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1,000 Days Submits Comments to USDA and HHS for Next Edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Agriculture (USDA) are preparing for the next edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. They recently proposed a list of scientific questions to inform the next version, with a focus on diet and health outcomes across the lifespan. In response, 1,000 Days submitted comments emphasizing …

U.S. Breastfeeding Committee’s Statement on the Formula Shortage

The following guidance is also available from the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine and HealthyChildren.Org. Dear Members, It’s been a long week/month/year (already, here in May). We see you. We are you. Much love. As the United States faces a serious shortage of infant formula, we know that no baby should ever go hungry. Families are …

Focus on Nutrition During National Women’s Health Week

By:  Blythe Thomas, Initiative Director, 1,000 Days of FHI Solutions Minerva Delgado, Director of Coalitions & Advocacy, Alliance to End Hunger Not nearly enough time or attention is spent discussing and acting upon when “good nutrition” for an individual should start. The answer? Before the individual is even born. This week is National Women’s Health Week and …

RFP for Government Relations Consultant

Posted Date: May 2, 2022 Anticipated Period of Performance: June 20 – September 30 2022 Proposals Due: June 15, 2022 The Consultant will facilitate engagement with the USG Global Nutrition Community and coordinate with the 1,000 Days’ Initiative Director on government relations. Download the RFP Applicant Background Information