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- DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2011This 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 healtDocumentInstitute for Fiscal Studies, London, 2014Incorrect 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.Document
Nutrition-sensitive interventions and programmes: how can they help to accelerate progress in improving maternal and child nutrition?The Lancet, 2013Acceleration 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.DocumentInstitute for Democracy in South Africa, 2005The 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.