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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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    Measuring multiple facets of malnutrition simultaneously: the missing link in setting nutrition targets and policymaking

    Food Security, 2015
    Attention to nutrition continues to grow. The recent surge in interest has included widening agreement on two major issues: first, nutrition goals cannot be achieved through targeted actions alone; nutrition-sensitive interventions are needed as well. Second, the multiple actions required to address all forms of malnutrition through the lifecycle cannot be proxied by a single target or metric.
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    Is There an Enabling Environment for Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture in South Asia? Stakeholder Perspectives from India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan

    Food and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB), 2015
    Almost half of all children in South Asia are stunted. Although agriculture has the potential to be a strong driver of undernutrition reduction and serves as the main source of livelihood for over half of South Asia’s population, its potential to reduce undernutrition is currently not being realized.

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