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Effective international action against undernutrition: why has it proven so difficult and what can be done to accelerate progress?The Lancet, 2008Many transnational organisations work to support efforts to eliminate maternal and child undernutrition in high-burden countries. Financial, intellectual, and personal linkages bind these organisations loosely together as components of an international nutrition system.DocumentThe Lancet, 2008This paper reviews the associations between maternal and child undernutrition with human capital and risk of adult diseases in low-income and middle-income countries.DocumentUnited Nations Children's Fund, 2008Deficiencies of micronutrients are a major global health problem. More than 2 billion people in the world today are estimated to be deficient in key vitamins and minerals, particularly vitamin A, iodine, iron and zinc. Most of these people live in low-income countries and are typically deficient in more than one micronutrient.Document
Effects of routine prophylactic supplementation with iron and folic acid on admission to hospital and mortality in preschool children in a high malaria transmission setting: community-based, randomised, placebo-controlled trialThe Lancet, 2006Anaemia caused by iron deficiency is common in children younger than 5 years of age in eastern Africa. However, there is concern that the universal coverage of iron and folic acid supplements for children in areas of high malaria transmission might be harmful.OrganisationThis website dedicated to Permaculture and nutrition in Malawi, Africa.DocumentFood & Nutrition Security and Permaculture in Malawi, 2005Tackling food insecurity in Malawi has moved away from emergency aid towards relief and recovery, with government policy looking at food diversification and nutrition. Produced following a nine-month study conducted in Malawi throughout 2005 involving twenty pilot projects, this manual presents a step by step and hands-on approach to achieve food security.DocumentFood and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 2008A significant gap remains between need and capacity for management of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in children. This is despite clear advances in the development and implementation of international and national protocols for the management of SAM, as well as guidelines and training for inpatient care of severely acutely malnourished children.DocumentWorld Bank, 20082008 was a turbulent year for the world economy: the financial turmoil that started in 2007 intensified significantly with the banking crisis that hit the United States and Europe in September 2008. Initially, developing countries were relatively unaffected by these developments but more recently, the 2009 growth outlooks for many have diminished.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2008This paper examines the consequences of climate change and rising bioenergy demand for sustainable development, food security and nutrition throughout the lifecycle.