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    NGO-Nut [nutrition and emergency relief]

    Discussion list for those who plan, coordinate, evaluate, manage or advise nutrition programmes. Maintained by the Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN), Oxford
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    Population, Health and Nutrition Information Project

    Five-year program of the Center for Population, Health and Nutrition of USAID's Bureau for Global Programs, Field Support and Research (G/PHN).
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    Health, Nutrition and Population Division, Human Development Department, World Bank (HNP)

    Section of the World Bank focusing on population and reproductive health issues.WWW site has selection of full text materials.
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    Institute of Development Studies UK (IDS)

    The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is a leading global institution for development research, teaching and learning, and impact and communications, based at the U
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    Measure DHS Deomographic and Health Surveys

    Project funded primarily by USAID to assist government and private agencies in developing countries to conduct national sample surveys on population and maternal & child health.
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    Human Nutrition

    Database on human nutrition and diet. Combination of data taken from CAB Abstracts, IFIS, US National Library of Medicine and Life Sciences Collection (see separate entries in Eldis).
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    Meeting the challenge to improve complementary feeding

    United Nations [UN] Standing Committee on Nutrition, 2003
    This issue focuses on the importance of complementary feeding in childhood and its role in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It offers an up-to-date and multi-disciplinary overview on the challenges and benefits of complementary feeding. It also highlights recent actions for its improvement.
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    Cultivating nutrition: a survey of viewpoints on integrating agriculture and nutrition

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2003
    Nutrition policy in the South is shifting from agriculture-based strategies to nutrient supplementation programmes. This study explores how stakeholders’ views shape this change, and considers the potential for a middle ground.Using Q methodology, it identifies stakeholder perspectives on agriculture-based, gender-sensitive approaches to nutrition in developing countries.
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    Developmental potential in the first 5 years for children in developing countries

    The Lancet, 2007
    This Lancet paper is the first in a series on child development in developing countries. The paper identifies two factors – the prevalence of early childhood stunting and the number of people living in absolute poverty - to use as indicators of poor development.
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    The meaning and measurement of acute malnutrition in emergencies: a primer for decision makers

    Humanitarian Practice Network, ODI, 2006
    This paper, published by the Humanitarian Practice Network, reviews how nutrition data is collected, analysed and interpreted in emergencies. The prevalence of acute malnutrition is one of the most widely used indicators of the severity of humanitarian crises, yet there is little guidance on how to conduct national surveys and understand and use their results.

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