Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition in Bangladesh
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- DocumentLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2015Bangladesh has managed to sustain a surprisingly rapid reduction in the rate of child undernutrition for at least two decades. The two largest drivers of change that have prompted this unheralded success are large gains in parental education (26%) and rapid asset accumulation (25%).DocumentUnited Nations Children's Fund, 2013This publication is a compilation of three major case studies from Peru, Brazil and Bangladesh, but also a historical review of multisectoral nutrition activities in several other countries around the world.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014This report synthesises the findings from the four country case studies produced for the Food Riots and Food Rights project. It is intended as a summary introduction to the main findings of the research, and a preliminary comparative analysis across the four cases.Document
Nutrition agenda setting, policy formulation and implementation: lessons from the Mainstreaming Nutrition InitiativeHealth Policy and Planning, 2012Undernutrition is the single largest contributor to the global burden of disease and can be addressed through a number of highly efficacious interventions. Undernutrition generally has not received commensurate attention in policy agendas at global and national levels, however, and implementing these efficacious interventions at a national scale has proven difficult.Document
Development and acceptability testing of ready-to-use supplementary food made from locally available food ingredients in BangladeshBioMed Central, 2014Inadequate energy and micronutrient intake during childhood is a major public health problem in developing countries. Ready-to-use supplementary food (RUSF) made of locally available food ingredients can improve micronutrient status and growth of children. The objective of this study was to develop RUSF using locally available food ingredients and test their acceptability.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014Leadership has been identified as a key factor in supporting action on nutrition in countries experiencing a high burden of childhood undernutrition.DocumentHome Grown School Feeding, 2013School health and nutrition programmes provide the foundation for children’s physical, cognitive and educational development. The purpose of this analysis is to examine the Dubai Cares/GAIN-Assisted School Nutrition Project in Bangladesh.Document
Scaling up nutrition: Progress report from countries and their partners in the movement to Scale Up Nutrition (SUN)United Nations [UN] Standing Committee on Nutrition, 2011This draft report was prepared for the High Level Meeting on Nutrition at the UN General Assembly in September 2011 and the follow-up workshop for the Scale-Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, which was designed to help nations where people are at risk of under-nutrition and aims to show results within 1,000 days.Document
Multiple micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy in low-income countries: a meta-analysis of effects on stillbirths and on early and late neonatal mortalityUnited Nations University, 2009Multiple micronutrient deficiencies are common among women in low-income countries and may adversely affect pregnancy outcomes. This study aimed to conduct a meta-analysis of the effects on stillbirths, early and late neonatal mortality of multiple micronutrient (MMN) compared with iron and folic acid (Fe + FA) supplementation during pregnancy in recent randomised controlled trials.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2012This paper uses a political economy approach to examine questions around the lack of progress toward nutrition goals in six countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru and Zambia. All have medium to strong nutrition governance indicators, but only some are on track to meet the Millennium Development Goal and others have made no progress at all.