Searching with a thematic focus on Political economy of undernutrition, Nutrition
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- 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.Document1,000 Days, 2015The proposal for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) put forward by the UN Member States that make up the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development sets out a goal to “end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture” (Goal 2).DocumentWorld Bank, 2015This report presents the findings of an operations research study conducted to assess the implementation of the Government of Bangladesh’s National Nutrition Services Program (NNS) and to identify the achievements, determine the bottlenecks that adversely impact these achievements, and highlight potential solutions to ensure smooth delivery of the program.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.DocumentFood and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 2015To date there has been limited documentation on integrating family planning with food security and nutrition programming. In an effort to fill the evidence gap in this area, the Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance III Project (FANTA) conducted a desk review to take stock of and better understand how food security and nutrition programs are integrating family planning.Document
United National Global Nutrition Agenda: Delivering on the commitment to eradicate malnutrition in all its formsScaling Up Nutrition, 2015In a changed and changing context, the UN is reaffirming its commitment to addressing malnutrition in all its forms. The UN Global Nutrition Agenda (UNGNA) is the guiding framework for UN action in response to global and country nutrition goals for the years to come. The current Agenda v. 1.0 covers a period of 5 years.Document
Global leadership for nutrition: the UN's Standing Committee on Nutrition (SCN) and its contributionsInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2010The UN’s Standing Committee on Nutrition (SCN) has been functioning for more than 30 years. The SCN fulfils many different functions according to those who work within its structure, there having been many formal efforts to define what it does.DocumentSave the Children Fund, 2015Adolescents are a neglected group in terms of nutrition. In some countries up to a half of adolescents are malnourished. Yet optimal nutrition during adolescence – a period of rapid physical growth – is crucial.DocumentThe Lancet, 2015This analysis reveals that more than 34 million children’s lives have been saved since 2000 because of investments in child health programmes. In the poorest countries, such as Tanzania and Haiti, the analysis calculates the cost of saving a child’s life is as little as $4,205.