Searching with a thematic focus on Political economy of undernutrition, Nutrition
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Nutrition agenda setting, policy formulation and implementation: lessons from the Mainstreaming Nutrition InitiativeHealth Policy and Planning, 2012Undernutrition is the single largest contributor to the global burden of disease and can be addressed through a number of highly efficacious interventions. Undernutrition generally has not received commensurate attention in policy agendas at global and national levels, however, and implementing these efficacious interventions at a national scale has proven difficult.Document
Mainstreaming Nutrition in National Policy Agendas: Successes, Challenges, and Emergent Opportunities.2011This supplement of the Food & Nutrition Bulletin (Volume 32, supplement 2, June 2011) includes the following papers:DocumentGlobal Alliance for Improved Nutrition, 2014It is increasingly clear that the economic health of countries, and of individuals, is directly tied to good nutrition. It is not difficult to see that this impact on productivity, lost future workforce and increased absenteeism due to sickness also has a substantial impact on business.DocumentCommunity-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) Forum, 2014The aim of this CMAM Forum Technical Brief is to summarise evidence, good practice and lessons learned on community engagement for CMAM and other relDocument
Maharashtra’s Child Stunting Declines: What is Driving Them? Findings of a Multidisciplinary AnalysisInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014Between 2006 and 2012, Maharashtra’s stunting rate among children under two years of age was reported to decline by 15 percentage points – one of the fastest declines in stunting seen anywhere at any time. This was seemingly more remarkable because it occurred within a context where Indian stunting levels nationally are regularly characterised as stuck or static.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014This IDS Policy Briefing is based on the IDS Special Collection 'Turning Rapid Growth into Meaningful Growth: Sustaining the Commitment to Nutrition in Zambia'.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014The articles in this IDS Special Collection describe the nutrition trends in Zambia, highlight some of the factors shaping those trends, and identify and analyse some of the efforts to improve nutrition status.Document
A systematic assessment of the current capacity to act in nutrition in West Africa: cross-country similarities and differences2014Although it is widely accepted that lack of capacity is one of the barriers to scaling up nutrition in West Africa, there is a paucity of information about what capacities exist and the capacities that need to be developed to accelerate progress toward improved nutrition outcomes in the region.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014Leadership has been identified as a key factor in supporting action on nutrition in countries experiencing a high burden of childhood undernutrition.Document
Planning and costing for the acceleration of actions for nutrition: experiences of countries in the Movement for Scaling Up NutritionScaling Up Nutrition, 2014This report is a synthesis of work undertaken by countries in the movement for Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN). The costed nutrition plans for 20 countries are analysed, looking at the assumptions made, the priority areas and targets which were set and the methods used, to determine whether they are responsive to the identified needs.