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International Zinc Association

The International Zinc Association (IZA) is a non-profit organization representing the global zinc industry by promoting zinc's essentiality in present and potential product applications, human health and crop nutrition and by highlighting zinc's contribution to sustainable development. Since its foundation in 1990, the International Zinc Association has been engaged in efforts to reduce the global zinc deficiency by supporting research, providing information materials and holding conferences.

visit IZA's website (www.zinc.org)

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UNICEF is on the ground in over 150 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence. UNICEF is the world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries. UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

visit UNICEF's website (www.unicef.org)


World Health

The World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

visit WHO's website (www.who.int)

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Zinc Nutrition
Consultative Group

IZiNCG is an international group of nutrition scientists whose primary objectives are to promote and assist efforts to reduce global zinc deficiency through interpretation of nutrition science, dissemination of information, and provision of technical assistance to national governments and international agencies. IZiNCG focuses on the identification, prevention and treatment of zinc deficiency in the most vulnerable populations of low-income countries.

visit IZiNCG's website (www.izincg.org)

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Passionate about developing and implementing solutions for hidden hunger, the Micronutrient Initiative (MI) works in partnership with governments, the private sector and civil society organizations to address this serious problem that affects one-third of the world’s population.

visit Micronutrient Initiative's website (www.micronutrient.org)




Zinc Task Force

The Zinc Task Force (ZTF) is a collaborative group of international organizations and academic institutions working towards the accelerated delivery of zinc and Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) for the management of diarrhea in low-income countries.

visit Zinc Task Force's website (www.zinctaskforcet.org)

Scaling Up

In 2010, the SUN Movement was launched to support national leadership and collective action to scale up nutrition. SUN is not a new initiative, institution or fund; instead, it is a country-led Movement with hundreds of organizations and entities working to increase the effectiveness of existing programs by supporting national priorities, aligning resources and fostering broad ownership and commitment to nutrition.

visit Scaling Up Nutrition's website (www.http://scalingupnutrition.org)








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