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Kenya and Nutrition

Kenya
  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Population: 40046566
  • Size: 582650.0 Km2

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Understanding, enabling and building effective leadership in nutrition
N. Nisbett / Transform Nutrition 2015
Transform Nutrition’s work on leaders in nutrition explores how effective leaders understand the systems which both shape and constrain their action; and are able to translate this understanding into action which spans th...
A mobile health application to manage acute malnutrition
T. Frank; N. Roschnik; E. Keane; C. Emary / Transform Nutrition 2017
Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) is responsible for between 1–2 million preventable deaths every year and affects around 17 million children under five. Community based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) is a proven a...
A mobile health application to manage acute malnutrition: lessons from developing and piloting the app in five countries
T. Frank / Save the Children Fund 2017
Malnutrition is the world’s most serious health problem and the single biggest contributor to child mortality and the global burden of disease. Community based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) is a proven high-impa...
Championing nutrition: effective leadership for action
N. Nisbett; E. Wach; L. Haddad / International Food Policy Research Institute 2016
The calls for strong leadership in the fight against global and national malnutrition have multiplied during the past decade. The role of nutrition champions in advocating for nutrition, formulating policies, and coordinating and impl...
What drives and constrains effective leadership in tackling child undernutrition? Findings from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India and Kenya
N. Nisbett; E. Wach; L. Haddad; S. el Arifeen / Food Policy 2015
Strong leadership has been highlighted as a common element of success within countries that have made rapid progress in tackling child and maternal undernutrition. Yet little is known of what contributes to nutrition leaders’ suc...
Nutritional improvement for children in urban Chile and Kenya
P. Pridmore / Department for International Development, UK 2014
Since 2010, the NICK study has sought to help two project countries, Chile and Kenya, reduce urban malnutrition in young children by facilitating intersectoral actions to change the social determinants. In urban Kenya chronic stunting...
Identifying and tackling the social determinants of child malnutrition in urban informal settlements and slums: a cross national review of the evidence for action
P. Pridmore / Institute of Education, University of London 2011
Urbanisation can bring many benefits the rate of change but in many developing countries the rate of change has been so fast and so dramatic that many cities have been unable to cope. Rapid, unplanned urbanisation has led to widesprea...
Stigma as a barrier to treatment for child acute malnutrition in Marsabit County, Kenya
J.R. Bliss; M. Njenga; R.J. Stoltzfus 2016
Acute malnutrition affects millions of children each year, yet global coverage of life-saving treatment through the community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) is estimated to be below 15%. This study investigated the pote...
Climate-smart agriculture in Kenya
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research 2015
Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) requires a major shift in the way land, water, soil nutrients, and genetic resources are managed to ensure that these resources are used more efficiently. Making this shift requires considerable changes...
Engaging fathers and grandmothers to improve maternal and child dietary practices: Planning a community-based study in western Kenya
F. Thuita / African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development 2015
Fathers and grandmothers are key family influencers who have an impact on maternal and child health. This paper describes the planning, design, and implementation of a four -phased evaluation study on the impact of engaging fat...
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