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- DocumentWorld Vision, 2015National governments have the primary responsibility for meeting their citizens’ food and nutrition needs, but when a government is unable to do so international food assistance is a critical global safety net for the world’s most vulnerable men, women and children.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2015This HEART helpdesk provides a rapid analysis of famines since 1980. It is divided into three sections: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.DocumentJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2013Vitamin A is an essential micronutrient required for the normal functioning of the vision system, immunity, epithelial integrity, cellular differentiation, growth and development, and possibly reproduction.DocumentObesity Reviews, 2013India is experiencing multiple transitions with respect to nutrition patterns, epidemiology and demography. Along with staggering childhood undernutrition, a rapid rise in chronic diseases and their risk factors including overweight-obesity (O-O), among all sections of society, is compounding India's health challenges.DocumentSustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013Food plays very vital role in maintaining proper health and also helps in prevention and cure of diseases. Good nutritive food makes health, but at the same time bad or unhealthy food gives rise to several diseases.DocumentEthiopian Public Health Institute, 2014The Government of Ethiopia developed a National Nutrition Strategy in 2008, followed by a National Nutrition Program. The revised plan of action for nutrition has recently been updated to focus on stunting and multi-sectoral approach and cover the period from September 2012 to August 2015.