Searching with a thematic focus on Political economy of undernutrition, Nutrition
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- Document2008Malnutrition is a contradiction of sorts – a multisectoral problem that needs to be addressed sector by sector. The health, education, water and sanitation, agriculture, trade and several other sectors have a roleDocumentPublic Health Foundation of India, 2011Indian economy is the world’s eleventh largest economy by nominal Gross Domestic Product (GDP). However, more that 230 million people remain undernourished. In this regard urban areas present their own challenges and despite their high contribution to the GDP, urban poverty and nutrition security remains a challenge.Document
Primary health care facility infrastructure and services and the nutritional status of children 0-71-months-old and their caregivers attending these facilities in four rural districts in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces, South AfricaSouth African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2010The objective of this study is to assess primary health care (PHC) facility infrastructure and services, and the nutritional status of 0 to 71-month-old children and their caregivers attending PHC facilities in the Eastern Cape (EC) and KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) provinces in South Africa. The design used is a cross-sectional survey.DocumentSouth African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2010The aim of this review is to explore the validity and/or reproducibility of dietary assessment methods used to assess food and nutrient intakes of adolescents.Document
Using different approaches to assess the reproducibility of a culturally sensitive quantified food frequency questionnaireSouth African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2011The objective of this article was to report on the use of different approaches to assess the reproducibility of a culturally sensitive quantified food frequency questionnaire (QFFQ) used for assessment of the habitual dietary intake of Setswana-speaking adults in the North West Province of South Africa.Document
Motivation and job satisfaction among multipurpose health workers in hilly and non-hilly areas of Jashpur District, Chhattisgarh: an exploratory study.2012It is essential to have a capable and motivated health workforce for building an effective, responsive health system and in turn achieve national health goals. The present cross sectional study was conducted in Chhattisgarh, India to assess the level of motivation and job satisfaction among multipurpose health workers (MPWs) and to study factors influencing them.DocumentUN, 2014This technical note describes the many pathways by which nutrition can play a key role in promoting achievement of the various SDGs, and howDocumentUN, 2014Explicit attention to nutrition is needed as the world seeks to accelerate and sustain recent gains in nutrition, and to expand these to include places and people who have been left behind. Action is urgently needed, and so is a more prominent role for nutrition across the SDGs.Document
A proposed approach to monitor private-sector policies and practices related to food environments, obesity and non-communicable disease preventionObesity Reviews, 2013Private-sector organizations play a critical role in shaping the food envi- ronments of individuals and populations. However, there is currently very limited independent monitoring of private-sector actions related to food environments. This paper reviews previous efforts to monitor the private sector in this area, and outlines a proposed approach to monitorDocument
Monitoring and benchmarking government policies and actions to improve the healthiness of food environments: a proposed Government Healthy Food Environment Policy IndexObesity Reviews, 2013Government action is essential to increase the healthiness of food envi- ronments and reduce obesity, diet-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and their related inequalities.