Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition sensitive development, Nutrition in Bangladesh
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Impact of climate related shocks and stresses on nutrition and food security in selected areas of rural BangladeshUnited Nations [UN] World Food Programme, 2015With a population over 156 million people, 80 percent of whom live in rural areas, and 70 percent of land area five meters or less above sea level, environmental hazards such as floods, cyclones, salt water intrusion and river erosion are expected to have massive destructive impacts in Bangladesh.DocumentSave the Children Fund, 2015Policies and practice in Bangladesh need to have a greater focus on nutrition, at large scale and across different sectors, in order to accelerate progress on tackling the country’s substantial malnutrition burden of 41% stunting and 16% wasting across a population of 156.5 million. Social protection is a human right and a means for states to protect their most vulnerable citizens.Document
Is There an Enabling Environment for Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture in South Asia? Stakeholder Perspectives from India, Bangladesh, and PakistanFood and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB), 2015Almost half of all children in South Asia are stunted. Although agriculture has the potential to be a strong driver of undernutrition reduction and serves as the main source of livelihood for over half of South Asia’s population, its potential to reduce undernutrition is currently not being realized.DocumentInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2013This paper analyses the possible relevance of water and sanitation improvements for diarrhoea reduction in the context of Bangladesh. Much of the public policy thinking in the past was guided by public investment in providing improved access to water.DocumentInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2012Treating water can reduce the prevalence of diarrhoea by up to 70 percent. Although there are several inexpensive water treatment technologies available, statistics show that every 15 seconds a child dies due to waterborne diseases. Over 700 million people still lack access to safe drinking water.Document
Impact of education and provision of complementary feeding on growth and morbidity in children less than 2 years of age in developing countries: a systematic reviewBMC Public Health, 2013About one third of deaths in children less than 5 years of age are due to underlying undernutrition.Document
Prevalence and determinants of chronic malnutrition among preschool children: a cross-sectional study in Dhaka city, BangladeshJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2011Chronic malnutrition is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality among preschool children and the future productivity of nations.DocumentLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2015Bangladesh has managed to sustain a surprisingly rapid reduction in the rate of child undernutrition for at least two decades. The two largest drivers of change that have prompted this unheralded success are large gains in parental education (26%) and rapid asset accumulation (25%).DocumentHome Grown School Feeding, 2013School health and nutrition programmes provide the foundation for children’s physical, cognitive and educational development. The purpose of this analysis is to examine the Dubai Cares/GAIN-Assisted School Nutrition Project in Bangladesh.Document
Scaling up nutrition: Progress report from countries and their partners in the movement to Scale Up Nutrition (SUN)United Nations [UN] Standing Committee on Nutrition, 2011This draft report was prepared for the High Level Meeting on Nutrition at the UN General Assembly in September 2011 and the follow-up workshop for the Scale-Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, which was designed to help nations where people are at risk of under-nutrition and aims to show results within 1,000 days.