Searching with a thematic focus on Children and young people, Nutrition, Nutrition sensitive development, Nutrition Education, Health, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

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    Helpdesk Report: Education and nutrition

    Department for International Development, UK, 2011
    This Helpdesk paper provides an overview of the evidence on educational outcomes from nutrition and nutritional outcomes from education.  It includes the following sections: effects of intra-uterine growth retardation; low birth-weight, effects of poor infant nutrition (low weight, stunting, breastfeeding), iron deficiency anaemia in school age children, parental education and school healt
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    Nutrition, information, and household behaviour experimental evidence from Malawi

    Institute for Fiscal Studies, London, 2014
    Incorrect knowledge of the health production function may lead to inefficient household choices, and thereby to the production of suboptimal levels of health. This paper studies the effects of a randomised intervention in rural Malawi which, over a six-month period, provided mothers of young infants with information on child nutrition without supplying any monetary or in-kind resources.
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    Nutrition-sensitive interventions and programmes: how can they help to accelerate progress in improving maternal and child nutrition?

    The Lancet, 2013
    Acceleration of progress in nutrition will require effective, large-scale nutrition-sensitive programmes that address key underlying determinants of nutrition and enhance the coverage and effectiveness of nutrition-specific interventions.
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    Reviewing ten years of the School Nutrition Programme

    Institute for Democracy in South Africa, 2005
    The South African School Nutrition Programme was established in 1994 to address the food needs of impoverished school children. However, researchers are divided about the policy value of the school nutrition programme, with one group wishing to expand the programme whilst the other advocates limiting its scope.