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Jul 16 2020

Long-term consequences of stunting in early life

This review summarizes the impact of stunting, highlighting the growing evidence of the connections between slow height growth in young children and impaired health, education, and economic performance later in life.

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Jul 16 2020

The crisis of poor complementary feeding in South Asia: Where next?

This body of evidence summarizes and compares the findings on four indicators of complementary feeding across five South Asian countries – Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka -- highlighting variability within the region.

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Jul 16 2020

Infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices in Ethiopia and Zambia and their association with child nutrition: analysis of demographic and health survey data

Data from the 2005 Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey (EDHS) and the 2007 Zambia Demographic Health Survey (ZDHS) were analyzed to examine the association between recommended IYCF indicators and nutritional status among children 0-23 months of age in Ethiopia and Zambia.

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Jul 16 2020

The challenge of meeting nutrient needs of infants and young children during the period of complementary feeding: an evolutionary perspective

This paper provides an evolutionary perspective on why modern complementary food diets are often inadequate, asserting that inadequate diets and nutritional deficiencies have likely been a part of the human condition since the agricultural revolution.

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Jul 16 2020

Assessing implementation fidelity of a community-based infant and young child feeding intervention in Ethiopia identifies delivery challenges that limit reach to communities: a mixed-method process evaluation study

Analysis of program fidelity, defined by adherence to intervention design, exposure, quality of delivery, and participant responsiveness, was examined in an IYCF program in Ethiopia.

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Jul 16 2020

Stop Stunting in South Asia. Improving child feeding, women's nutrition and household sanitation

This overview paper summarizes and builds on papers from the Stop Stunting Conference of 2014, advocating to focus on child feeding, women's nutrition, and household sanitation as investment areas to prevent child stunting in South Asia.

 
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