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Adolescent Health Club Discussion Guide
Guideline/Guidance published by USAID, Breakthrough ACTION in
The Liberia Ministry of Health and partners developed this guide for adolescent health education with support from Breakthrough ACTION Liberia. Health club supervisors and peer educators will use this guide in both communities and schools to educate young people aged 13–16 years on sexual and reproductive health. Lesson 13: Nutrition and Healthy…
VIDEO: Building the Future of Girls: Alive & Thrive Interventions to Improve Adolescent Nutrition in Ethiopia
Video/Animation published by Alive & Thrive in
These videos summarize testimonials from health workers, teachers, and adolescent students who were part of the Alive & Thrive intervention in Amhara; Somali; and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's regions of Ethiopia.
Realising the Potential of Schools to Improve Adolescent Nutrition
Journal Article published by Academic Journal in
In this article, authors argue that school health programs have the potential to mitigate a growing epidemic of malnutrition in children and adolescents through the provision of healthy school meals, micronutrient supplementation, and setting standards for drinks and beverages.
Nudges to Promote Healthy Eating in Schools: Policy Brief
Policy published by WHO in
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. Small, subtle changes to the physical and social environment can influence a child's prevailing…
Evidence-Based Nutrition Interventions Improved Adolescents’ Knowledge and Behaviors in Indonesia
Journal Article published by MDPI in
The objective of this study was to assess the effect of a gender-responsive package of three interventions on nutrition knowledge, attitudes, and diet and physical activity behaviors among adolescents in Indonesia. The package of interventions was associated with overall greater knowledge, changes in physical activity and iron and folic acid…
Current Evidence on Anemia and Micronutrient Supplementation Strategies in School Age Children and Adolescents
Journal Article published by Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN) in
This review describes current guidelines and recommendations, as stated by WHO, on iron folic acid (IFA) supplementation and multiple micronutrient supplementation (MMS) among adolescents and young children in low- and middle-income countries. It also outlines evidence that suggest that MMS may potentially be more beneficial than IFA…
"I'm Courageous": A Social Entrepreneurship Programme Promoting a Healthy Diet in Young Indonesian People
Journal Article published by Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN) in
The Saya Pemberani program, which means "I'm courageous" in Indonesian, was a social enterpreneurship program that aimed to engage young people living in urban centers to generate ideas to improve their diets using social media platforms.
Weekly Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation and Nutrition Education for Adolescent Girls
Journal Article published by Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN) in
This article summarizes the activities carried out by Nutrition International in six countries with a high burden of anemia in adolescent girls. The program collaborated with governements in various countries and facilitated weekly implementation of iron folic acid supplementation.