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Researchers from Ahmadu Bello University receive grant for research on long-term outcomes of Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) programmeOperational Research and Impact Evaluation, 2015Every year about one million children under five years of age die in Nigeria. Malnutrition contributes to nearly half of these deaths.DocumentOperational Research and Impact Evaluation, 2015This briefing reviews aspects of nutrition sector governance, which are supported by the DFID funded programme Working to Improve Nutrition in Northern Nigeria (WINNN) implemented by UNICEF, Save the Children and Action Against Hunger, in partnership with the Government of Nigeria.Document
Thirty-five years later: evaluating effects of a quasi-random child health and family planning programme in BangladeshInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015Improving the health and nutrition of young children is important not only for immediate well-being, but also because it is believed to reduce poverty in the long-run through improved human capital. Many programs such as Head Start and Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs rely on this postulated link.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2015The treatment and prevention of severe acute malnutrition via the CMAM programme is one of four outputs of the UK Department for International Development funded Working to Improve Nutrition in Northern Nigeria (WINNN) programme. This output aims to deliver effective treatment for severe acute malnutrition through local health systems in collaboration with communities.DocumentHelpAge International, 2015Older people (generally defined as people aged sixty years and older) are a vulnerable group for malnutrition in humanitarian and developmental contexts. Due to their age they have specific nutritional needs, such as easily digestible and palatable food adapted to those with chewing problems, which is dense in nutrients.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2015This brief draws on data from the Global Nutrition Report 2015. It provides a snapshot of the current status of malnutrition in Africa and identifies actions for accelerating progress in the continent. Actions for accelerating progress in Africa are:DocumentScaling Up Nutrition, 2015The 2015 report provides a detailed snapshot of the progress and results towards scaling up nutrition in SUN Countries and the broad evolution of the Movement. Key messagesDocument
Iodised salt and iodine supplements for prenatal and postnatal growth: a rapid scoping of existing systematic reviewsNutrition Journal, 2015Iodine deficiency can adversely affect child development including stunted growth. However, the effect of iodine supplementation or fortification on prenatal and postnatal growth in children (<18 years) is unclear.Document
Setting the scene: An overview of issues related to policies and programs for moderate and severe acute malnutritionFood and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB), 2015Moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) and severe acute malnutrition (SAM) continue to exist at unacceptably high levels. There is a renewed momentum to dramatically improve nutritional status and decrease rates of malnutrition of all kinds.Document
Estimating the Effect of Suboptimal Breastfeeding Practices on Child Mortality: A Model in PROFILES for Country-Level AdvocacyFood and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 2015Optimal breastfeeding reduces the risk of child mortality. Recently, FANTA updated the PROFILES tool to include a model that estimates the effect of suboptimal breastfeeding practices on child mortality.