Adolescence is a critical time in the life cycle, presenting what is sometimes called a "second window of opportunity" in an individual’s growth and development.
In Uganda, similar to other low- and middle-income countries, maternal undernutrition and inadequate gestational weight gain are prevalent and of growing concern.
We know that quality social and behavior change (SBC) is crucial to achieving nutrition outcomes; however, high-quality nutrition SBC is challenging to put into practice.
Social norms—the unstated rules that govern behavior in society and determine what is acceptable or taboo—are one of many influences on child feeding behaviors.
Sustainable financing for nutrition ensures improving nutrition stays a top priority.
The COVID-19 crisis is creating shocks across multiple sectors and systems that are essential to improving and safeguarding nutrition.
The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have an indirect, yet severe and lasting, effect on maternal and child nutrition.