Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition in India
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- DocumentWatershed Organisation Trust, 2013The paper examines the existing supporting systems to food and nutritional security (FNS) – institutional and social – especially in the semi-arid and dryland regions in India. It explores the climatic and non-climatic factors which are intertwined and interdependent in the issue of FNS.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2012India is home to one-third of the world’s malnourished children in spite of substantial growth in the country’s agricultural sector, which has helped fuel the country’s economic rise. Agriculture continues to be the primary source of livelihood for the majority of nutritionally vulnerable households in India.Document
A synthesis of lessons: government experiences of scale-up of community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM)Emergency Nutrition Network, 2012This paper provides a synthesis from lessons of government experiences with scaling up Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) in India, specifically looking at 9 country case studies (Ethiopia, Pakistan, Niger, Somalia, Kenya, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Malawi, and Mozambique).Document
Analyzing inter-sectoral convergence to improve child undernutrition in India: Development and application of a framework to examine policies in agriculture, health and nutritionInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2012Currently in India, a major challenge in reducing undernutrition is bringing sectors together to deliver for a common goal. In this paper the authors describe a possible framework to enable convergence across sectors for action on nutrition.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2012This paper uses a political economy approach to examine questions around the lack of progress toward nutrition goals in six countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru and Zambia. All have medium to strong nutrition governance indicators, but only some are on track to meet the Millennium Development Goal and others have made no progress at all.DocumentOxford Journals, 2012This paper provides an overview of the consortium of health orientated research in transitioning societies. The collaboration brings together five birth cohorts for which there is available long-term data from low- andmiddle-income countries. The aims of the collaboration are:Document
Impact of supplementing newborn infants with vitamin A on early infant mortality: community based randomised trial in southern IndiaBritish Medical Journal, 2003This article assesses the impact of supplementing newborn infants with vitamin A on mortality at age six months. The study was a randomised, placebo controlled, community based trial conducted between June 1998 and March 2001 in two rural districts of Tamil Nadu, southern India.Key results include:DocumentYoung Lives, 2010Food insecurity and poor nutrition remain a problem in many developing countries and can have profound effects on children’s health and their development. The Midday Meal Scheme in India is a programme covering primary school children to improve nutrition as well as increase educational enrolment, retention and attendance.DocumentThe Lancet, 2008This paper reviews the associations between maternal and child undernutrition with human capital and risk of adult diseases in low-income and middle-income countries.DocumentPopulation Services International, 2003This document reviews the impact of the social marketing of micronutrient supplements in developing countries.