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Adolescent Resource Bank

Qualitative Evaluation of a Social Media Campaign to Improve Healthy Food Habits among Urban Adolescent Females in Indonesia

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Adolescent Nutrition
This paper outlines the results of a qualitative evaluation of a social media campaign to promote healthy eating among urban adolescent girls (15-19) in Indonesia. The social media campagin was considered acceptable by the adolescents. They reported finding it informative in terms of health risks of unhealthy diets and motivational to change their current eating habits.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program (AGEP): Nutrition Brief

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Adolescent NutritionAnemiaMaternal Nutrition
This project brief describes the impact of the Adolescent Girls' Empowerment Program (AGEP) on nutrition. AGEP enrolled >11,000 vulnderable adolescent girls, approximately half of whom were randomized to receive nutrition training sessions (3 for younger adolescents, 5 for older adolescents) as part of the AGEP curriculum.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Health and Life Skills Curriculum - Kibera (Nutrition section, pg 84)

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Adolescent NutritionAnemiaReproductive HealthWater, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
This curriculum, developed in Zambia and adapted for the Kenyan context, aims to provide health education (reproductive health, nutrition, life skills) in weekly "safe space" groups, led by a mentor.
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Multi-Sector Adolescent Nutrition Strategy 2019-2023 (Malawi)

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Adolescent NutritionAnemiaFood Security
The Malawi Multi-Sectoral Adolescent Nutrition Strategy for 2019-2023 adopts a multi-sectoral approach to improving adolescent nutrition. Focus areas include undernutrition, overnutrition, adolescent empowerment, positive behavior change, communicable diseases, creating an enabling environment for nutrition interventions and monitoring and evaluation systems.
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Strengthening Nutrition-Specific Policies for Adolescents in Indonesia: A Qualitative Policy Analysis

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Adolescent NutritionMicronutrient Interventions
This article analyzed policy-related documents and conducted stakeholder interviews in order to identify nutrition-specific policies targeting adolescents in Indonesia. The two policies identified target iron-deficiency anemia through supplementation and school-based obesity screening.
Adolescent Resource Bank

National Strategic Framework on the Health and Development of Adolescents and Young People in Nigeria 2007-2011

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Adolescent NutritionAnemiaEconomic GrowthMicronutrient InterventionsReproductive Health
The goal of this strategic framework is to facilitate the implementation of NIgeria's National Adolescent Health Policy. The framework contains specific objectives for improving adolescent health, along with appropriate indicators which can be used for monitoring and evaluation.
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Adolescent Nutrition Interventions Through School-Based and Community Platforms

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Adolescent NutritionAnemiaFood SecurityWater, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
This document presents highlights from the a baseline survey (2019) in 2 regions of Ethiopia. Dietary diversity was low and food insecurity was common. The study also found that ~30% of adolescent girls missed 1+ days of school in the prior week. Adolescents received limited exposure to nutrition messages at school and in their communities.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Assessment of Adolescent Girl Nutrition, Dietary Practices and Roles in Zimbabwe

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Adolescent NutritionFood SecurityReproductive HealthWater, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
This assessment identified a variety of factors that may contribute to adolescent girl nutritional status in Zimbabwe. Rates of food insecurity and low dietary diversity were high. Pregnancy among unmarried adolescents was also common.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Raising the Profile of Adolescent Nutrition in Pakistan: Learnings on the Journey from Policy to Action

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Adolescent NutritionFood SafetyFood Security
This working paper describes lessons learned throughout the development of the Pakistan Adolescent Nutrition Strategy (PANS).
Adolescent Resource Bank

The Earn & Buy Game (Mchezo wa Kupata na Kununua)

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Adolescent Nutrition
This resource was developed under the USAID-funded Lishe Endelevu Activity for a Social and Behavior Change Communication project, which targeted girls 15–19 in Tanzania. Materials were adapted from Growth Through Nutrition (Ethiopia). Resources include a a Swahili language training guide, posters, and games aimed at improving nutritional awareness, knowledge, and skills.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Menu Planning Game for Improved Dietary Diversity and Increased Frequency of Eating (Tupange Mlo wa Kila Siku na Ktafunwa kwa Vyakula Vyenye Virutubishi Mbalimbali)

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Adolescent Nutrition
This resource was developed under the USAID-funded Lishe Endelevu Activity for a Social and Behavior Change Communication project, which targeted girls 15–19 in Tanzania. Materials were adapted from Growth Through Nutrition (Ethiopia). Resources include a a Swahili language training guide, posters, and games aimed at improving nutritional awareness, knowledge, and skills.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Adolescent Nutrition Teachers' Guide (Kuhamasisha Lishe ya Vijana Balehe kwa Kutumia Zana za Mawasiliano ya Mabadiliko ya Tabia Katika Jamii)

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Adolescent Nutrition
This resource was developed under the USAID-funded Lishe Endelevu Activity for a Social and Behavior Change Communication project, which targeted girls 15–19 in Tanzania. Materials were adapted from Growth Through Nutrition (Ethiopia). Resources include a a Swahili language training guide, posters, and games aimed at improving nutritional awareness, knowledge, and skills.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Out-of-school Girls' Nutrition Poster (Lishe Endelevu Maisha Mazuri!)

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Adolescent Nutrition
This resource was developed under the USAID-funded Lishe Endelevu Activity for a Social and Behavior Change Communication project, which targeted girls 15–19 in Tanzania. Materials were adapted from Growth Through Nutrition (Ethiopia). Resources include a a Swahili language training guide, posters, and games aimed at improving nutritional awareness, knowledge, and skills.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Best Secrets to Share Girls Nutrition Discussion Leaflet (Siri 10 Bora za Kushirikishana: Ushauri wa Lishe kwa Wasichana Balehe)

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Adolescent Nutrition
This resource was developed under the USAID-funded Lishe Endelevu Activity for a Social and Behavior Change Communication project, which targeted girls 15–19 in Tanzania. Materials were adapted from Growth Through Nutrition (Ethiopia). Resources include a a Swahili language training guide, posters, and games aimed at improving nutritional awareness, knowledge, and skills.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Hookworms and Ladders Game (Mchezo wa Kijana na Lishe-Minyoo na Ngazi)

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Adolescent Nutrition
This resource was developed under the USAID-funded Lishe Endelevu Activity for a Social and Behavior Change Communication project, which targeted girls 15–19 in Tanzania. Materials were adapted from Growth Through Nutrition (Ethiopia). Resources include a a Swahili language training guide, posters, and games aimed at improving nutritional awareness, knowledge, and skills.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Bright Minds, Bright Futures Nutrition Poster (Lishe Endelevu Uelewa Mzuri Maisha Mazuri!)

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Adolescent Nutrition
This resource was developed under the USAID-funded Lishe Endelevu Activity for a Social and Behavior Change Communication project, which targeted girls 15–19 in Tanzania. Materials were adapted from Growth Through Nutrition (Ethiopia). Resources include a a Swahili language training guide, posters, and games aimed at improving nutritional awareness, knowledge, and skills.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Six Household Actions Poster for Smallholder Farming Families (Lishie Endelevu Maisha Mazuri)

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Adolescent Nutrition
This resource was developed under the USAID-funded Lishe Endelevu Activity for a Social and Behavior Change Communication project, which targeted girls 15–19 in Tanzania. Materials were adapted from Growth Through Nutrition (Ethiopia). Resources include a a Swahili language training guide, posters, and games aimed at improving nutritional awareness, knowledge, and skills.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Engaging family members in maternal, infant and young child nutrition activities in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic scoping review

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Nutrition and Health SystemsSocial and Behavior Change Adolescent NutritionBreastfeedingInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
Recent guidelines recommend involving fathers, grandmothers, and other family members in maternal and child nutrition programs, but there is a gap in understanding on how to implement such interventions.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Methods, Tools, and Metrics for Evaluating Market Food Environments in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

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Food Systems Food SecurityPrivate-Sector Engagement
With the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Resilience and Food Security, USAID Advancing Nutrition conducted a series of activities to identify assessments (methods, tools, and metrics) suitable for food environments in LMICs.
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[Webinar] Improving Diets Through Innovative Data Analysis and Modeling of Food Fortification: Evidence from Malawi

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
The Micronutrient Action Policy Support project is working with partners in Malawi to use data in innovative ways to inform nutrition policies and programs.