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Adolescent Nutrition Teachers' Guide (Kuhamasisha Lishe ya Vijana Balehe kwa Kutumia Zana za Mawasiliano ya Mabadiliko ya Tabia Katika Jamii)
Training Material published by Save the Children in
This resource was developed under the USAID-funded Lishe Endelevu Activity for a Social and Behavior Change Communication project, which targeted girls 15–19 in Tanzania. Materials were adapted from Growth Through Nutrition (Ethiopia). Resources include a Swahili language training guide, posters, and games aimed at improving nutritional awareness…
Determination of an Acceptable Portion Size of Daal for a Bangladeshi Community-Based Iron Intervention in Adolescent Girls: A Feasibility Study
Journal Article published by Academic Journal in
This feasability study aimed to determine an acceptable portion size of iron-fortified lentils (daal) among adolescent girls in rural Bangladesh. The results of this community-based non-randomized crossover feeding trial indicate that 37.5 g of raw lentils in a thick cooking preparation using a local recipe was most acceptable. These results may…
Multiple-micronutrient supplementation in pregnant adolescents in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and a meta-analysis of individual participant data
Journal Article published by Academic Journal in
This systematic review and meta-analysis compared the effect of multiple-micronutrient (MMN) supplementation vs iron and folic acid (IFA) supplementation among adolescents on maternal morbidity, birth outcomes, and mortality outcomes. Additionally, the meta-analysis compared the effects of MMN supplementation on adolescents compared with the…
Family influences on health and nutrition practices of pregnant adolescents in Bangladesh
Journal Article published by Academic Journal in
This resource includes a brief summarizing key findings from qualitative research with pregnant adolescents in Bangladesh focused on prenatal care and nutrition practices, as well as a peer-reviewed publication based on the in-depth interviews. Interviews were conducted by trained peer interviewers with pregnant adolescents, adolescent mothers,…
Factors influencing obesogenic behaviours of adolescent girls and women in low- and middle-income countries: A qualitative evidence synthesis
Literature Review published by Academic Journal in
This systematic review synthesized the qualitative evidence from the peer-reviewed literature on factors influencing obesogenic behaviours in adolescent girls (age 10-19) and women of reproductive age (15-49 years of age) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The review included 71 studies from 27 different countries; about half of the…
Adolescent Nutrition Interventions Through School-Based and Community Platforms
Brief published by Alive & Thrive, IFPRI in
This document presents highlights from the a baseline survey (2019) in 2 regions of Ethiopia. Dietary diversity was low and food insecurity was common. The study also found that ~30% of adolescent girls missed 1+ days of school in the prior week. Adolescents received limited exposure to nutrition messages at school and in their communities.
Menu Planning Game for Improved Dietary Diversity and Increased Frequency of Eating (Tupange Mlo wa Kila Siku na Ktafunwa kwa Vyakula Vyenye Virutubishi Mbalimbali)
Training Material published by Save the Children in
This resource was developed under the USAID-funded Lishe Endelevu Activity for a Social and Behavior Change Communication project, which targeted girls 15–19 in Tanzania. Materials were adapted from Growth Through Nutrition (Ethiopia). Resources include a a Swahili language training guide, posters, and games aimed at improving nutritional…
The Earn & Buy Game (Mchezo wa Kupata na Kununua)
Training Material published by Save the Children in
This resource was developed under the USAID-funded Lishe Endelevu Activity for a Social and Behavior Change Communication project, which targeted girls 15–19 in Tanzania. Materials were adapted from Growth Through Nutrition (Ethiopia). Resources include a a Swahili language training guide, posters, and games aimed at improving nutritional…