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USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Nurturing Care to Improve Early Childhood Development: Cambodia Country Profile

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Early Childhood Development Early Childhood Development
To date, there has been limited integration of responsive care and early learning in health and nutrition services. The Nurturing Care Framework provides guidance to help children and families thrive through care for the individual child within a broader enabling environment of capable caregivers, empowered communities, supportive services, and enabling policies (WHO 2018).
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Nurturing Care to Improve Early Childhood Development: Ethiopia Country Profile

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Early Childhood Development Early Childhood Development
To date, there has been limited integration of responsive care and early learning in health and nutrition services. The Nurturing Care Framework provides guidance to help children and families thrive through care for the individual child within a broader enabling environment of capable caregivers, empowered communities, supportive services, and enabling policies (WHO 2018).
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Nurturing Care to Improve Early Childhood Development: Bangladesh Country Profile

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Early Childhood Development Early Childhood Development
To date, there has been limited integration of responsive care and early learning in health and nutrition services. The Nurturing Care Framework provides guidance to help children and families thrive through care for the individual child within a broader enabling environment of capable caregivers, empowered communities, supportive services, and enabling policies (WHO 2018).
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Growth Monitoring and Promotion in Northern Ghana: A Case Study Narrative

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Nutrition and Health Systems Growth Monitoring and Promotion
Routine growth monitoring and promotion (GMP) of infants and young children provides frequent contacts with caregivers and can serve as an entry point for other essential nutrition and child health and development services.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Evaluation Planning Tool for USAID Nutrition Programs

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
This guide presents considerations for nutrition program evaluations, including a decision tree and description of options for different types of evaluations, differentiating among them by methodology, questions that can be answered, and resource considerations to aid decision making. Common considerations for five key evaluation components are described.
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The Power of Local Partnerships to Scale Nutrition Programs in India

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Food SystemsMonitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture
This blog by USAID Advancing Nutrition and WorldFish describes the success of a USAID-funded nutrition-sensitive aquaculture project implemented by WorldFish, USAID Advancing Nutrition reviewed documents from the project and interviewed WorldFish, USAID, and local partners in Odisha, India to better understand the project’s challenges, successes, and lessons learned.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Stories from the Forefront: Interviews with Social and Behavior Change Communications Media Professionals

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Social and Behavior Change and Gender Private-Sector Engagement
This guide, developed for USAID's Eat Safe Project, presents behind-the-scenes stories from top practitioners in the field of media-based Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) worldwide; including executive directors, country directors, producers, and researchers.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

RFS Food Systems Conceptual Framework

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Food Systems Food Security
USAID's Bureau for Resilience and Food Security (RFS) Food Systems Conceptual Framework articulates the agency's contribution to strengthening food systems and provides high-level operational guidance to RFS staff globally, in line with the overall strategy to build more resilient communities and sustainably reduce hunger, malnutrition and poverty.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

WASH and its Links to Nutrition

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Nutrition and Health SystemsNutrition in Humanitarian Contexts Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
This Water and Development Technical Brief summarizes the current state of the evidence of the links between WASH and nutrition. It provides guidance about approaches to WASH that are likely to have greater impact on nutrition outcomes and discusses recommendations for USAID WASH programming.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Strengthening Maternal Nutrition in Health Programs: A Guide for Practitioners

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Nutrition and Health Systems Maternal Nutrition
Optimal maternal nutrition during the first 1,000 days is important to improve nutritional status and health outcomes for women and their infants.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Modeling Food Fortification Contributions to Micronutrient Requirements in Malawi Using Household Consumption and Expenditure Surveys

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Mental HealthMicronutrient Interventions
Large-scale food fortification has the potential to increase micronutrient supplies in the food system but more information is needed to understand whether current strategies are equitably benefiting populations with the greatest micronutrient needs.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Determination of an Acceptable Portion Size of Daal for a Bangladeshi Community-Based Iron Intervention in Adolescent Girls: A Feasibility Study

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Adolescent NutritionAnemiaMicronutrient Interventions
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.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Multiple-micronutrient supplementation in pregnant adolescents in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and a meta-analysis of individual participant data

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Adolescent NutritionAnemiaMaternal NutritionMicronutrient Interventions
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.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

‘I should be disease free, healthy and be happy in whatever I do’: a cross-country analysis of drivers of adolescent diet and physical activity in different low- and middle-income contexts

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Adolescent NutritionPhysical Activity
This article analyzed qualitative data from 5 countries (8 sites), in which focus groups were conducted with adolescents and caregivers. Major themes included: (1) transitions in generational nutrition education and knowledge; (2) transition in caregiver–adolescent power balance and (3) the implications of societal and economic transition for diet and physical activity.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Operational Guideline for Adolescents Nutrition Interventions 2020

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Adolescent Nutrition
This Bangla-language operational guide is intended for use as a reference for the implementation of adolescent nutrition activities in schools and madrasas in Bangladesh. The guide is also intended to support the implementation of Bangladesh's Adolescent Nutrition Program 2020 and to facilitate multisector coordination in order to provide nutrition services to all adolescents.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Nutrition for adolescent health during COVID-19 (Toolkit)

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Adolescent NutritionCOVID-19
This toolkit contains several types of resources: advocacy and key messages, multimedia assets, guidance, and contextualised resources. Resources include infographics with nutrition tips, recommendations and strategies for healthy eating from FAO, WHO, and other sources, reports on the status of food security and nutrition, and guidance for school nutrition programming during COVID-19.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Adolescent profile: Current non-communicable diseases (NCDs) trends and risk factors affecting adolescents in Indonesia

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Adolescent NutritionCOVID-19Mental Health
This infographic summarizes the health status of adolescents in Indonesia (10-19 years). The report highlights trends in nutritional status, tobacco use, and mental health issues and their impact on adolescent morbidity and mortality. The adolescent health profile also explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adolescents in Indonesia, including declines in dietary diversity.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Guidance for Measuring Anaemia among Adolescents

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Anemia
This manual provides guidance on how to measure anemia in adolescent girls using two methods. The first method uses a Hemocue, which requires health workers to collect a drop of blood from participants. The second approach is non-invasive and uses a pulse oximeter.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

A scoping review of literature describing the nutritional status and diets of adolescents in Côte d’Ivoire

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Adolescent NutritionAnemiaMicronutrient InterventionsWater, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
This review article summarizes the published literature on adolescent nutrition in Cote d'Ivoire. Most research to date has focused on micronutrient deficiencies (anemia) and parasitic infections. The studies found high prevalence of undernutrition, as well as an emerging double burden of overweight and obesity.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Family influences on health and nutrition practices of pregnant adolescents in Bangladesh

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Adolescent NutritionMaternal Nutrition
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.