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Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Evidence-Informed Milestones for Developmental Surveillance Tools

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Early Childhood Development
Revised milestones and checklists can support developmental surveillance, clinical judgment for additional developmental screening, and research in developmental surveillance processes. Researchers identified gaps in developmental data, particularly for social-emotional and cognitive milestones.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Estimates of a Multidimensional Index of Nurturing Care in the Next 1000 Days of Life for Children in Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries: A Modelling Study

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Early Childhood Development
Most children in low and middle-income countries are not receiving minimally adequate nurturing care during the next 1,000 days of their lives. Further investments in indicator measurement and resources for preschool-age children are important, particularly for low-income populations and in the domains of responsive caregiving, early learning, and safety and security.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Caregiver Parenting Practices, Dietary Diversity Knowledge, and Association with Early Childhood Development Outcomes among Children Aged 18–29 Months in Zanzibar, Tanzania: A Cross-Sectional Survey

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Early Childhood Development Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
Researchers found a positive association between the frequency of caregiver-child interactions and knowledge of adequate dietary diversity and early childhood development outcomes. This aligns with global evidence that promoting early stimulation, play and learning opportunities, and dietary diversity can improve developmental outcomes.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Associations between Exclusive Breastfeeding Duration and Children's Developmental Outcomes: Evidence from Siaya County, Kenya

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Early Childhood Development Breastfeeding
Exclusive breastfeeding in the 3- to 6-month age range has significant positive associations with child development, especially for communication, gross motor skills, and problem solving.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Prioritizing Investments in Pre-Service Health Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Human Centered Approach

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Capacity Strengthening
Speakers present a human-centered design approach to strengthen health workforce capacity and a set of educational capacity frameworks that provide operational definitions and criteria for progress to guide investment in pre-service education. This is a webinar.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Building SBC Capacity Focus of Innovative Blended Learning Program in West and Central Africa

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Capacity Strengthening BreastfeedingCOVID-19Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal Nutrition
The blended learning program, which aims to build capacity to integrate social and behavior change (SBC) into nutrition programs, includes an online course as well as coaching support and live lectures to increase accountability. Despite occasional connectivity issues and a heavy reading load, participants reported learning practical skills, including developing costed SBC action plans.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Translating Multisectoral Nutrition Policy into Community Practice: Participation of Nutrition Officers in Tanzania Fosters Effective Collaborative Strategies to Improve Child Nutrition

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Capacity Strengthening Adolescent NutritionInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
Multidisciplinary action teams bridged communication gaps between administrators and implementers; made progress on advocacy, collaboration, and budgeting for nutrition; and initiated multi-sectoral nutrition (MSN) program implementation in communities. Teams provided actionable guidance for putting MSN policy into practice and leveraging staff capacity.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

USAID Advancing Nutrition Uganda Fact Sheet

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Knowledge Management Food Systems
This two-page fact sheet describes USAID Advancing Nutrition's support implementing a two-year multi-sectoral nutrition activity with the Government of Uganda (GOU) and key stakeholders.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Experiences Engaging Family Members in Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Nutrition: A Survey of Global Health Professionals

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Social and Behavior Change and Gender
Family members influence maternal, child, and adolescent nutrition and are increasingly engaged in nutrition interventions and research.
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[Webinar] Population-Based Survey Data Use for Improved Nutrition Policies and Programs

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
Effective nutrition programs require accurate and reliable data to inform progress.
Food Systems Toolkit

USAID Large-Scale Food Fortification Programming Guide: Supporting Food Fortification at a Country Level and on a Global Scale

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Food Systems
Large-scale food fortification (LSFF) has been shown to be a cost-effective approach to provide essential vitamins and minerals to households that are unable to access a diverse, healthy diet.
Food Systems Toolkit

Global Individual Food Consumption Data Tool

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Food Systems
The Global Individual Food Consumption Data Tool (GIFT) is an online platform that includes regularly updated data food safety and nutrition data from around the world. You can visit the platform to access quantitative food consumption data from national and local level surveys, food based indicators, and microdata, which can be downloaded for further analysis.
Food Systems Toolkit

DQQ Tools and Data

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Food Systems
The Global Diet Quality project developed the Diet Quality Questionnaire (DQQ), a standardized, easy-to-use, 5-minute survey for collecting comparable food group consumption data. You can visit their website to access the DQQ and other tools to monitor trends and compare diet quality in and across countries and sectors.
Monitoring and Evaluation Online Course Repository

Essential Statistical Concepts for Understanding DHS Program Data

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
The DHS Program’s Essential Statistical Concepts for Understanding DHS Program Data course familiarizes data users with the most commonly used statistics in tables from The DHS Program household-based surveys, including basic calculations, definitions, and considerations for use.
Monitoring and Evaluation Online Course Repository

DHS Dataset Users

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
The DHS Dataset Users (2021 edition) course presents relevant knowledge and skills to understand and use DHS data, and to begin using DHS data for your own analysis. The course will provide an opportunity to practice these skills using standardized DHS model datasets, and provide you with a better understanding of DHS surveys, sample design, and data structure.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Measuring Social and Behavior Change in Nutrition Programs: A Guide for Evaluators

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and LearningSocial and Behavior Change and Gender Behavior Change for Nutrition
Program evaluations play a critical role in improving the quality and determining the effectiveness of the social and behavior change (SBC) strategies and approaches needed to reach nutrition program outcomes. This guide supports implementing partners who are involved with conducting an evaluation of an activity that uses SBC to improve multi-sectoral nutrition outcomes.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

USAID Advancing Nutrition Ghana Fact Sheet

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Knowledge Management Early Childhood Development
This two-page fact sheet describes USAID Advancing Nutrition's support advancing the Government of Ghana’s efforts to improve district planning for the equitable delivery of services that promote household resilience and early childhood growth and development. The project works in 17 districts in four regions: Northern, Upper East, Upper West, and North East.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Conception d'activités agricoles efficaces sensibles à la nutrition: Guide de l'animateur

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Capacity StrengtheningNutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Design Guide Community of Practice Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture
Ce document est un guide de l'animateur pour l'atelier sur le guide de conception d'une agriculture sensible à la nutrition. Associé à deux présentations de diapositives PowerPoint, il fournit des instructions détaillées permettant à une équipe d'animation de mener l'atelier de trois jours.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Global Challenges Mean That Advancing Nutrition is More Important than Ever

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Knowledge Management Adolescent NutritionCOVID-19Emergency Nutrition Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal NutritionMicronutrient Interventions
The global nutrition community saw the COVID-19 pandemic as a rallying call and galvanized support to prevent backsliding and improve nutrition around the world.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Past, Present, and Future: Reflections on Social Norms Measurement from the Passages Project

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Social and Behavior Change and Gender
Experts discuss the current state of social norms measurement, contributions, promising approaches, and future priorities from a range of perspectives. This is a webinar.