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Introducing infant and young child feeding indicators into national nutrition surveillance systems: lessons from Vietnam2013A comprehensive set of infant and young child feeding (IYCF) indicators for international use was published in 2008. We describe the process followed to incorporate these indicators into Vietnam’s National Nutrition Surveillance System (NNSS).Document
Developing evidence-based advocacy and policy change strategies to protect, promote, and support infant and young child feedingFood and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB), 2013The objective of this research is to develop evidence-based advocacy strategies in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Vietnam to enable policy change and to increase investments in and ensure scale-up and sustainability of IYCF programs.DocumentInternational Labour Organization, 2014This report provides a picture of where we stand and what we have learned so far about maternity and paternity rights across the world.DocumentSave the Children Fund, 2013This report is a call to action for the world to rediscover the importance of breastfeeding and for a commitment to support mothers to breastfeed their babies, especially in the poorest communities in the poorest countries.Document
Nutritional enhancement of Ghanaian weaning foods using the orange flesh sweet potato (Ipomea Batatas)African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2014Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is a public health problem in Ghana. Research on the orange flesh sweet potato root has been given prominence because of its high β-carotene content as a means to enhance the nutritive value and vitamin A content of the traditional diets of Ghanaian children as a long-term intervention towards combating VAD.Document
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.