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Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition, Causes and consequences of malnutrition, Nutrition specific interventions, Nutrition sensitive development, Political economy of undernutrition

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    Global nutrition report 2015 - Africa-Brief

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2015
    This brief draws on data from the Global Nutrition Report 2015. It provides a snapshot of the current status of malnutrition in Africa and identifies actions for accelerating progress in the continent. Actions for accelerating progress in Africa are:
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    Global Nutrition Report 2015: Actions and accountability to advance nutrition and sustainable development

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2015
    Tackling, reducing, and even eliminating malnutrition in all of its forms should be considered an achievable priority for the world. This is a sentiment expressed in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), at the 2015 Nutrition for Growth (N4G) summit, and in this 2015 Global Nutrition Report.
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    Global Nutrition Targets 2025: wasting policy brief

    World Health Organization, 2014
    In 2012, the World Health Assembly Resolution 65.6 endorsed a Comprehensive implementation plan on maternal, infant and young child nutrition, which specified six global nutrition targets for 2025. This policy brief covers the sixth target: reduce and maintain childhood wasting to less than 5% .
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    Global nutrition targets 2025: breastfeeding policy brief

    World Health Organization, 2014
    In 2012, the World Health Assembly Resolution 65.6 endorsed a Comprehensive implementation plan on maternal, infant and young child nutrition, which specified six global nutrition targets for 2025. This policy brief covers the fifth target: increase the rate of exclusive breastfeeding in the first 6 months up to at least 50%.
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    Global nutrition targets 2025: childhood overweight policy brief

    World Health Organization, 2014
    In 2012, the World Health Assembly Resolution 65.6 endorsed a Comprehensive implementation plan for maternal, infant and young child nutrition, which specified six global nutrition targets for 2025. This policy brief covers the fourth target: no increase in childhood overweight.
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    Global nutrition targets 2025: low birth weight policy brief

    World Health Organization, 2014
    In 2012, the World Health Assembly Resolution 65.6 endorsed a Comprehensive implementation plan on maternal, infant and young child nutrition, which specified six global nutrition targets for 2025. This policy brief covers the third target: a 30% reduction in low birth weight.
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    Global nutrition targets 2025: anaemia policy brief

    World Health Organization, 2014
    In 2012, the World Health Assembly Resolution 65.6 endorsed a Comprehensive implementation plan on maternal, infant and young child nutrition, which specified six global nutrition targets for 2025. This policy brief covers the second target: a 50% reduction of anaemia in women of reproductive age.
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    Global nutrition targets 2025: stunting policy brief

    World Health Organization, 2014
    In 2012, the World Health Assembly Resolution 65.6 endorsed a Comprehensive implementation plan on maternal, infant and young child nutrition (1), which specified six global nutrition targets for 2025 (2). This policy brief covers the first target: a 40% reduction in the number of children under-5 who are stunted.
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    The impact of a food assistance program on nutritional status, disease progression and food security among people living with HIV in Uganda

    International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014
    This study contributes needed evidence of the impact of food assistance targeted to PLHIV on their nutritional status and food security outcomes. It is among only a handful of rigorously designed studies
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    The other Asian enigma: Explaining the rapid reduction of undernutrition in Bangladesh

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2015
    Bangladesh has managed to sustain a surprisingly rapid reduction in the rate of child undernutrition for at least two decades. The two largest drivers of change that have prompted this unheralded success are large gains in parental education (26%) and rapid asset accumulation (25%).

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