Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition in Ethiopia
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- DocumentOxfam, 2014Many people living in poor communities in Ethiopia, India (particularly, Andhra Pradesh), Peru and Vietnam experience climatic shocks such as droughts and floods, and are often faced with issues of food insecurity.Document
Predictors of nutritional status of Ethiopian adolescent girls: a community based cross sectional studyBMC Nutrition, 2015Malnutrition is a major health issue affecting children, women and adolescents globally and developing countries in particular. Adolescence is a time of enormous physiological, cognitive, and psychosocial change but it remain a neglected, difficult-to-measure and hard-to-reach population.DocumentUnited Nations Children's Fund, 2015In 2011, the Bureau of Labour and Social Affairs (BoLSA), Regional Government of Tigray, with support from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), introduced the Social Cash Transfer Pilot Programme (SCTPP) in two woredas, Abi Adi and Hintalo Wajirat. The SCTPP aims to improve the quality of life for vulnerable children, older persons, and persons with disabilities.Document
Qualitative research and analyses of the economic impacts of cash transfer programmes in Sub-Saharan AfricaFood and Agriculture Organization Corporate Document Repository, 2015This report synthesizes the analysis and findings of a set of six country case studies that explore the impact of cash transfer (CT) programmes on household economic decision-making and the local economy in sub-Saharan Africa. The study seeks to understand the impact of CT programmes in three interrelated areas:DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2015This Brief presents the findings of the Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in East Africa (LANEA) initiative in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda. LANEA investigates opportunities and challenges to scaling up nutrition through agriculture.DocumentJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2013Vitamin A is an essential micronutrient required for the normal functioning of the vision system, immunity, epithelial integrity, cellular differentiation, growth and development, and possibly reproduction.DocumentJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2014The use of growth monitoring and promotion (GMP) has become widespread. It is a potential contributor towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals of halving hunger and reducing child mortality byDocument
Therapeutic feeding programme coverage assessment report Wadela woreda, North Wollo zone, Amhara Regional State, EthiopiaEthiopian Public Health Institute, 2010Ethiopia has one of the highest under-five mortality rates, with malnutrition contributing to more than half of all child deaths. The 2005 Demographic and Health Survey revealed that, even when humanitarian requirements are at their lowest levels, over 300,000 children under the age of five are affected by severe wasting.Document
Assessment of Iodine Deficiency Disorder (IDD) in Womberma and Burie Districts, West Gojjam Zone, EthiopiaEthiopian Public Health Institute, 2010The objective of this study is to assess the situation of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) by conducting clinical examination for goiter, urinary iodide level determination, assessment of goiterogenic factors and availability of iodated salt, and knowledge, attitude and practices of the communities towards iodated salt in the area.DocumentEthiopian Public Health Institute, 2009Due to a high prevalence of malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies in Ethiopia, the Ethiopian Government approved the country’s first-ever National Nutrition Strategy (NNS) in February 2008 to address these issues.