Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition, Nutrition sensitive development, Nutrition Education
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- DocumentTransform Nutrition, 2014Malnutrition 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.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2014Since 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.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1994Provision 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.DocumentCAB International, 2008Health 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.DocumentGlobal Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, 2015This 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:DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2010The University of London and the Open University are the main two academic institutions in the UK that run short, distance learning courses in development.Document
Helpdesk Report: How holistic water, sanitation, health and hygiene promotion investments represent value for money and represent positive effects on attendance, retention and learningDepartment for International Development, UK, 2010The 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.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2012This 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).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.