Journal article

Understanding Implementation and Improving Nutrition Interventions: Barriers and Facilitators of Using Data Strategically to Inform the Implementation of Maternal Nutrition in Uttar Pradesh, India (Young, M., 2021. Current Developments in Nutrition)

02 Jun 21
Topic(s): Maternal Nutrition, Research
Location: India
Language(s): English
Audience: Health and service providers, Program designers and implementers
Organization: Alive & Thrive
Programs: Strategic use of data

Interviews were conducted to identify barriers and facilitators to the collection of data and the use of data for decision-making to strengthen maternal nutrition interventions in Uttar Pradesh, India. Despite intensive data-collection efforts, half of supervisors reported using data to identify areas for improvement while only 23% reported using data to inform decision-making, which is critical to plan interventions and provide targeted support to frontline workers.