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- DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014Chhattisgarh has a statewide programme using community health workers called mitanins. The National Rural Health Mission organises the payment of small stipends to the mitanins through the panchayats and recognizes them as accredited social health activists.Document
A Multisectoral Initiative to Address Nutrition among Children in Remote, Conflict-Affected Zones of OdishaInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014One of the challenges to address stunting in Odisha is the lack of trained frontline workers to assess and refer affected children to appropriate health services for care and treatment.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014Half of the children in Madhya Pradesh under age 5 are stunted and 35 percent are wasted.Document
Collaboration of Integrated Child Development Services with Self-Help Groups to Decentralize the Supply of Supplementary Feeding at Anganwadi CentersInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014The Integrated Child Development Services programme provides supplementary food to millions of women and young children in India for approximately 300 days a year at its anganwadi centers (AWCs).DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014The Partnerships and Opportunities to Strengthen and Harmonize Actions for Nutrition in India (POSHAN) programme has launched a new series of publications called Implementation Notes. These papers summarize experiences related to how specific interventions or programmes are delivered. They are intended to share information on innovations in delivery and are not research products.Document
Writing About Nutrition in Indian Newspapers: Lessons Learned from the OneWorld POSHAN Media FellowshipInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014To try to raise the profile of nutrition in the Indian media, POSHAN and the OneWorld Foundation, India (OWFI) co-implemented the six-month OneWorld-POSHAN Fellowship on Maternal and Child Undernutrition.DocumentMS Swaminathan Research Foundation, 2014This story of change is about the impact of the Alleviation of Poverty and Malnutrition project led by the Swaminathan Research Foundation. The project aims to enhance food and nutrition security, and the income of marginal, small and landless tribal communities in agro-biodiversity hotspots in India. Key messages from this brief include:DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014This report synthesises the findings from the four country case studies produced for the Food Riots and Food Rights project. It is intended as a summary introduction to the main findings of the research, and a preliminary comparative analysis across the four cases.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 existingDocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014The silent scourge of undernutrition and major nutritional deficiencies of public health importance persists across India despite decades of planned programmes and interventions. The maternal and child undernutrition scenario in India represents a complex set of determinants, including poverty, lack of knowledge, and access.