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    The Health Subcenter as an Effective Platform for Coordinated Capacity Building and Supportive Supervision of Frontline Workers

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2014
    Given the range of frontline staff and their complementary aims, the health subcenter represents an optimal geographical and demographic unit for health and nutrition programmes to target specific outcomes through nutrition-specific interventions. It is a natural platform for convergence among staff of both the Department of Health and the Department of Social Welfare.
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    Panchayat-Led Nutrition and Daycare Centres—The Fulwari Scheme of Chhattisgarh

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2014
    Chhattisgarh has a statewide programme using community health workers called mitanins. The National Rural Health Mission organises the payment of small stipends to the mitanins through the panchayats and recognizes them as accredited social health activists.
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    A Multisectoral Initiative to Address Nutrition among Children in Remote, Conflict-Affected Zones of Odisha

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2014
    One of the challenges to address stunting in Odisha is the lack of trained frontline workers to assess and refer affected children to appropriate health services for care and treatment.
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    Toward Improved Nutrition: The Atal Bal Arogya Evam Poshan Mission

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2014
    Half of the children in Madhya Pradesh under age 5 are stunted and 35 percent are wasted.
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    Food legislation in South Asia and its link with food security: a case study of Pakistan

    Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013
    Food plays very vital role in maintaining proper health and also helps in prevention and cure of diseases. Good nutritive food makes health, but at the same time bad or unhealthy food gives rise to several diseases.
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    Implementation Notes

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2014
    The Partnerships and Opportunities to Strengthen and Harmonize Actions for Nutrition in India (POSHAN) programme has launched a new series of publications called Implementation Notes. These papers summarize experiences related to how specific interventions or programmes are delivered. They are intended to share information on innovations in delivery and are not research products.
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    Challenges and opportunities in CBN adaptation to pastoral areas in Ethiopia

    Ethiopian Public Health Institute, 2013
    Ethiopian pastoralist community are more than 12 million occupying 61 per cent of the total land mass with more than 29 nationalities and ethnic groups. They inhabit land with natural resources and a wealth of cultural and traditional heritage that remains largely untapped.
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    The cost of hunger in Ethiopia: implications for the growth and transformation of Ethiopia

    Ethiopian Public Health Institute, 2013
    The cost of hunger (COHA) study is an important step forward to better understand the role child nutrition and human development can play as a catalyser, or as a constraint, in implementation of Ethiopia’s Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP).
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    Evaluation of the dynamics of national nutrition program implementation in Ethiopia

    Ethiopian Public Health Institute, 2014
    The Government of Ethiopia developed a National Nutrition Strategy in 2008, followed by a National Nutrition Program. The revised plan of action for nutrition has recently been updated to focus on stunting and multi-sectoral approach and cover the period from September 2012 to August 2015.
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    How can agriculture and food system policies improve nutrition?

    Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, 2014
    Governments the world over are focused as never before on the importance of linking agriculture and food markets with improved health and nutrition. Recent food price volatility, expected population and food demand growth, changing dietary patterns and the threat of climate change are all factors adding complexity to the challenge of achieving food and nutrition security.

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