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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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    Championing nutrition: effective leadership for action

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2016
    The calls for strong leadership in the fight against global and national malnutrition have multiplied during the past decade. The role of nutrition champions in advocating for nutrition, formulating policies, and coordinating and implementing action in nutrition have increasingly been recognized in such countries as Peru, Brazil, Thailand, and the Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra.
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    Stories of change in nutrition: an overview

    Global Food Security - journal, 2017
    After a period of relative success in generating political momentum to address malnutrition, there is an increasing urgency to focus on implementation and impact on the ground.
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    A narrative analysis of the political pconomy shaping policy on child undernutrition in India

    Development and Change Journal, 2017
    Understanding, comparison and analysis of competing narratives on a particular political or policy issue often take place both in media commentary and some academic literature on this basis of a story towards, or how to achieve, a particular desired end. This article examines two narratives on the subject of child undernutrition in India espoused by competing sides of the policy elite.

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