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- 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.Document
Water: more nutrition per drop: towards sustainable food production and consumption patterns in a rapidly changing worldStockholm International Water Institute, 2004The report highlights key facts, conditions and trends regarding water internationally. It explores water's relationship to sustainable food production and consumption patterns. It also highlights key water-food-nutrition-environment-livelihood trends, provides response options, and illustrates important policy directions. Five key issues for policy debate are identified within the report:Document
Assuring food and nutrition security in Africa by 2020: a way forward from the 2020 Africa Conference2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture and the Environment, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2004This report is the draft outcome document of the Conference on Assuring Food and Nutrition Security in Africa by 2020 held from 1-3 April 2004.DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2003This essay, invited by USAID, explores the connections between rural poverty, undernutrition, and HIV and AIDS in developing nations and aims to suggest specific cross-sector investment strategies that can be used more effectively to combat the three. It argues that poverty is principally a rural problem, and that undernutrition and HIV and AIDS are closely associated with rural poverty.Document
Crossing boundaries to reduce malnutrition? An institutional study of agriculture and nutrition in Uganda, Mozambique and NigeriaAgriculture-Nutrition Advantage Project, 2003This study examines how agriculturalists and nutritionists in Uganda, Mozambique, and Nigeria might work more closely together to reduce malnutrition, hunger, and poverty.The study concludes that the two professional communities are missing important opportunities to collaborate that would have a positive impact on people’s nutritional well being.DocumentPopulation Services International, 2003This document reviews the impact of the social marketing of micronutrient supplements in developing countries.Document
HIV, breastfeeding, and infant mortality: weighing the impact of the non-evidenced-based WHO/UNAIDS recommendations in the low-income, low-resource countries of Sub-Saharan AfricaAfrican Networks for Health Research and Development, 2001This paper challenges the WHO/UNAIDS recommendations regarding breastfeeding and HIV positive mothers in low-income, low-resource countries.The paper shows that although almost all paediatric HIV is due to maternal to child transmission (MTCT), in 1992, WHO/UNAIDS recommended that breastfeeding should be advised for pregnant women, including those who are HIV+, in countries with high infant morDocumentFood Ethics Council, 2003This report challenges the dominant view of the scientific establishment that the future of agriculture lies with genetic modification technologies.Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002HIV can be transmitted from mother to child through breastmilk. However, breastfeeding protects babies against infectious diseases, which cause more than two thirds of deaths among children under five in less developed countries. Should breastfeeding be promoted or discouraged in areas where HIV is prevalent?