Searching with a thematic focus on Political economy of undernutrition, Nutrition
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Effective international action against undernutrition: why has it proven so difficult and what can be done to accelerate progress?The Lancet, 2008Many transnational organisations work to support efforts to eliminate maternal and child undernutrition in high-burden countries. Financial, intellectual, and personal linkages bind these organisations loosely together as components of an international nutrition system.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.Document
Can working with the private for-profit sector improve utilisation of quality health services by the poor? A systematic review of the literature2007This paper published in the International Journal for Equity in Health reviews the literature on the effectiveness of interventions that involve working with private for-profit providers to expand access to quality health services for poor and disadvantaged populations.Document
Effect of a nutrition intervention during early childhood on economic productivity in Guatemalan adultsThe Lancet, 2008This research article from The Lancet examines the impact of a nutrition intervention in early childhood on adult economic productivity and income.Between 1969 and 1977 in Guatemala, children between 0 and 7 years of age in two villages were randomly assigned a nutritious supplement called atole (a drink containing vegetable protein, dry skimmed milk and sugar) while those in two other villagesDocument
Business as a partner in strengthening public health systems in developing countries: an agenda for actionInternational Business Leaders Forum, 2006This report reviews the potential for business to contribute to public health systems in developing countries.