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    Using Essential Nutrition Actions to accelerate coverage with nutrition interventions in high mortality settings

    Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Survival, USAID, 2004
    This 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 (E
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    Globalisation of Indian diets and the transformation of food supply systems

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2004
    This 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 diet
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    Childhood poverty in Rajasthan: a review of literature

    Childhood Poverty Research and Policy Centre, 2004
    This 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.
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    Mainstreaming nutrition for improved development outcomes

    United Nations [UN] Standing Committee on Nutrition, 2003
    This paper brings together a collection of articles from the symposium ‘mainstreaming nutrition for improved development outcomes’.
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    Food security and the millennium development goal on hunger in Asia

    Overseas Development Institute, 2003
    This 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 par
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    Meeting a fundamental need: social marketing of micronutrients prevents anemia, saves lives

    Population Services International, 2003
    This document reviews the impact of the social marketing of micronutrient supplements in developing countries.
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    Young Lives preliminary country report: Andhra Pradesh, India

    Young Lives, 2003
    Young 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.
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    From cradle to grave - does foetal growth influence adult health?

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002
    India 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?
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    Healthy decisions? Reproductive healthcare for Muslim women in India

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002
    What 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.
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    Pumping iron – making prenatal iron supplementation work

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002
    An 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.

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