Kathy SpahnJune 8, 2013 08:55
Commentary: G8 Summit gathering is opportunity to scale up international commitment to improving nutrition around the world.
A child gets a vaccination at the CARE medical clinic at Yida refugee camp along the border with North Sudan July 5, 2012 in Yida, South Sudan. The rainy season has increased the numbers suffering from diarrhea, severe malnutrition and malaria with sanitation issues causing the increased illness. (Paula Bronstein/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK — A group of government, business, science and NGO leaders are gathering in London for “Nutrition for Growth,” a special meeting hosted by the UK and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation to “galvanize leadership to deliver a transformational effect on maternal and child under nutrition across the world.”