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Operationalizing the concept of farming system for nutrition through the promotion of nutrition-sensitive agricultureCurrent Science, 2014Despite impressive gains in agricultural production and greater availability of food many people in India suffer from undernutrition. Improvements in agricultural production that lead to greater access to nutritious food could help combat undernutrition.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 relDocumentOxford Policy Management, 2014This report presents the findings from the baseline survey of the quantitative impact evaluation of the Working to Improve Nutrition in Northern Nigeria (WINNN) Programme interventions in Northern Nigeria. The household survey data collection was conducted in June 2013 and a final round of data collection is scheduled for June 2016.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.DocumentElsevier, 2014Nutrition actions in emergencies continue to be critical to mortality reduction and to achieving broader humanitarian as well as livelihood goals in institutionally fragile environments.Document2014Nutrition Embedding Evaluation Programme (NEEP) aims to address knowledge gaps on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of maternal and child nutrition interventions and how they can be delivered at scale. To this end, a process to identify and prioritise evaluation activities that address evidence gaps was conducted at the program start.Document
Follow-up of post-discharge growth and mortality after treatment for severe acute malnutrition (FuSAM Study): a prospective cohort studyPLoS ONE, 2014Management of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) plays a vital role in achieving global child survival targets. Effective treatment programmes are available but little is known about longer term outcomes following programme discharge.1024 children were admitted to an inpatient-based SAM treatment centre in Blantyre, Malawi, between July 2006 and March 2007.Document
Development and acceptability testing of ready-to-use supplementary food made from locally available food ingredients in BangladeshBioMed Central, 2014Inadequate energy and micronutrient intake during childhood is a major public health problem in developing countries. Ready-to-use supplementary food (RUSF) made of locally available food ingredients can improve micronutrient status and growth of children. The objective of this study was to develop RUSF using locally available food ingredients and test their acceptability.Organisation
Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF)The Government of Zanzibar have launched a new innovative Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programme on Wednesday May 28 in collaboration with the Partnership for Child Development (PCD) and Table forDocument
Integrating severe accute malnutrition into the management of childhood diseases at community level in South SudanMalaria Consortium, 2013South Sudan ranks 15th highest in the world in terms of mortality rates for children under five. Malnutrition is widespread throughout the country with 28 percent of children under five being underweight, 31 percent stunted and 23 percent wasted.