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Global Nutrition Report 2015: Actions and accountability to advance nutrition and sustainable developmentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2015Tackling, reducing, and even eliminating malnutrition in all of its forms should be considered an achievable priority for the world. This is a sentiment expressed in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), at the 2015 Nutrition for Growth (N4G) summit, and in this 2015 Global Nutrition Report.DocumentGlobal Health Action, 2015The research in this article aims to estimate maternal willingness to pay (WTP) for nutrition counseling services and to examine potential factors associated with their WTP. Data were drawn from an impact evaluation survey of 2,511 women with a child <2 years old from four provinces in Vietnam.Document
Assessment of Under Nutrition of Bangladeshi Adults Using Anthropometry: Can Body Mass Index Be Replaced by Mid-Upper-Arm-Circumference?PLoS ONE, 2015Body-mass-index (BMI) is widely accepted as an indicator of nutritional status in adults. Mid-upper-arm-circumference (MUAC) is another anthropometric-measure used primarily among children. The present study attempted to evaluate the use of MUAC as a simpler alternative to BMI cut-off <18.5 to detect adult undernutrition, and thus to suggest a suitable cut-off value.DocumentAdvances in Nutrition, 2015Despite 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.DocumentOperational Research and Impact Evaluation, 2015This report presents findings from the operations research (OR) study which was conducted to identify barriers to attendance of the Maternal Neonatal and Child Health Weeks programme (MNCHW), in two states of northern Nigeria – Jigawa and Zamfara States.DocumentOperational Research and Impact Evaluation, 2015This report presents findings from the operations research (OR) study which was conducted to strengthen the Infant and Young Child Feeding (ITCF) programme, in northern Nigeria .The work was a collaborative project between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Food Basket Foundation International and Oxford Policy Management.Document
Coverage of Community-Based Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition Programmes in Twenty-One Countries, 2012-2013PLoS ONE, 2015This paper reviews coverage data from programmes treating severe acute malnutrition (SAM) collected between July 2012 and June 2013.DocumentCoverage Monitoring Network (CMN), 2015Key points from this technical brief:DocumentInternational Labour Organization, 2014For working women, pregnancy and maternity are vulnerable times.DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2014In 2012, the World Health Assembly Resolution 65.6 endorsed a Comprehensive implementation plan on maternal, infant and young child nutrition, which specified six global nutrition targets for 2025. This policy brief covers the sixth target: reduce and maintain childhood wasting to less than 5% .