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- DocumentObesity Reviews, 2013India 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.DocumentGlobal Heart, 2013In 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 ofDocument
The national employment guarantee scheme and inequities in household spending on food and non-food determinants of health in rural IndiaInternational Journal for Equity in Health, 2013Inequities 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.OrganisationProgramme coverage is one of the most useful and reliable indicators for measuring the performance of CMAM programmes. There are many indicators (e.g.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%).DocumentScaling Up Nutrition, 2014The 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.DocumentScaling Up Nutrition, 2014These country profiles are part of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) annual progress report. Key Messages include:DocumentScaling Up Nutrition, 2014This 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:DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014In 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.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014In 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.