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- DocumentPan 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.DocumentAgriculture-Nutrition Advantage Project, 2004This website offers updates on the projects and programmes being conducted by the Agriculture-Nutrition Advantage project.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2004This paper discusses the importance of agriculture, food security and nutrition within the context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG).DocumentThe Lancet, 2003This paper, the second of five in The Lancet Child Survival series, reviews the effectiveness of current interventions for reducing child mortality in low income settings. Interventions are classified as follows: Level 1 indicates sufficient evidence of effect; level 2, limited evidence; and level 3, inadequate evidence.Document
Breastfeeding patterns and exposure to suboptimal breastfeeding among children in developing countries: review and analysis of nationally representative surveysBMC Medicine, 2004This article, published in BMC Medicine, contains what are believed to be the first global estimates of breastfeeding rates for infants aged up to six months, drawn from the analysis of survey data from 94 developing countries. Breastfeeding indicators were calculated for 135 countries by UN region.