Journal article

Oct 28 2022

Expanding Integrated Competency-Focused Health Worker Curricula for Maternal Infant and Young Child Nutrition (Becker GE, Cashin J, Nguyen TT, Zambrano P, 2022)

This paper discusses a multistage process to map an existing curriculum, analyse expected competencies, and recognize broader factors when developing a competency-focused curriculum in pre-service education that includes maternal, infant, and young child nutrition.

Journal article, Research

Jun 23 2022

Using scenario-based assessments to examine the feasibility of integrating preventive nutrition services through the primary health care system in Bangladesh (Nguyen PH, 2022. Maternal & Child Nutrition)

Interviews assessed the feasibility of improving nutrition service delivery and coverage through the primary health care system in Bangladesh, revealing the need to fill gaps in human resources and logistic gaps as well as create demand for preventive services.

Journal article

Sep 23 2021

What is the impact of removing performance-based financial incentives on community health worker motivation? A qualitative study from an infant and young child feeding program in Bangladesh (Glenn J., 2021. BMC Health Services Research)

This study reveals that removing performance-based financial incentives from community health worker programs can negatively affect CHW motivation,  suggesting that program decision makers shou

Journal article

Jul 15 2021

Provision and utilisation of health and nutrition services during COVID-19 pandemic in urban Bangladesh (Sununtnasuk, C., 2021. Current Developments in Nutrition)

Despite adaptations to service provision during the COVID-19 pandemic, this paper reveals that continued availability of routine maternal and child health services did not translate into service utilization.

Journal article

Jun 08 2021

Impact of COVID-19 on household food insecurity and interlinkages with child feeding practices and coping strategies in Uttar Pradesh, India: a longitudinal community-based study (Nguyen, P.H., 2021. BMJ Open)

The COVID-19 pandemic has profound negative impacts on people’s lives, but little is known on its effect on household food insecurity (HFI) in poor setting resources.

Journal article

Jun 03 2021

COVID-19 Disrupted Provision and Utilization of Health and Nutrition Services in Uttar Pradesh, India: Insights from Service Providers, Household Phone Surveys, and Administrative Data (Nguyen, P.H., 2021. The Journal of Nutrition)

This paper investigated the extent of disruptions to provision and utilization of health and nutrition services in Uttar Pradesh, India, during the COVID-19 pandemic and revealed that service provision reduced substantially during lockdown (83–98 percentage points, pp) compared with prepande