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Governing health care in Uganda: explaining the mixed record on delivering rural maternal health servicesEffective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2016Uganda’s ruling party, the National Resistance Movement (NRM), came to power with a ‘Ten-Point Plan’. This outlined clear and specific ideas about what was needed to improve service delivery, and the role the public would play in achieving this objective and wider ambitions.DocumentWater Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council, 2016Gender equality, serving the most vulnerable, and addressing the particular needs of women and girls are among the core principles of the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF). In order to better understand the link between gender dynamics and the impact of its Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) interventions, the GSF supported a study in a small number of communities in Madagascar in 2015.Document
The sooner the better but it’s never too late: the impact of nutrition at different periods of childhood on cognitive developmentYoung Lives, 2017Although it has been argued that undernutrition and its consequences for child development are irreversible after the age of 2, the evidence in support of these hypotheses is inconclusive.Document
Child Under-weight and Agricultural Productivity in India: Implications for Public Provisioning and Women’s AgencyReview of Radical Political Economics, 2015The well-known pathways that link agriculture to child nutrition are food, quality of food, and care of feeding. Further, agricultural productivity growth contributes significantly to poverty reduction and reduction in child undernutrition.DocumentLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016Spatial distribution of poverty in Bangladesh shows that poverty is concentrated in ecologically unfavourable areas.DocumentLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016It is now widely recognised that intake of sufficient dietary energy does not ensure adequate intake of protein and micronutrients necessary for leading an active and healthy life. Legumes, animal products, fruit and vegetables are important sources of minerals and micronutrients.DocumentAfrobarometer, 2016In many parts of Africa, access to and quality of medical services remain poor.Document
Impact of a peer-counseling intervention on breastfeeding practices in different socioeconomic strata: results from the equity analysis of the PROMISE-EBF trial in Uganda2016Background: Undernutrition is highly prevalent among infants in Uganda. Optimal infant feeding practices may improve nutritional status, health, and survival among children.Document
Combining long-lasting insecticidal nets and indoor residual spraying for malaria prevention in Ethiopia: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trialBioMed Central, 2016Background: Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and indoor residual spraying (IRS) are the main malaria prevention interventions in Ethiopia. There is conflicting evidence that the combined application of both interventions is better than either LLINs or IRS used alone.