Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition in India

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    Rural sanitation transformation in Himachal Pradesh

    CLTS Foundation, 2014
    The world remains off track to meet the sanitation MDG target. The key culprit for this is India. Against the global open defecation rate of 15%, in India over 50% of its 1.2 billion population continue to defecate in the open everyday. However, even in this dismal scenario, there are beacons of hope.
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    Emerging seed markets: the role of Brazilian, Chinese and Indian seeds in African agriculture

    Future Agricultures Consortium, 2014
    In recent years, three of the largest emerging powers, Brazil, China and India, have all brought about incredible agricultural revolutions and seeds have played a big part in that story. Nowadays, their seed markets are all within the world’s top ten in terms of value and their companies are eager to expand into new markets, particularly in Africa.
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    HUNGaMA: Fighting hunger and malnutrition: The HUNGaMA Survey Report – 2011

    The HUNGaMA (Hunger and Malnutrition) Survey conducted across 112 rural districts of India in 2011 provides reliable estimates of child nutrition covering nearly 20 percent of Indian children. Its objective was to understand the current situation and provide a basis for focused action.
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    Indian Journal of Public Health

    Indian Journal of Public Health is a peer-reviewed international journal published Quarterly by the Indian Public Health Association.
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    Potential impacts of iron biofortification in India

    Social Science and Medicine, 2008
    Iron deficiency is a widespread nutrition and health problem in developing countries, causing impairments in physical activity and cognitive development, as well as maternal mortality. Although food fortification and supplementation programmes have been effective in some countries, their overall success remains limited.
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    Fostering synergy between health and ICDS for advancing child survival and development

    United Nations Children's Fund, 2009
    Valsad district, in the state of Gujarat, undertook a process to synchronise the administration, jurisdiction and function of Health department and the Integrated Child Development Services Scheme (ICDS). Synchronisation refers to the act of working together, so that the co-operation of different entities leads to a more fruitful outcome than would be possible individually.
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    The effect of folic acid, protein energy and multiple micronutrient supplements in pregnancy on stillbirths

    BMC Public Health, 2011
    Pregnancy is a state of increased requirement of macro- and micronutrients, and malnourishment or inadequate dietary intake before and during pregnancy, can lead to adverse perinatal outcomes including stillbirths. Many nutritional interventions have been proposed during pregnancy according to the nutritional status of the mother and baseline risk factors for different gestational disorders.
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    Evaluating the impact of supplying double fortified salt through the public distribution system (PDS) on anemia in Bihar, India

    International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
    Out of the 2 billion people suffering from anemia worldwide, about half of these cases are traceable to Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA) (WHO, 2007). In India 24% of men and 56% of women are anemic (National Family Health Survey, 2005-06). IDA has been associated with low productivity in adults and cognitive and physical stunting among children.
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    Preventive zinc supplementation for children, and the effect of additional iron: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    British Medical Journal, 2014
    Zinc deficiency is widespread, and preventive supplementation may have benefits in young children. Effects for children over 5 years of age, and effects when co-administered with other micronutrients are uncertain. These are obstacles to scale-up. This review seeks to determine if preventive supplementation reduces mortality and morbidity for children aged 6 months to 12 years.
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    Effect of balanced protein energy supplementation during pregnancy on birth outcomes

    BMC Public Health, 2011
    The nutritional status of the mother prior to and during pregnancy plays a vital role in foetal growth and development, and maternal undernourishment may lead to adverse perinatal outcomes including intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR). Several macronutrient interventions had been proposed for adequate protein and energy supplementation during pregnancy.