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- DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2013This is a feature article in an IFPRI Insights: Magazine of the International Food Policy Research Institute.Document2010This is a practioner's account of the work by the Rajmata Jijau Mother-Child Health and Nutrition Mission in Maharashtra, in India from 2005 to 2010. It is a factual account of the steps the Mission took to addres child undernutrition in Maharashtra.Document2014Despite the popularity of school meals, there is little evidence on their effect on health outcomes.DocumentIndian Pediatrics, 2012This study assesses the determinants of undernutrition among under-two year old children of rural Bangladesh.Document2016Acute 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 potential role of stigma as a barrier to accessing CMAM.Document2015This report presents six country case studies – from Bangladesh, Brazil, Indonesia, Nigeria, the Philippines and the UK. It identifies the key elements of global and national organisations’ activities that have successfully influenced political commitment to breastfeeding. And it presents key barriers and gaps.DocumentThe Lancet, 2016This is a Lancet Series on Breastfeeding published on January 28, 2016.DocumentThe Lancet, 2016Despite its established benefits, breastfeeding is no longer a norm in many communities. Multifactorial determinants of breastfeeding need supportive measures at many levels, from legal and policy directives to social attitudes and values, women's work and employment conditions, and health-care services to enable women to breastfeed.DocumentThe Lancet, 2016The importance of breastfeeding in low-income and middle-income countries is well recognised, but less consensus exists about its importance in high-income countries. In low-income and middle-income countries, only 37% of children younger than 6 months of age are exclusively breastfed.DocumentBMC Public Health, 2015Malnutrition remains one of the most significant child health problems in developing countries with an estimated 53 % of child deaths per year attributed to being underweight. The 2011 Uganda Demographic and Health Survey (UDHS) showed that 38 % of the children were stunted and 16 % were underweight.