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Using Essential Nutrition Actions to accelerate coverage with nutrition interventions in high mortality settingsBasic Support for Institutionalizing Child Survival, USAID, 2004This paper examines the potentials of the ENA approach, which attempts to expand the coverage of six proven nutrition interventions by building on countries' existing nutrition work and, using delivery channels within and outside formal health structures, linking nutrition with health services and community based organisations.The six interventions of ENA are: exclusive breastfeeding (EDocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2004This paper examines the change in the nature of food demand in India over the last twenty years.Highlights of the paper include:the impact of globalisation has accelerated the nature of dietary change and this has implications for food supply systemsIndia has experienced two distinct stages of diet transition in association with its economic growth during the first stage of dietDocumentChildhood Poverty Research and Policy Centre, 2004This paper reviews the literature on childhood poverty in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Designed to inform future primary research in the state, it examines the effects of poverty on children, analyses the relationship between livelihoods and childhood poverty and wellbeing, and identifies some of the mechanisms by which poverty is transferred across generations.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Standing Committee on Nutrition, 2003This paper brings together a collection of articles from the symposium ‘mainstreaming nutrition for improved development outcomes’.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2003This paper provides an overview of food security issues in relation to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, China, Indonesia, Cambodia and Vietnam.It identifies the key issues relating to food security in Asia, setting out progress and the prospects for achieving the MDG on hunger and analysing how these issues are likely to develop in 10 to 25 years time, in parDocumentPopulation Services International, 2003This document reviews the impact of the social marketing of micronutrient supplements in developing countries.DocumentYoung Lives, 2003Young Lives: An International Study of Childhood Poverty aims at improving our understanding of the causes and consequences of childhood poverty in the developing world, and at informing policy to reduce it.Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002India is currently experiencing an epidemic of coronary heart disease and diabetes. Low weight and small size at birth are thought to increase the risk of developing these diseases in later life. So what steps can India take to improve foetal growth? Will bigger babies grow up with healthier hearts?Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002What influences a woman’s reproductive healthcare decisions? Men? Cultural beliefs? Money? When this vital area of public health services remains largely unused, it is time to examine attitudes to reproductive health and improve access to available resources.Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002An estimated 58 per cent of pregnant women in developing countries are anaemic. Health ministries in most poor countries aim to provide iron supplements for pregnant women. So why is maternal anaemia still rife? Studies by the MotherCare Project and partners in eight countries suggest that supply and distribution problems are currently to blame.