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    Eliciting a policy response for the rising epidemic of overweight-obesity in India

    Obesity Reviews, 2013
    India is experiencing multiple transitions with respect to nutrition patterns, epidemiology and demography. Along with staggering childhood undernutrition, a rapid rise in chronic diseases and their risk factors including overweight-obesity (O-O), among all sections of society, is compounding India's health challenges.
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    Nutrition Research in India: Underweight, Stunted, or Wasted?

    Global Heart, 2013
    In this paper, the authors analyze trends in India's nutrition research output from the periods 2000 to 2005 and 2006 to 2010, in terms of quantity (measured by number of publications) and quality (measured by impact factor) and compare it to China, another rapidly growing emerging economy facing similar dual health threats, and the USA, a developed country with a well-established field of
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    The national employment guarantee scheme and inequities in household spending on food and non-food determinants of health in rural India

    International Journal for Equity in Health, 2013
    Inequities in a population in spending on food and non-food items can contribute to disparities in health status. The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) was launched in rural India in 2006, aimed at providing at least 100 days of manual work to a member in needy households.
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    Coverage Monitoring Network (CMN) (CMN)

    Programme coverage is one of the most useful and reliable indicators for measuring the performance of CMAM programmes. There are many indicators (e.g.
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    The other Asian enigma: Explaining the rapid reduction of undernutrition in Bangladesh

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2015
    Bangladesh 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%).
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    An introduction to the SUN movement civil society network

    Scaling Up Nutrition, 2014
    The second issue in the series of Scaling Up Nutrition in Outline was launched at the 2014 SUN Movement Global Gathering. It focuses on the structure and actions of the SUN Civil Society Network and the Civil Society Alliances that have been set up in countries to support scaling up nutrition.
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    SUN movement annual progress report compendium of country profiles

    Scaling Up Nutrition, 2014
    These country profiles are part of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) annual progress report. Key Messages include:
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    SUN movement annual progress report

    Scaling Up Nutrition, 2014
    This progress report from the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement shares how transformations are happening in ways where institutions and stakeholders work together and contribute to collective action. It uses, for the first time, self-assessments by countries, which form the heart of the Monitoring and Evaluation framework.Key findings include:
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    The Bhavishya Alliance: A Multisectoral Initiative to Address Undernutrition in Maharashtra

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2014
    In 2006, a strategic, multistakeholder alliance among Hindustan Unilever, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and the Synergos Institute was conceived and formalized as the Bhavishya Alliance to address malnutrition in Maharashtra.
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    Pustikar Diwas: Convergent Action to Reduce Child Undernutrition in Odisha

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2014
    In 2009, the Department of Health & Family Welfare and the Integrated Child Development Services began Pustikar Diwas, which is a fixed-service delivery day on which medical personnel at primary health centers and community health centers attend the nutritional needs of severely underweight children and those suffering from severe acute malnutrition.

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