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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.DocumentFood and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB), 2015With food security now a top priority for many governments and for the global development community, there is heightened awareness of the need to improve our understanding and measurement of food security. This paper aims to bring clarity in the assessment of the food access dimension of food security at the household and individual level.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2015This HEART helpdesk provides a rapid analysis of famines since 1980. It is divided into three sections:Document
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.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.