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    Predictors of Essential Health and Nutrition Service Delivery in Bihar, India: Results From Household and Frontline Worker Surveys

    Global Health Science and Practice, 2017
     In Bihar, India, coverage of essential health and nutrition interventions is low. These interventions are provided by 2 national programs—the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) and Health/National Rural Health Mission (NRHM)—through Anganwadi workers (AWWs) and Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs), respectively.
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    Scaling Up Impact on Nutrition: What Will It Take?

    Advances in Nutrition, 2017
    Despite consensus on actions to improve nutrition globally, less is known about how to operationalize the right mix of actions—nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive—equitably, at scale, in different contexts. This review draws on a large scaling-up literature search and 4 case studies of large-scale nutrition programs with proven impact to synthesize critical elements for impact at scale.
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    The Policy Environment for Food, Agriculture and Nutrition in India: Taking Stock and Looking Forward

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    India's policy environment has undergone a substantial overhaul since 2014, when a new government came in. This paper discusses recent changes in, and the current state of, food, agriculture and nutrition policies in India at the national and state levels.
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    Value chain analysis in India to identify nutrition-sensitive interventions for improved maternal diets in India

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    Micronutrient insufficiencies are a serious public health problem among women of reproductive age in Low and Middle Income Countries including India, adversely affecting maternal health and economic productivity, and child growth and educational outcomes. Fruit and vegetables are important sources of micronutrients and consumption of these foods is lower than recommendations.
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    Gender Differences in Adolescent Nutrition: evidence from two Indian districts

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    India is going through a silent crisis as millions of adolescents and adults, both male and female, across the country and over generations face the burden of undernutrition. India’s score in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) computed by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) was 28.5 in 2016. While this has improved from 36 in 2008, it still falls in the “serious” category.
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    Understanding, enabling and building effective leadership in nutrition

    Transform Nutrition, 2015
    Transform Nutrition’s work on leaders in nutrition explores how effective leaders understand the systems which both shape and constrain their action; and are able to translate this understanding into action which spans the boundaries of sectors and disciplinary knowledge. Researchers within the Transform Nutrition consortium carried out a study of 89 individual
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    Social accountabilty initatives in health and nutrition: lessons from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    South Asia is home to nearly a quarter of the world’s population and is a region of dynamic economic growth, yet it performs relatively poorly on health and nutrition indicators.
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    Accounting for nutritional changes in six success stories: a regression-decomposition approach

    Global Food Security - journal, 2017
    Over the past two decades, many developing countries have made impressive progress in reducing undernutrition. In this paper, the authors explore potential explanations of this success by applying consistent statistical methods to multiple rounds of Demographic Health Surveys for Bangladesh, Nepal, Ethiopia, Odisha, Senegal, and Zambia.
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    Strengthening public health nutrition education in India

    Transform Nutrition, 2014
    Malnutrition remains a major challenge for public health and for human and economic development in India. A lack of adequately trained public health professionals and nutritionists means that this challenge is not being met. Due to resource constraints, the most realistic way of improving this situation is to optimise the use of existing infrastructure.
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    A review of government programmes for women and children in India: implications for nutrition during the Thousand Day Period

    The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2014
    The current Maternal and Child Health Nutrition (MCHN) statistics from India reflect poorly on the existing Government schemes. Experts recognize the conception of two year period (the first 1000 days) as a critical window of opportunity for influencing the poor MCHN status.

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