Nutritional Care for Children with Feeding Difficulties and Disabilities: A Scoping Review - Journal Article
Early Childhood DevelopmentEarly Childhood Development
One billion people worldwide have a disability, and 80 percent of them live in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The prevalence of feeding difficulties globally ranges from 25–45 percent to 33–80 percent in children without and with disabilities, respectively.
Changement social et comportemental (CSC) en matière de nutrition: Liste de contrôle de la stratégie
Social and Behavior Change and GenderBehavior Change for Nutrition
L’utilisation de processus de haute qualité pour le changement social et comportemental (CSC) est une approche transversale clé pour mettre en place des programmes et services de nutrition efficaces. Les planificateurs de programmes nutritionnels peuvent utiliser cette liste de contrôle pour préparer et définir les grandes lignes d’une nouvelle stratégie de CSC en cours d’élaboration.
Review of Methods to Assess Diets, Markets, and Cost of an Adequate Diet
Food SystemsFood Systems
This report describes the findings from a literature review USAID Advancing Nutriation conducted to identify a methodology to assess diets, markets, and cost of an adequate diet for the USAID Large-Scale Food Fortification (LSFF) Programming Guide (USAID 2022) and broader USAID programming to improve diets.
Prioriser les comportements nutritionnels multisectoriels
Social and Behavior Change and GenderBehavior Change for Nutrition
La conception d’un CSC de haute qualité nécessite plusieurs étapes, à commencer par la hiérarchisation des comportements, une étape qui garantit une utilisation efficace des ressources et un impact durable. Cet outil vous guide dans le processus de hiérarchisation des comportements, qui nécessite une prise de décision subjective fondée sur des données.
In 2021, Emergency Nutrition Network conducted a prioritization exercise to help set out a 10-year research agenda to support child and adolescent nutrition (5–19 years of age) in low- and middle-income countries.
UNICEF examines the current status, trends, and inequities in the nutritional status of adolescent girls and women of reproductive age (15–49 years of age). The report considers the barriers adolescents face in accessing nutritious diets, essential nutrition services, and positive nutrition and care practices.
Nudges to Promote Healthy Eating in Schools: Policy Brief
Adolescent NutritionFood SystemsGrowth Monitoring and Promotion
This policy brief aims to increase awareness of the opportunities for promoting healthy eating in school settings and proposes action points for decision-makers to implement healthier eating in schools through the use of nudge-based interventions.
Nutritional Status Among Young Adolescents Attending Primary School in Tanzania: Contributions of Mid-Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) for Adolescent Assessment
Acute MalnutritionAdolescent NutritionGrowth Monitoring and Promotion
The authors investigate whether there is a correlation between mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) and body mass index (BMI). The authors explored using MUAC as a low-resource alternative (or supplement) to BMI in assessing nutrition in adolescent populations. They conclude that using MUAC has the potential to provide simple, low-resource nutrition screening when BMI is not possible.
The Innocenti Framework on Food Systems for Children and Adolescents
Adolescent NutritionFood Systems
The report describes the Innocenti Framework on Food Systems for Children and Adolescents' five drivers and four determinants that shape children and adolescents’ diets. It details each component, how they interact, and how a food systems approach can improve diets.
Perspective: Interventions to Improve the Diets of Children and Adolescents
Adolescent NutritionFood SecurityFood Systems
This article uses the determinants of the Innocenti Framework on Food Systems for Children and Adolescents (food supply chains; food environments; and behaviors of caregivers, children, and adolescents) to describe the significance of a food systems approach to improve child and adolescent diets.
Early Childhood DevelopmentEarly Childhood DevelopmentInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
The Global Child Thrive Act recognizes that the future health, prosperity, and stability of individuals and societies require promoting and protecting young children’s development, which necessitates coordination and integrated approaches across various sectors, including health; nutrition; child protection; water, sanitation, and hygiene; and education.
Nutrition and Health SystemsSocial and Behavior Change and GenderBehavior Change for Nutrition
This booklet provides detailed instructions for community health workers (CHWs) to counsel mothers on child feeding in a compassionate way. It helps them improve feeding practices for children 6 to 24 months through tailored discussions and problem solving.
More Nutrition Data, Please! Integrating Nutrition Indicators into Health Information System and Facility Assessments Webinar
Nutrition and Health Systems
Increasing the availability and quality of nutrition data is important to measure progress towards global nutrition goals. There are opportunities to leverage existing data collection platforms, especially within the health system, to collect nutrition data for this purpose.
Sustainability and Scalability of Egg Consumption in Burkina Faso for Infant and Young Child Feeding
Social and Behavior Change and GenderInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture
Mothers who received the Un Oeuf intervention overcame barriers to feeding their child an egg every day, improved their livelihoods, demonstrated motivation to continue feeding their child eggs, and saw the addition of eggs as sustainable. Research to explore the number of household chickens necessary to continuously feed a child one egg per day is important.
Associations Between Dimensions of Empowerment and Nutritional Status Among Married Adolescent Girls in East Africa: A Structural Equation Modelling Study
Social and Behavior Change and GenderAdolescent NutritionGender
This research examines how investments in girls’ economic empowerment and access to information may contribute to their overall empowerment and nutritional status, while greater autonomy may contribute to increased consumption of unhealthy foods.
Adequate Dietary Intake and Consumption of Indigenous Fermented Products Are Associated with Improved Nutrition Status among Children Aged 6–23 Months in Zambia
Social and Behavior Change and GenderFood SystemsInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
Researchers found a significant association between height-for-age and weight-for-age z-scores and fermented milk consumption in Zambia. Authors call for greater mapping and promotion of traditionally fermented foods and more research to better understand associated health benefits.
Primary Health Care Integration Landscape Analysis: Literature Review Findings
Nutrition and Health SystemsAdolescent NutritionInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal Nutrition
This literature review synthesizes information about the current integration of immunization and primary health care services in low- and middle-income countries. Some facilities have also integrated nutrition services into reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health or immunization services.