Formative research helps us understand the challenges and opportunities that adolescents face, as well as barriers and enablers to behavior change. Routine monitoring is needed to assess progress toward program goals and national targets. Implementation research and evaluations are needed to identify effective approaches. The Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank includes a variety of protocols and tools for monitoring, evaluating, and researching adolescent nutrition. If you have relevant monitoring, evaluation, or research resources, please send them to info@advancingnutrition.org.

We found 86 resource(s)
State of the World's Children (SOWC) 2019 Adolescents' Workshop Manual and Nutrition Specialist Field Guide
Training Material published by UNICEF, Western Sydney University in
In 2019, UNICEF, in partnership with Western Sydney University, conducted a series of workshops with adolescents to learn about how they perceive, access, and consume food. The facilitator's manual outlines the process that in-country partners followed to organize and implement the workshops, and includes planning checklists, activities,…
Adolescent Girls' Nutritional Status and Knowledge, Beliefs, Practices, and Access to Services: An Assessment to Guide Intervention Design in Nepal
Journal Article published by Current Developments in Nutrition in
This study was conducted to support the design of an evidence-based adolescent nutrition program in Nepal (Suaahara.) The study found that exposure, knowledge, and behaviors across thematic areas differed by stage of adolescence. It concluded that heterogeneity among adolescent girls should be considered when selecting interventions that have the…
Prévalence et Facteurs Associés à l’Anémie Chez les Adolescentes et Adolescents Scolarisés dans la Région de l’Est au Burkina Faso (Prevalence and Factors Associated with Adolescent Anemia in the Eastern Region of Burkina Faso)
Technical Report published by HKI in
This study explores the prevalence and factors associated with anemia in adolescents in the Eastern region of Burkino Faso. The report presents a situation analysis of the issue and outlines the determinants and factors that contribute to high rates of anemia among adolescents.
A Workshop with Children at EPC Changara Sede
Presentation/Poster published by Children for Health in
This presentation is from a workshop about the PCAANS project in Mozambique. The presentation describes the PCAANS approach, the participatory methods used with children, the process, and the results.
Global Standards and Indicators for Health Promoting Schools
Indicator Guide published by WHO in
This document defines key indicators and outlines standards for health-promoting schools, which leverage the educational infrastructure in communities to improve all aspects of health, including physical, social-emotional, and psychological conditions, and positive educational attainment.
Implementation Guidance for Health Promoting Schools
Guideline/Guidance published by WHO in
This document provides guidance for the development, implementation, and monitoring of health-promoting schools at the national, regional, and local levels. Health-promoting schools aim to provide a healthy school environment that can be tailored to national and local health priorities.
Uma Oficina com Crianças na EPC Changara Sede
Technical Report published by Children for Health in
This Portuguese-language presentation is from a workshop about the PCAANS project in Mozambique. The presentation describes the PCAANS approach, the participatory methods used with children, the process, and the results.
Pakistan Adolescent Nutrition Strategy and Operational Plan
Policy published by UNICEF in
The Pakistan Adolescent Nutrition Strategy summarizes the state of health and nutrition among 10–19 year olds, with an emphasis on malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies. The stratgey outlines three strategic areas, the role of development partners, and monitoring and evaluation strategies.