Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition in Bangladesh
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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, Sussex [ES], 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.Document
Fighting maternal and child malnutrition: analysing the political and institutional determinants of delivering a national multi-sectoral response in six countries: a synthesis paperInstitute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES], 2013Governance is a critical yet understudied component in the nutrition agenda, according to this paper’s authors. The paper uses a political economy approach to examine questions around the progress or lack thereof toward nutrition goals in six countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru and Zambia.Document
Iron and zinc supplementation promote motor development and exploratory behaviour among Bangladeshi infantsAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2004Iron and zinc deficiency are prevalent during infancy in low-income countries. The objectives of this study were to examine whether a weekly supplement of iron, zinc, iron and zinc, or a micronutrient mix (MM) of 16 vitamins and minerals would alter infant development and behaviour.DocumentHunger and Nutrition Commitment Index, 2013The 2012 HANCI report finds that low income countries like Malawi and Madagascar and lower middle income Guatemala, are leading the charge against hunger and undernutrition, whilst economic powerhouses such as India and Nigeria are failing some of their most vulnerable citizens. Key findings include:Document2011The last five Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey (BDHS) data8-12 from 1993 to 2007 show that there has not been significant change in exclusive breastfeeding rates nationally and this is reflected in almost static nutritional status and neonatal mortality rates.