Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition in Bangladesh

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    How Paediatricians can Promote, Protect and Support Breastfeeding

    The 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.
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    Implications for Human Development - Impacts of Food Price Volatility on Nutrition and Schooling

    Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, 2009
    The paper highlights the impacts of the 2007/08 food price inflation on nutrition and on school attendance. It draws on the results of studies commissioned by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Even at times of average food prices, extremely poor and food insecure families suffer malnutrition and difficulties in school.
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    Improving diet quality and micronutrient nutrition: homestead food production in Bangladesh

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2009
    A critical yet often overlooked component of food security is diet quality. Even households who have access to sufficient amounts of food and calories may still lack essential micronutrients, increasing their risk for both short- and long-term health and development consequences.
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    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition (JHPN)

    The quarterly Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition (incorporating the Journal of Diarrhoeal Diseases Research) publishes articles on maternal, child and family health and related issues of p
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    Food security and nutrition in Bangladesh: progress and determinants

    Agricultural and Development Economics Division, FAO, 2005
    This paper outlines food security and nutrition in Bangladesh and assess: the trends in factors that affect food production, availability of food and their impact on nutrition outcomes the trends in poverty and distribution of income, and endowment of land that affects people’s access to foodthe government’s strategies and policies for food and nutrition security and safety nets fo
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    Women: still the key to food and nutrition security

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2005
    This brief discusses its research findings emphasising that empowering women is the key to ensuring food and nutrition security in the developing world.