We conducted a desk review guided by the Global Action Plan (GAP) on Wasting framework. The objective of the GAP is to reduce global wasting prevalence to less than 5 percent by 2025 and reduce global wasting prevalence to less than 3 percent by 2030. The GAP aims to achieve this outcome by targeting four key outcomes:
- reduced incidence of low birth weight
- improved child health
- improved infant and young child feeding, and
- improved treatment of child wasting.
This brief presents evidence for effectiveness of health system approaches, documented considerations for implementation of the approaches, and areas for further research.