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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.

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In Uganda, similar to other low- and middle-income countries, maternal undernutrition and inadequate gestational weight gain are prevalent and of growing concern.

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Actions can be taken to promote the collection of accurate and precise anthropometric data in surveys and enhance the ability to interpret these results.
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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.

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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.

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Sustainable financing for nutrition ensures improving nutrition stays a top priority.

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The COVID-19 crisis is creating shocks across multiple sectors and systems that are essential to improving and safeguarding nutrition. 

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The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have an indirect, yet severe and lasting, effect on maternal and child nutrition.