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Nutrition-sensitive interventions and programmes: how can they help to accelerate progress in improving maternal and child nutrition?The Lancet, 2013Acceleration of progress in nutrition will require effective, large-scale nutrition-sensitive programmes that address key underlying determinants of nutrition and enhance the coverage and effectiveness of nutrition-specific interventions.DocumentYoung Lives, 2010Food insecurity and poor nutrition remain a problem in many developing countries and can have profound effects on children’s health and their development. The Midday Meal Scheme in India is a programme covering primary school children to improve nutrition as well as increase educational enrolment, retention and attendance.DocumentBangladesh Institute of Development Studies, 2009The paper highlights the impacts of the 2007/08 food price inflation on nutrition and on school attendance. It draws on the results of studies commissioned by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Even at times of average food prices, extremely poor and food insecure families suffer malnutrition and difficulties in school.DocumentInstitute for Democracy in South Africa, 2005The South African School Nutrition Programme was established in 1994 to address the food needs of impoverished school children. However, researchers are divided about the policy value of the school nutrition programme, with one group wishing to expand the programme whilst the other advocates limiting its scope.Document
Medium-term effects of the Oportunidades program package, including nutrition, on education of rural children age 0-8 in 1997Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica Mexico (National Institute of Public Health), 2005This paper provides estimates of the medium-term impacts of the Oportunidades programme in rural Mexico on education for children aged 0 to 8 in 1997 just prior to the initial intervention, and those aged 6 to 14 in the 2003 Rural Evaluation Survey.The main findings include: the age group 3 to 5 in 1997 most likely did not benefit from the early nutritional intervention and also by 2003DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 1999This paper investigates the nutrition-learning nexus using a unique longitudinal data set, which follows a large sample of Philippine children from birth until the end of their primary education.Finds that malnourished children perform more poorly in school, even after correcting for the effects of unobserved heterogeneity both across and within households.