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    Global leadership for nutrition: the UN's Standing Committee on Nutrition (SCN) and its contributions

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2010
    The UN’s Standing Committee on Nutrition (SCN) has been functioning for more than 30 years. The SCN fulfils many different functions according to those who work within its structure, there having been many formal efforts to define what it does.
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    Adolescent nutrition: policy and programming in SUN+ countries

    Save the Children Fund, 2015
    Adolescents are a neglected group in terms of nutrition. In some countries up to a half of adolescents are malnourished. Yet optimal nutrition during adolescence – a period of rapid physical growth – is crucial.
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    Keeping score: fostering accountability for children's lives

    The Lancet, 2015
    This analysis reveals that more than 34 million children’s lives have been saved since 2000 because of investments in child health programmes. In the poorest countries, such as Tanzania and Haiti, the analysis calculates the cost of saving a child’s life is as little as $4,205.
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    Guidelines for employers on maternity protection at work

    International Labour Organization, 2014
    For working women, pregnancy and maternity are vulnerable times.
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    Global Nutrition Targets 2025: wasting policy brief

    World Health Organization, 2014
    In 2012, the World Health Assembly Resolution 65.6 endorsed a Comprehensive implementation plan on maternal, infant and young child nutrition, which specified six global nutrition targets for 2025. This policy brief covers the sixth target: reduce and maintain childhood wasting to less than 5% .
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    Global nutrition targets 2025: breastfeeding policy brief

    World Health Organization, 2014
    In 2012, the World Health Assembly Resolution 65.6 endorsed a Comprehensive implementation plan on maternal, infant and young child nutrition, which specified six global nutrition targets for 2025. This policy brief covers the fifth target: increase the rate of exclusive breastfeeding in the first 6 months up to at least 50%.
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    Global nutrition targets 2025: childhood overweight policy brief

    World Health Organization, 2014
    In 2012, the World Health Assembly Resolution 65.6 endorsed a Comprehensive implementation plan for maternal, infant and young child nutrition, which specified six global nutrition targets for 2025. This policy brief covers the fourth target: no increase in childhood overweight.
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    Global nutrition targets 2025: low birth weight policy brief

    World Health Organization, 2014
    In 2012, the World Health Assembly Resolution 65.6 endorsed a Comprehensive implementation plan on maternal, infant and young child nutrition, which specified six global nutrition targets for 2025. This policy brief covers the third target: a 30% reduction in low birth weight.
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    Global nutrition targets 2025: anaemia policy brief

    World Health Organization, 2014
    In 2012, the World Health Assembly Resolution 65.6 endorsed a Comprehensive implementation plan on maternal, infant and young child nutrition, which specified six global nutrition targets for 2025. This policy brief covers the second target: a 50% reduction of anaemia in women of reproductive age.
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    Global nutrition targets 2025: stunting policy brief

    World Health Organization, 2014
    In 2012, the World Health Assembly Resolution 65.6 endorsed a Comprehensive implementation plan on maternal, infant and young child nutrition (1), which specified six global nutrition targets for 2025 (2). This policy brief covers the first target: a 40% reduction in the number of children under-5 who are stunted.

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