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Anemia Toolkit

Development and Rollout of National Maternal Anemia Materials: Experience from Mozambique

Anemia
This case study describes the process of development of social and behavior change resources for the program to to reduce iron deficiency anemia in women in Mozambique
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Stakeholder Community Meeting: Mitigating the Impacts of COVID-19 on Food, Nutrition, and Water Security

Food Systems COVID-19Emergency Nutrition Food SecurityInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
COVID-19 will drive 70–100 million people into poverty and 80–130 million into chronic hunger. These impacts will persist beyond 2021, the number of malnourished children will increase, and access to water and sanitation services will decrease.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Ghana: Field Testing of the District Assessment Tool for Anemia (DATA) Findings, March 2016

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Micronutrient Interventions
The District Assessment Tool for Anemia (DATA) was developed to assist countries in strengthening anemia programming at the district level. DATA was field-tested in collaboration with the Ghana Health Service in Kumbungu district in July and August 2015. This report provides a summary of findings from the field test.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Mother-to-Mother Support Groups: Trainer’s Manual and Facilitator’s Manual with Discussion Guide

Nutrition and Health Systems Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
These manuals were designed for training mother-to-mother support group facilitators to lead participatory discussions on maternal, infant, and young child nutrition. The manuals provide detailed information on potential support group topics and answers to questions that may arise during support group sessions. The global version can be adapted for a wide variety of contexts.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Father Involvement in the Care of Children Born Small and Sick in Rwanda: Association with Children's Nutrition and Development

Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
Paternal involvement in the care of children in rural Rwanda born preterm, low birth weight and/or with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy is limited. Significant factors associated with father involvement included smaller household size, maternal engagement in decision-making and learning activities, and being on‐track in developmental milestones for problem solving.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Humanitarian Response Plan - South Sudan

Emergency Nutrition
Response priorities include reducing morbidity, incidents of human rights violations, and gender-based violence.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Child-Sensitive WASH Composite Score and the Nutritional Status in Cambodian Children

Nutrition and Health Systems
Despite progress in health over the years in Cambodia, the number of malnourished children remains high, which may be associated in part with poor water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practices.
Anemia Toolkit

Are We Making Progress on Reducing Anemia in Women? Cross-country Comparison of Anemia Prevalence, Reach, and Use of Antenatal Care and Anemia Reduction Interventions

Anemia
This report aims to assess the progress being made on reducing the burden of anemia in women and stimulate global and national action to improve the reach and delivery of proven anemia reduction interventions targeting pregnant women. Data from Demographic and Health Surveys conducted from 2004 to 2008 were used for cross-country and over-time comparisons of anemia prevalence in pregnant and no
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Micronutrient Fortification of Commercially Available Biscuits Is Predicted to Have Minimal Impact on Prevalence of Inadequate Micronutrient Intakes: Modeling of National Dietary Data from Cameroon

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
Biscuit fortification is uncommon and unlikely to reduce dietary inadequacy of studied micronutrients in the absence of large-scale food fortification programs. As voluntary fortification becomes increasingly common, modeling studies could guide efforts to ensure that fortified products align with public health goals.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Mapping Local Patterns of Childhood Overweight and Wasting in Low- and Middle-income Countries between 2000 and 2017

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
Using geospatial estimates of overweight and wasting prevalence among children under 5 in 105 low- and middle-income countries from 2000 and 2017, the authors aggregated these numbers to policy-relevant administrative units.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Integrating SBCC into Service Delivery Programs Implementation Kit

Social and Behavior Change
This implementation kit aims to help service delivery project managers effectively use service communication to enhance the impact of their project. This kit can be used to help increase demand for and uptake of services, and improve consistent long-term maintenance of healthy behaviors.
Anemia Toolkit

A Systematic Analysis of Global Anemia Burden from 1990 to 2010

Anemia
This study presents estimates for mild, moderate, and severe anemia from 1990 to 2010 for 187 countries, both sexes, and 20 age groups. The authors performed cause-specific attribution to 17 conditions using data from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors 2010 study.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

INCAP Longitudinal Study: 50 Years of History and Legacy

Early Childhood Development Micronutrient Interventions
A cohort of children who participated in a nutritional supplementation intervention from 1969–1977 has been followed since. Follow-up studies demonstrate strong evidence of the impact of investments in nutrition, health, and childcare in the first 1,000 days on child development, well-being, and human capital later in life. This article is behind a paywall.
Anemia Toolkit

Interventional Strategies for Prevention of Nutritional Anemia

Anemia
This book chapter discusses strategies for anemia prevention in children, including dietary approaches as well as prevention of diarrhea and helminth infection.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Community Mobilization on Food and Nutrition Security: Materials for Community Development Officers and Mobilizers in Uganda

Food Systems Food Security
The Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project (FANTA) and the Uganda Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development worked together to develop a user-friendly package of materials to strengthen the capacity of community development officers and mobilizers to improve food and nutrition security within communities in Uganda.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Marketing and Consumption of Commercial Foods Fed to Young Children in Low and Middle-income Countries

Nutrition and Health Systems
Editorial commentary and supplementary articles on the consumption and marketing of foods fed to young children, including breast milk substitutes, complementary foods, snack foods, and beverages, comprise this journal supplement.
Anemia Toolkit

Point-of-Use Fortification of Foods with Micronutrient Powders Containing Iron in Children of Preschool and School-Age

Anemia
This systematic review synthesizes evidence on the effects of point‐of‐use fortification of foods with iron‐containing micronutrient powders alone, versus in combination with other vitamins and minerals, on nutrition, health, and development among children of preschool and school age, compared with no intervention, a placebo, or iron‐containing supplements.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

USAID Advancing Nutrition Mozambique Fact Sheet

Capacity Strengthening
This bilingual fact sheet (English and Portuguese) describes the work of USAID Advancing Nutrition in Mozambique, including project goals, timeline, and partners.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

An Approach to Building Equitable Global Health Research Collaborations

Capacity Strengthening
The authors present a model for developing productive, equitable research partnerships between researchers and practitioners from high- and low-income countries. Model elements include mission and goal alignment, meaningful training and mentoring, capacity building, and co-authorship principles.
Anemia Toolkit

Translating Formative Research Findings into a Behaviour Change Strategy to Promote Antenatal Calcium and Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation in Western Kenya

Anemia
This study involved in-depth interviews with 22 pregnant and postpartum women and 20 community-based and facility-based health workers in Kenya for the purposes of planning a calcium and iron–folic acid supplementation program.