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    Strengthening public health nutrition education in India

    Transform Nutrition, 2014
    Malnutrition remains a major challenge for public health and for human and economic development in India. A lack of adequately trained public health professionals and nutritionists means that this challenge is not being met. Due to resource constraints, the most realistic way of improving this situation is to optimise the use of existing infrastructure.
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    Nutritional improvement for children in urban Chile and Kenya

    Department for International Development, UK, 2014
    Since 2010, the NICK study has sought to help two project countries, Chile and Kenya, reduce urban malnutrition in young children by facilitating intersectoral actions to change the social determinants. In urban Kenya chronic stunting is an endemic problem jeopardizing children’s physical and mental development.
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    Targeting transfers to the poor: the case of food subsidies

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 1994
    Provision of safety nets for the poor is a popular call in development policies especially in light of the government’s pursuit of structural and macroeconomic adjustments.
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    School health, nutrition and education for all: levelling the playing field

    CAB International, 2008
    Health and nutrition programmes offer substantial benefits to children’s education, helping them to attend school and learn while there. School health and nutrition programmes make use of the education system to deliver simple treatments for common conditions.
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    Healthy meals in schools: policy innovations linking agriculture, food systems and nutrition

    Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, 2015
    This policy brief explains why a greater policy emphasis is needed on the multiple-win agenda that couples meals in schools with benefits to agriculture, education and nutrition. Evidence-based successes from diverse contexts are highlighted to illustrate what is technically feasible and economically viable. Achieving a multiple-win outcome requires:
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    Helpdesk Report: Short distance learning courses on development and nutrition

    Department for International Development, UK, 2010
    The University of London and the Open University are the main two academic institutions in the UK that run short, distance learning courses in development.
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    Helpdesk Report: How holistic water, sanitation, health and hygiene promotion investments represent value for money and represent positive effects on attendance, retention and learning

    Department for International Development, UK, 2010
    The multiple ways in which water, sanitation, and hygiene education in schools (WASH in Schools) contributes toward education – including attendance, retention and learning – is fairly well documented.
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    Helpdesk report: Education interventions and their impact on nutrition

    Department for International Development, UK, 2012
    This helpdesk query produces a report focused on nutrition interventions and their impact on school age children. In addition, it also considered a focus on any nutrition impacts on children of under two years of age (possibly indirect i.e. through intergenerational channels).
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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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