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- DocumentFaostat, FAO, 2014Overcoming malnutrition in all of its forms – caloric undernourishment, micronutrient deficiencies and obesity – requires a combination of interventions in different areas that guarantee the availability of and access to healthy diets.DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2013The objective of this paper is to explore the extent to which national policies guaranteeing breastfeeding breaks to working women may facilitate breastfeeding.Document
Impact of a Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace on an Employed Mother's Intention to Continue Breastfeeding After Returning to Work2013Ever-increasing populations of women in their childbearing years are choosing to become employed. Breastfeeding provides unique health advantages to both the infant and mother. A breastfeeding-friendly workplace might be an important factor for predicting breastfeeding rates among working women.Document
Focus on families and culture: a guide for conducting a participatory assessment on maternal and child nutritionUS Agency for International Development, 2015This guide is a user-friendly guide for programme managers and planners for conducting a Maternal Child Health and Nutrition assessment to investigate intra-household roles and influence.DocumentZambia Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance, 2014Malnutrition in Zambia stands at embarrassingly high levels for a middle-income country, and the persistent rates are undermining social development and national economic growth.This briefing outlines five major problems which are blocking reductions in child malnutrition. It also provides recommendations to government on how to resolve these.Document
Barriers to Infant and Child-feeding Practices: A Qualitative Study of Primary Caregivers in Rural UgandaJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2015The purpose of this study was to explore the barriers to the use of appropriate infant and young childfeeding practices by primary caregivers living in a rural Ugandan district.Document
Protective Effect of Breastfeeding against Overweight Can Be Detected as Early as the Second Year of Life: A Study of Children from One of the Most Socially-deprived Areas of BrazilJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2015Millions of children live in Brazil’s semi-arid region, one of the most socially-deprived areas of the country, where undernutrition co-exists with obesity as a consequence of the nutrition transition. There is evidence that childhood obesity predisposes adult obesity and, thus, that obesity should be prevented as early as possible.Document
Small-Quantity Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements, Regardless of Their Zinc Content, Increase Growth and Reduce the Prevalence of Stunting and Wasting in Young Burkinabe Children: A Cluster-Randomized TrialPLoS ONE, 2015Small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements (SQ-LNS) are promising home fortification products, but the optimal zinc level needed to improve growth and reduce morbidity is uncertain. This study aims to assess the impact of providing SQ-LNS with varied amounts of zinc, along with illness treatment, on zinc-related outcomes compared with standard care.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2010This review looks at articles relating to malaria and nutrition. These addressed different stages of the lifecycle, both vivax and falciparum malaria, and varying nutritional interventions. Of these, the 5-10 most-cited trials and reviews relating to each of general undernutrition, micronutrient deficiency, vitamin A, or zinc were selected for review and the ten most relevant are included.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2010Nutrition and nurturing during the first years of life are both crucial for life-long health and well-being. Malnutrition is responsible, directly or indirectly for about one third of deaths among children under five. Well above two thirds of these deaths, often associated with inappropriate feeding practices, occur during the first year of life.