Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition
Showing 851-860 of 885 results
- DocumentInstitute of Advanced Studies. United Nations University,, 2005This paper from the United Nations University provides an encompassing perspective on the state of play with regard to food and nutrition biotechnology.DocumentLINKAGES Project, 2004This series from the Linkages Project provides programmatic guidance on breastfeeding and maternal and infant nutrition, focusing on developing countries. The first three documents respectively cover transmission of HIV via breastfeeding; breastfeeding and maternal nutrition; and breastfeeding as a source of water for young infants.Document
Medium-term effects of the Oportunidades program package, including nutrition, on education of rural children age 0-8 in 1997Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica Mexico (National Institute of Public Health), 2005This paper provides estimates of the medium-term impacts of the Oportunidades programme in rural Mexico on education for children aged 0 to 8 in 1997 just prior to the initial intervention, and those aged 6 to 14 in the 2003 Rural Evaluation Survey.The main findings include: the age group 3 to 5 in 1997 most likely did not benefit from the early nutritional intervention and also by 2003DocumentPan American Health Organization, 2002This document, published by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), provides guidelines for complementary feeding of breastfed children from 6 to 24 months of age.DocumentUnited Nations University, 2004Published by the United Nations University, this special issue of the Food and Nutrition Bulletin reports on a study of successful micronutrient programmes in eleven countries across South and South-East Asia, with additional participation from South Africa. Findings reveal a dramatic decrease in iodine deficiency, largely due to iodising of the world’s salt supply.DocumentCentre for Health and Population Research, Bangladesh, 2004Published by ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research, this research article assesses the influence of exposure to behaviour change communication (BCC) messages via the mass media on exclusive breastfeeding in Uganda.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2005This brief discusses its research findings emphasising that empowering women is the key to ensuring food and nutrition security in the developing world.Document
Community Therapeutic Care (CTC): a new approach to managing acute malnutrition in emergencies and beyondFood and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 2004This technical note from the Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project answers key questions on Community Therapeutic Care (CTC). CTC is a new approach to managing acute malnutrition in emergencies and beyond. It aims to provide rapid, effective and low cost assistance that is least disruptive to affected communities.Document2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture and the Environment, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2005Food and nutrition security remain Africa's most fundamental challenges. The number of Africans who are undernourished has been on the rise for decades and now stands at about 200 million people. However, a new commitment to change is emerging both among African leaders and in the international community.