Malnutrition is an underlying cause of death for 2.6 million children each year, and leaves millions more with lifelong physical and mental impairments.
Sight and Life is a pioneer of nutrition innovations based on science and working towards eliminating all forms of malnutrition in children and women of childbearing age.
June 26, 2020
IMPact4Nutrition Honored with an UNICEF Global INSPIRE Award
IMPAct4Nutrition, a platform to Mobilise Private Action for Nutrition in India, was honored with a UNICEF global INSPIRE Award in the category ‘Best Multistakeholder Engagement’. Nearly 100 campaigns from 50 countries were nominated and voted on by UNICEF staff worldwide. The IMPAct4Nutrition along with the founding partners such as UNICEF, Tata Trusts, CII, Sight and Life, CSR Box, IPE Global and NASSCOM Foundation co-develop a robust knowledge base for nutrition literacy that companies can use in their ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives and employee engagement programs.
May 19, 2020
Dr Purnima Menon Receives the Nevin Scrimshaw Mid-Career Award
On May 19, 2020 the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) announced Purnima Menon as the recipient of the Nevin Scrimshaw Mid-Career Award in Global Nutrition. This award is supported by Sight and Life and contributions from Global Nutrition Council members. It is given to a mid-career professional who has done innovative work to advance the field of global nutrition and is a current member of ASN’s Global Nutrition Council. The awardee is typically between 10 and 20 years post-terminal degree and has a sustained record of substantial research, mentoring, and training.