 2022 from 1:50 – 1:55 pm ET in partnership with the Micronutrient Forum as a part of the Forum’s women’s advocacy agenda.

Women’s Voices from Bangladesh

10 August 2022 – HMHB has released the 4th film in the short film series called ‘Women’s Voices’. This is the story of Jahanara from Bangladesh, a factory worker, in her seventh month of pregnancy.

Read the Blog on the New Advocacy Toolkit for MMS

28 July 2022 – HMHB published an informative blog on Advocacy Toolkit for Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation (MMS) to improve maternal nutrition.

Coffee and Chai Chat: Launch of the Advocacy Toolkit for MMS

11 July 2022 – In the next Coffee and Chai Chat on 12 July 2022 at 9 AM EDT| 3 PM CET | 6:30 PM IST, HMHB will launch the newly developed Advocacy Toolkit on multiple micronutrient supplementation (MMS) for national actors.

HMHB Side Event on MMS at ANH Academy Week

28 June 2022 – HMHB is hosting an online side event ‘Accelerating the integration of prenatal multiple micronutrient supplementation (MMS) into antenatal care services’ on 30 June from 6:45 – 7:45 AM EDT at the ANH Academy Week.

Women’s Voices from Mumbai

28 May 2022 – On 28 May, World Hunger Day, HMHB released the third film in the Women’s Voices series. This film brings the stories of Shabana and Parveen from Mumbai, India, and their struggle to make ends meet and provide for themselves and their unborn baby. WATCH THE FILM Millions of vulnerable pregnant women […]

Read the Blog: A Big Win for Mothers Worldwide

28 April 2022 – Following the inclusion of multiple micronutrient supplements (MMS) in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) list of essential medicines (EML), HMHB published a blog on the significance of this landmark step and its implications for low and middle-income countries and vulnerable pregnant women who lack access to critical nutrition and antenatal health […]

Women’s Voices from Borwadi Tanda

18 April 2022 – HMHB released the second film in a series of short films on ‘Women’s Voices’, honoring health workers like Shakuntala, from Borwadi Tanda, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India, who support vulnerable mothers and babies.

New Study on Anemia Prevention- IFA vs. MMS: 60 vs 30 mg of Iron

16 March 2022 – A new study demonstrated that compared to IFA, MMS results in comparable protection against anemia during pregnancy, independently of iron dose.

HMHB Completes One Year: Watch the Highlights

10 March 2022 – Today, the Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Consortium has released a video of the highlights of its first year since its launch.

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