Jun 16 2022
Determinants of Adolescent Nutrition Status and Practices in Burkina Faso Using a Pooled Secondary Analysis (Godha D, Likhite N, 2022, Cur Dev Nutrition)
This study showed a strong association between high dietary diversity and unhealthy food intake namely added sugar consumption among adolescents in Burkina Faso, an important consideration for policy makers as they design adolescent nutrition programs to reduce malnutrition.
May 31 2022
South Asia Newsletter
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Policy advocacy, Research
May 24 2022
Mothers' Milk Tool
Breastfeeding and mothers’ milk is presently not counted in food systems or the economy but should be. The Mothers’ Milk Tool will help.
May 09 2022
Strengthening Maternal Nutrition in India: An operational guide to facilitate the integration of maternal nutrition into existing services at the community and facility level
This operational guide assists block, district, and state health and Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) officials in India in planning, managing and implementing maternal nutrition programs.
Journal article, Research
Apr 19 2022
Awareness, Perceptions, Gaps, and Uptake of Maternity Protection among Formally Employed Women in Vietnam (Nguyen TT, 2022. Int J of Env. Research & Public Health)
Interviews reveal implementation gaps in Vietnam’s maternity protection policies, limiting their effectiveness to protect women and children’s rights. Findings demonstrate a need to increase awareness, strengthen enforcement, and expand entitlements to the informal sector.
Apr 04 2022
Global evidence of persistent violations of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes: A systematic scoping review (Becker G, 2022. Maternal & Child Nutrition)
This scoping review examined and summarized published evidence from 95 countries on International Code violations from 1981, demonstrating broad range of violations and marketing tactics globally.