Journal article

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.

Brief

Oct 23 2018

Nigeria nutrition profiles

Nigeria has recently made progress toward strengthening policies and programs in support of maternal, infant and young child nutrition (MIYCN). However, progress has been limited to specific states—and creating strong plans for implementation of new policies remains a challenge.

Brief

Oct 01 2018

Status of maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN) in medical colleges and hospitals: Baseline assessment (2017) in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar

Despite a favorable policy environment for maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN), frontline delivery of critical MIYCN interventions has been a sustained challenge in India’s public health nutrition programs.

Brief

Jul 08 2017

Country nutrition profile briefs

This series of country briefs report on key maternal and child nutrition indicators, progress towards reaching the World Health Assembly global nutrition targets, and current implementation of recommended policies and plans.

Brief

Apr 26 2016

Complementary feeding in Bihar, India

This brief focuses on how optimal complementary feeding practices contribute to saving lives, preventing stunting, and increasing economic growth for the entire state of Bihar.

Brief

Feb 19 2016

Applying innovative and proven approaches to improve infant and young child feeding practices in Nigeria

The overall nutritional status of children in Nigeria has slightly improved over the last decade; nevertheless, the country still has among the world’s highest child mortality rates and some of the lowest rates of recommended IYCF practices.

 
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